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Carolina Coastal Science
The Carolina Coastal Science Web site is an innovative, inquiry-based science resource that utilizes the interactive technologies of a Web browser to explore science in coastal Carolina. Teachers and students can use this web site independently or as a class using a number of different teaching strategies, such as, open-ended inquiries, guided inquiries, independent research, and cooperative group learning. The explorations consist of the Carolina Coast's barrier islands, inlets, coastal processes, and coastal issues. The site includes an educator's guide and photojournal.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Primary (K-2)
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
Type of resource:
  • For the classroom:
    • Computer activity
    • Guide for instructor
    • Module / Unit
  • Visual:
    • Map
    • Photograph
    • Video
  • Text:
    • Glossary
  • Environmental science
  • Geographical Sciences:
    • Human geography
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
  • Hydrology
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Physical oceanography
  • Technology
Technical requirements:
RealPlayer plug-in
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
The contents of the Carolina Coastal Science Web site are intended for educational, personal, and noncommercial use of its users. All materials published on Carolina Coastal Science (including, but not limited to, textual content, photographs, images, illustrations, and video clips, also known as "The Content") are protected by copyright and owned or controlled by the party credited as the provider of the content, or other materials. Carolina Coastal Science is protected by copyright as a collective work and/or compilation, pursuant to U.S. copyright laws, international conventions and other copyright laws. The user may not modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, reproduce, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, display or in any way exploit any of the Content and materials in whole or in part.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-000-437
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Author: Dr Alec M. Bodzin
Lehigh University