ERIC Number: ED344735
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Science at the Seashore. Project Impact.
Grant, David; Draxler, Susan
These materials were developed for use at the Ocean Institute at Sandy Hook Park in New Jersey. They are used by the students in Brookdale College's Project Impact, an early intervention program for sixth- and seventh- grade students. These activities are designed to help students learn more about the history, geology, biology, and career opportunities associated with the shore. The document includes a Sandy Hook map, the history, a quiz, and suggested activities dealing with the area. A boat trip activity includes general information, safety tips, sailor's superstitions, suggested readings about ships and superstitions, a boat trip data sheet and recording sheet. An activity unit about plankton includes general information, a vocabulary sheet, a worksheet on phytoplankton and zooplankton, and directions for making a plankton net. An activity unit on marshes includes information, vocabulary worksheet, and follow-up activities. Beach activities include a description of creature, arts and crafts, beach profiles, and sand studies. Sand identification, analysis, and comparison sheets are provided. The last activity is a rock identification key. A glossary for terms associated with waves, tides, coastal ecology, and coastal geology is provided. A course evaluation sheet is appended. (KR)
Descriptors: Career Awareness, Earth Science, Geology, Grade 6, Grade 7, History, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Marine Biology, Resource Materials, Science Activities, Science Education
The Ocean Institute, Brookdale College, Box 533, Sandy Hook, NJ 07732 ($2.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Brookdale Coll., Sandy Hook, NJ. Ocean Inst.