Sixth graders study the important habitats, flora, fauna, and physical factors of coastal habitats. They compare the aquatic habitats to terrestrial habitats by researching and completing tables with the information.
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New Review Where’s the Beach? Investigating Protecting Coastlines from Erosion
Today it's here and tomorrow ... maybe not! Investigate the causes of coastline erosion and proposed solutions through this engaging set of lessons. Learners also create and explore the effectiveness of different materials to protect the...
6th - 12th Science
Turning the Tide on Trash: Marine Debris Curriculum
Seven pages of fascinating reading on marine debris preface the activities in this lesson plan. Four different activities are employed to simulate how the debris is distributed in the ocean and along beaches. Early ecology learners...
6th - 8th Science
An Introduction to the Marine Environment and Geology of City Point: A Model for Experiential Teaching
Students begin the lesson by researching the history of City Point, Connecticut. Using a map, they color areas they were asked to find and discuss why the areas are important to the community. As a class, they are shown recent slides...
5th - 8th Science