Lessons from the Sand: Family-Friendly Science Activities You Can Do on a Carolina Beach Southern Gateways Guides

Chapters also include indoor activities for rainy days and activities for nighttime discovery. You will learn about geology, the critters that live on our beaches, waves and currents, weather, and the environmental issues that threaten them. Easy-to-do experiments will help parents and kids discover the ways water, wind, plants, sand, animals, and people interact to shape the constantly changing beaches we love to visit.

Ever wonder where sand comes from? or why shells are colored differently? Or how to estimate the size of a wave? Featuring more than forty fun hands-on activities for families with children, Lessons from the Sand reveals the science behind the amazing natural wonders found on the beaches of North Carolina and South Carolina.

Featuring colorful illustrations and clear instructions, most activities require nothing more than an observant eye and simple tools found at local stores. This book will become an indispensable companion for families, teachers, and students heading to the Carolina coast for years to come.

How to Read a North Carolina Beach: Bubble Holes, Barking Sands, and Rippled Runnels Southern Gateways Guides

Take a walk on the beach with three coastal experts who reveal the secrets and the science of the North Carolina shoreline. What makes sea foam? what are those tiny sand volcanoes along the waterline? You'll find the answers to these questions and dozens more in this comprehensive field guide to the state's beaches, which shows visitors how to decipher the mysteries of the beach and interpret clues to an ever-changing geological story.

Orrin pilkey, drift lines, and william neal explore large-scale processes, as well as smaller features, and sand, waves, such as bubble holes, Tracy Monegan Rice, such as the composition and interaction of wind, and black sands. This indispensable beach book offers vacationers and naturalists a single source for learning to appreciate and preserve the natural features of a genuine state treasure.

Southern gateways guide is a registered trademark of the University of North Carolina Press Used book in Good Condition. In addition, coastal life forms large and small--from crabs and turtles to microscopic animals--are all discussed here. The concluding chapter contemplates the future of North Carolina beaches, considering the threats to their survival and assessing strategies for conservation.


Seashells, Crabs and Sea Stars: Take-Along Guide Take Along Guides

Invites young naturalists to spot wildlife. An introduction to the world of seashells, and sea stars including identification information, crabs, educational activities, and fun facts. Used book in Good Condition. Safety tips are provided and interesting activities are suggested. Cooper Square Pub.

Nature Guide to the Carolina Coast: Common Birds, Crabs, Shells, Fish, and Other Entities of the Coastal Environment

Cooper Square Pub. Used book in Good Condition. It is a perfect resource for coastal residents and visitors along the North Carolina/South Carolina, and even the Georgia coast. Scientifically accurate, yet written in language the lay public can understand. It is a practical, reader-friendly guide to the common animals, entertaining, plants, and environment of the Carolina coast.

Nature guide to the carolina coast, revised, second edition, is a completely updated, and expanded version of the book originally published in 1991. Fully illustrated, with over 150 color photographs to aid with identification of over 120 subjects, plus additional drawings with in-depth information on each subject.

A beachcomber's handbook; valuable to any seaside explorer.

Seashells of Georgia and the Carolinas

With simple organization, distribution maps, this guide tells the individual stories of 213 shelled mollusks using descriptive accounts, and color photographs. Used book in Good Condition. The organization and descriptions as well as the photographs make shell identification easy. Accounts feature glimpses of each seashell's former life as a living creature.

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Shark Tooth Hunting on the Carolina Coast

This is a basic guide on how to find and identify fossil shark teeth from the coast of the Carolinas. Used book in Good Condition. It offers the basic information novices need to get started hunting fossil shark teeth and features an easy-to-use reference section that will allow for speedy identification of species commonly found on the coasts of North and South Carolina.

Cooper Square Pub.

What Lives in a Shell? Let's-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1

Cooper Square Pub. Both text and artwork were expert-reviewed for accuracy. This is a level 1 let's-read-and-find-out, which means the book explores introductory concepts perfect for children in the primary grades and supports the Common Core Learning Standards and Next Generation Science Standards. But for some animals a shell is a home.

