.....In the process of creating this web site, several different guides and texts were used for both information and inspiration. To anyone interested in marine education and barrier island coastal processes, I highly recommend these titles.

Ballentine, T. (1991) Tideland Treasures. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press

Keener-Chavis, P and Sautter R. (2000) Of Sand and Sea: Teachings From the Southeastern Shoreline. Charleston: S.C. Sea Grant Consortium more info

Meyer, P (1994) Nature Guide to the Carolina Coast. Wilmington: Avian-Cetacean Press

Schottle, T. (1996) A Guide to a Georgia Barrier Island. St.Simon Island: Watermark Publishing. more info

The Lowcountry Hall Of Science and Math
The Lowcountry Hall of Science and Math is located on the College of
Charleston campus. This unique facility houses the Alliance for Science, Education and Teaching, SERCH, Charleston Math and Science Hub, and the Masters of Education in Science and Mathematics program.

COASTeam Program
The COASTeam Program is an integrated course where middle school teachers learn marine science concepts in the fields of geology, biology,chemistry, and physics. The course teaches these concepts using South Carolina's coast as an excellent "classroom," providing teachers with relevant, local examples to carry back to their own classrooms.
The Bridge
The Bridge is a growing collection of the best marine education resources available on-line. It provides educators with a convenient source of accurate and useful information on global, national, and regional marine science topics, and gives researchers a contact point for educational outreach.
The South Carolina Aquarium
The South Carolina Aquarium is a non-profit, self-supporting educational institution dedicated to excellence in its display of the aquatic environments of South Carolina. The South Carolina Aquarium inspires wonder and appreciation for, and fosters conservation of, those environments for future generations.
South Carolina Marine Educators Association
The South Carolina Marine Educators Association (SCMEA) is an enthusiastic, dynamic, and dedicated team of educators, naturalists, and scientists who recognize the importance of marine and aquatic education and the vital role it plays in increasing public awareness and understanding of marine and aquatic environments.
S.C. Sea Grant Consortium
S.C. Sea Grant Consortium is a university-based network supporting research, education, and outreach to conserve coastal resources and enhance economic opportunity for the people of South Carolina.
National Marine Educators Association
Noaa Coastal Services Center
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources
Patuxent Bird Identification InfoCenter
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