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Marine Education publications

Marine Education
Teaching guides and information on our marine environment

Guide to the Salt Marshes and Tidal Creeks of the Southeastern United States
This comprehensive guide, produced in partnership by the S.C. Department of Natural Resources, S.C. Sea Grant Consortium, and Clemson Extension, provides an overview of salt marsh and tidal creek ecosystems in the southeastern United States. The guide includes information on species identification and classification, ecosystem services and threats, cultural and historical highlights, and stewardship opportunities. 2016. 103 pp. VIEW PDF  MOBILE VERSION

Microplastics in Estuaries
This colorful poster describes how plastics degrade into microplastics, potential effects on wildlife of microplastic ingestion, and features several easy things people can do to help reduce the amount of plastics in the environment. Available for pick up at the S.C. Sea Grant Consortium office or through distribution partners. 2017.  FREE  VIEW PDF

The Educator’s Guide to Marine Debris
This publication is designed for educators in both formal and informal settings. The guide includes information about marine debris, lessons useful for middle-school levels, and regional and national marine debris resource listings. 2008. 44 pp. FREE  VIEW ONLINE

South Carolina: Our Amazing Coast
This curriculum contains teacher resources and lesson plans for grades 3-5. Lessons are aligned with the South Carolina Science Curriculum Standards and are written in a “learning focused” format. Includes background on South Carolina features, such as geology, climate, and plants, plus fast facts and a list of web resources. 2005. 126 pp. FREE VIEW PDF

Coastal Heritage, Vol. 12, No. 3, Winter 1997-98
The ABC's of Science Education. John H. Tibbetts. Educators and business leaders are initiating the first stages of ambitious reforms to change how young Americans learn math and science. 16 pp. FREE  (out of print) 

Coastal Heritage, Vol. 13, No. 4, Spring 1999
Nature's Lessons: A Closer Look. John H. Tibbetts. Too many teachers, critics argue, promote a narrow ideology of doom and gloom about the planet's future. But a growing number of schoolchildren are learning important lessons about complex issues such as global warming, educators say. 16 pp. FREE  (out of print) 

Guide to Common Jellyfishes of South Carolina
Dale R. Calder and Margaret Callison Pridgen. This booklet explains the difference between safe and venomous jellyfish. 1989. 12 pp. $1.00 ORDER

Marine Science Careers: A Sea Grant Guide to Ocean Opportunities
Marine Science Careers is a publication of the National Sea Grant College Program and a companion piece to the Sea Grant web site devoted to providing information on career opportunities in the marine sciences: The web site includes all of the information in this publication as well as additional profiles, information on salary levels for marine scientists, links to other sources of information on careers in the marine sciences, and a range of other features. Marine Science Careers and are collaborations between Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and New Hampshire Sea Grant College Program. 2000. 33 pp. FREE VIEW PDF

Of Sand and Sea: Teachings From the Southeastern Shoreline
Paula Keener-Chavis and Leslie Reynolds Sautter. This book answers questions about the ocean—how it was formed and what lives in it. 2002. 76 pp. FREE VIEW PDF

Sea Sampler: Aquatic Activities for the Field and Classroom, Elementary
Wendy Beard Allen and Patty Owens McLaughlin. This loose-leaf insert is a compilation of aquatic activities for the field and classroom to engage elementary students in hands-on experiences in the coastal and marine environment. 1985. 118 pp. SCSG-TR-85-1. $4 ORDER

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