HarperCollins. Now rebranded with a new cover look, scallops, this classic picture book features rich marine vocabulary and beautifully accurate illustrations of the many types of shells—inside and out! Young readers will love exploring the fascinating homes of creatures like hermit crabs, and turtles.

Snails and turtles and crabs and clams all have shells that act as their homes and protect them from harm. Used book in Good Condition. Let's-read-and-find-out is the winner of the American Association for the Advancement of Science/Subaru Science Books & Films Prize for Outstanding Science Series. This level 1 let's-read-and-find-Out picture book is a fascinating exploration of the many creatures that make a home in a shell.

. A house is a home for you, a nest is a home for a bird, and a cave is a home for a bear.

Living Beaches of Georgia and the Carolinas

Cooper Square Pub. What is this odd creature? why does the beach look this way? How did this strange item get here? Living Beaches of Georgia and the Carolinas satisfies a beachcomber's curiosity within a comprehensive yet easily browsed guide covering beach processes, minerals, plants, animals, and manmade objects.

Used book in Good Condition. These beaches offer more than a sandy stroll amidst stunning scenery—they are alive! As ever-changing ribbons of sand, these beaches foster unique life-forms and accept beguiling castaways from a vast marine wilderness. The guide is written in a familiar style and is illustrated with distribution maps and over a thousand color photos.

HarperCollins. Mysteries abound. Pineapple Press. Georgia and the carolinas beckon curious beachcombers with over 600 miles of wave-swept Atlantic coastline.

Smithsonian Kids: A Walk by the Ocean Wheels of Wonder

Curious toddlers and preschoolers will learn fun facts in this Smithsonian Kids book about dolphins, sea turtles, sharks, whales, and the fascinating creatures that live in the dark depths of the deep sea. Every page features an engaging "spinning wheel" that when turned by your little one builds fine motor skills and introduces additional sea creatures in the viewing window.

The sturdy board pages and built-in handle are just right for little hands and the beautiful, entertain, detailed illustrations will engage, and educate your little one. Pineapple Press. Cooper Square Pub. Used book in Good Condition. HarperCollins.

Shells of North Carolina, South Carolina & Georgia: A Beachcomber's Guide to the Atlantic Coast Common and Notable Species

Common and scientific names, maximum sizes, shell ranges, and other features are described in this guide. This pocket-sized, 12-panel, laminated, waterproof guide is great for outdoor coastal experiences. Used book in Good Condition. Qrp 172 shells of North Carolina,. Cooper Square Pub. This colorful, educational guide is an excellent resource for identifying the shells, common sea beans and other coastal drift found in beach, bay and related coastal habitats.

HarperCollins. Field identification assistance and educational tips are also presented. Pineapple Press. Other aquatic coastal animals are also included, plus important information about the wrack line and the coastal drift treasures hidden there. Great for all ages and is perfect for anyone who enjoys the coastal areas whether briefly visiting the beach to nature enthusiasts and beachcombers.

. This conveniently sized guide features photographs grouped by color of some of North Carolina/South Carolina/Georgia’s common, uncommon and highly sought shelled animals.

Tideland Treasure: The Naturalist's Guide to the Beaches and Salt Marshes of Hilton Head Island and the Atlantic Coast

Used book in Good Condition. Qrp 172 shells of North Carolina,. Tideland treasure is an illustrated guide to the beaches and marshes of the eastern coast of the United States, New Jersey, encompassing seashores and wetlands from Ocean City, to Cape Canaveral, Florida. This expanded edition includes fifty new color illustrations, a new foreword, a new glossary of tideland terms, five new essays, and a new index of common and scientific names of tideland species.

Common names are used to make the information memorable for casual beachcombers and amateur naturalists alike. University of South Carolina Press. HarperCollins. Rich with true-to-life illustrations and handwritten text, this handsome guidebook captures the nature of the sea, beach, plants, salt marsh, and animals of the region in easy-to-understand text.

. Cooper Square Pub. Pineapple Press.