A Student’s View of the Southeastern Coast From Space

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CAN DO Coast Watchers

A Student’s View of the Southeastern Coast From Space

Table of Contents

EarthKAM Images

PURPOSE

OBJECTIVES

MAPPING OBJECTIVES

COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY OBJECTIVES

CONTENT AREAS

PROCESS SKILLS

MANAGEMENT TIPS

MATERIALS & TOOLS

A Student’s View of the Southeastern Coast From Space

COASTAL ZONE

BEACHES

BEACHES

BEACHES

TYPES OF CURRENTS

SEDIMENT PATTERNS

TYPES OF CURRENTS

TYPES OF CURRENTS

BARRIER ISLANDS

BARRIER ISLANDS

ESTUARIES & MARSHES

ESTUARIES & MARSHES

MARINE LIFE

MARINE LIFE

U.S. COASTAL AREAS

COASTAL PROBLEMS - EROSION

BEACH EROSION

DEVELOPEMENT

CLIMATE CHANGE

USES OF THE COASTAL ZONE

A Student’s View of the Southeastern Coast From Space

A Changing Perspective of Charleston, South Carolina from a Satellite Image to a Flat Map

MATERIALS

SUGGESTED GROUPING PATTERNS

OBJECTIVES

EXPLORATION OF IMAGE

EXPLORATION OF IMAGE

EXPLORATION OF IMAGE

ANNOTATED IMAGE

EXPLORATION OF IMAGE

IMAGE QUESTION #1

IMAGE QUESTION #2

IMAGE QUESTION #3

IMAGE QUESTION #4

GROUND TRUTHING

POLITICAL MAP IDENTIFICATION

POLITICAL MAP QUESTIONS

Relief Map of South Carolina

RELIEF MAP IDENTIFICATION

BARRIER ISLANDS

MATERIALS

SUGGESTED GROUPING PATTERNS

THE “LOW COUNTRY”

Examine the Charleston Shuttle image. Identify and label the following on the image:

Explore the City of Charleston

Explore the City of Charleston

Explore the City of Charleston

Explore the City of Charleston

Explore the City of Charleston

THE GULF STREAM

THE GULF STREAM QUESTIONS

Use the Savannah and Charleston images to explore barrier island structure and formation.

Explore Barrier Islands

Explore Barrier Islands

Explore Barrier Islands

Explore Barrier Islands

Explore Barrier Islands

Explore Barrier Islands

Explore Barrier Islands

FURTHER EXPLORATIONS

FURTHER EXPLORATIONS

FURTHER EXPLORATIONS

MARINE ORGANISMS

MATERIALS

SUGGESTED GROUPING PATTERNS

The student will be able to identify marine organisms that inhabit the Atlantic coastal zone and describe their adaptations to their unique environments.

Explore the Marine Environment

Fish Caught in a Seine Net at Folly Beach

Explore the Marine Environment

Explore the Marine Environment

Explore the Tidal Zone

Explore the Tidal Zone

Explore the Tidal Zone

Explore the Tidal Zone

Discussion Questions

Discussion Questions

Discussion Questions

Discussion Questions

A Student’s View of the Southeastern Coast From Space

ASSESSMENT 1

ASSESSMENT 2

ASSESMENT 3

ASSESMENT 4

Extension 1

Extension 2

Extension 3

Extension 4

Extension 5

Alvin

Extension 6

Extension 7

Extension 8

Extension 9

Extension 10

Extension 11

Extension 12

Related Web Sites

Related Web Sites

Related Web Sites

THE END

Lead Author: Eve Katuna

Contributing Authors: Nancy Parson, Ellen Vaughan, Kathy Rackley

Additional Material: Margaret Spiger's Class, Robin Rutherford

PowerPoint Adaptation: James Nicholson

Email: cando@musc.edu

Home Page: http://www.musc.edu/cando/secoast