ERIC Number: ED237332
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Mar
Reference Count: 0
North Carolina Marine Education Manual. Connections: Guide to Marine Resources, Living Marine Systems and Coastal Field Trips.
Spence, L.; Medlicott, J.
This collection of teaching and resource materials is designed to help middle school teachers put marine perspectives into their lessons. Materials are organized into three parts. Part 1 describes the preparation and maintenance of brackish water aquariums, marine aquariums, and touch tanks. Activities related to and sources of information on keeping a brackish or saltwater aquarium are included. Part 2 includes information on: the focus of marine education; University of North Carolina Sea Grant College Program; North Carolina 4-H Program; weather awareness resources; and organizations interested in North Carolina natural resources. Also included are lists of: bulletins, journals, and magazines (with sources and current costs); film companies; North Carolina films; North Carolina state government resources (with descriptions); federal government resources; and marine career resources. Part 3 includes: a guide for planning educational field trips throughout coastal North Carolina (includes such information as places to visit, their location, expenses, reservations, exhibits, medical services); federal/state fish hatcheries and museums/science centers; bibliography of reference guides for field trips; and suggestions of ways to avoid the liability problems associated with field trips. All activities described can be modified for use with upper or lower grades. (JN)
Descriptors: Educational Resources, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Field Trips, Information Sources, Instructional Films, Marine Biology, Marine Education, Outdoor Activities, Program Descriptions, Resource Materials, Science Activities, Science Education, Secondary School Science, Weather
UNC Sea Grant, 105 "1191" Bldg., North Carolina University, Raleigh, NC 27650. (Out-of-state, $2.00; N.C. Residents, free.)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reference Materials - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Department of Commerce, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh. Sea Grant Coll.
Identifiers: Aquariums; North Carolina