Coastal Dynamics

Life's a beach! The 16th installment of a 23-part NOAA Enrichment in Marine sciences and Oceanography (NEMO) program first examines different types of coasts and how they form. An activity then has learners investigate the shoreline erosion of Lake Erie.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Have learners research examples of different types of coasts
  • Use the resource to introduce coastline erosion
Classroom Considerations

  • Activity requires materials, such as colored pencils and tracing paper
Pros

  • Teacher copy of activity includes notes and answer key
  • Resource provides definitions for key terminology
Cons

  • None