ERIC Number: ED243722
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
A Guide to Field Trip Sites in Coastal North Carolina. Project CAPE Teaching Module SC3a.
Carroll, Walter B.; Carroll, Carolyn H.
This guide provides information on preparing students in grades 4-10 for field trips and describes possible field trip sites in the northeastern, mid-eastern, and southeastern regions of North Carolina. Selected sites in the northeastern region (from Roanoke Island to Ocracoke) include the Dare Coastline and Cape Hatteras National Seashore. Selected sites in the mid-eastern region (between the Pamlico River and the New River Inlet) include the Marine Resources Center, Fort Macon State Park, Croatan National Forest, and Cape Lookout National Seashore. Selected sites in the southeastern region (from the mouth of the Cape Fear River, north to the New River Inlet) include Fort Fisher Ferry Landing and Carolina Beach State Park. Also provided is information on parks and services and (in an appendix): (1) a map indicating natural resources interpretive facilities; (2) cross-section diagrams of northeastern and southern North Carolina coasts; and (3) lists of vegetation found in such coastal habitats and ecosystems as dunes, maritime shrub thickets, maritime forests, salt marshes, freshwater coastal marshes, and cyprus swamps. (JN)
Descriptors: Botany, Ecology, Elementary School Science, Field Trips, Intermediate Grades, Marine Biology, Marine Education, Secondary Education, Secondary School Science, Trees, Wildlife
Project CAPE/Dare County Board of Education, P.O. Box 640, Manteo, NC 27954 ($2.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Dare County Board of Education, Manteo, NC.
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina