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What's It Like Where You Live? - Shoreline DLESE Reviewed Collection
Where oceans and seas meet land, the change is abrupt and sudden. The plants and animals that call this transition zone home have interesting adaptations. Users can view pictures and read about several types of shorelines and coastal features (sandy shores, barrier islands, rocky shores, tide pools, estuaries, salt marshes, mud flats, and mangrove forests), the plants and animals that inhabit them, and oceanic tides, waves, and currents.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
    • Photograph
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Ecology
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Biological oceanography
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2002 Missouri Botanical Garden
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-166
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • K-4:
      • B - Physical science:
        • Position and motion of objects
      • C - Life science:
        • Organisms and environments
  • National Geography Standards:
    • Places and regions:
      • The physical and human characteristics of places
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Missouri Botanical Garden