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Do you want to explore the Atlas in a fun way?
On this page, you will find several games and interactive activities! Click on the yellow buttons to access them.
Activity Description and further information
Ships entering and leaving the port of Ostend in Belgium.
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Atlas Blue Economy Challenge

They have done it again! The Atlas team has hidden five images related to sectors of the Blue Economy in the European Maritime Day in My Country 2024 map layer! To help you, they have revealed the geographical coordinates of the locations where they are hidden. Can you find them?

General publications29 April 2024
Blue Economy Challenge - Teachers Guide


Beach in Oostend.
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Marine Litter Quiz
General publications28 March 2024
Download the Atlas’ Quiz on Marine Litter

Wish to know more about pollution on beaches and in the ocean?

  1. Open the presentation in slide show mode. On the second page, click on the answer.
  2. Not correct ? Click on “Let’s try again”! You see a map? Well done! 
  3. Looking for further information? Click on the hyperlink below the map. To continue, move to the next slide.


European Atlas of the Seas Educational Quiz
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Educational Quiz
General publications19 November 2023
Download the European Atlas of the Seas Educational Quiz

With this educational quiz, learn about sea level rise, mean underwater depth and marine litter.



Atlas Geocaching game

The Atlas’ technical team has hidden three objects in the map layer ‘European Maritime Day in My Country 2023’. The geographical coordinates for the locations where these objects can be found are included in the game instructions. By using the Atlas’ measure tool, students can find these locations and find the common theme to these three objects.

Teachers' Guide - Geocaching game



Boat race level 1 (New Skipper)

Boat Race level 2 (Experienced skipper)

Discover activities organized across Europe for European Maritime Day in my Country 2022 by participating in a virtual boat race that will take you from Finland to Italy!

Boat race level 2 (Experienced skippers) is aimed at skippers who are already familiar with the European Atlas of the Seas and the use of geographical coordinates to find locations on a map. Not yet an experienced skipper in the Atlas? Become one with boat race level 1 (New skipper)!

Teachers' Guide - Boat race level 1

Teachers' Guide - Boat race level 2


Treasure Hunt

Have you ever heard of a treasure, hidden in a map?

Resolve the questions in the game, travel through the European Atlas of the Seas and find the treasure!

Teachers' Guide - Treasure Hunt



Easter Egg

Find our Easter Egg!

Solve the questions and see what happens!

Teachers' Guide - Easter Egg



Biodiversity quiz

Learn about

  • Marine Natura 2000 sites;
  • Regional Sea Conventions; and
  • Posidonia oceanica!