All Lesson Plans

A Pirate’s Life for Me

Students will be able to communicate what life on a pirate ship was probably like.

A Quick Survey of South Carolina Pirates

Students will be able to name some famous local pirates and summarize their exploits in and around South Carolina.

A Rotten Idea

Action for a cleaner tomorrow: A South Carolina Environmental Curriculum Supplement is an activity-based interdisciplinary curriculum supplement that can serve as a starting place for introducing basic environmental education in the classroom. In this lesson, students will examine how some waste can be recycled by composting.

A Treasure Hunt

Students will be able to communicate map directions through written instructions.

Adaptations

Students will learn: 1) what an adaptation is; and 2) to research a specific mollusk.

Adaptations to the Environment: A Living Fossil – the American Horseshoe Crab

Students will learn the anatomy and natural history of the horseshoe crab, recognize and explain adaptations used by horseshoe crabs to interact successfully with their environments, and investigate the evolutionary history of the horseshoe crab. They will also examine ecological issues concerning the horseshoe crab and its harvest for medicinal uses.

Adaptations to the Environment: A Living Fossil – the American Horseshoe Crab

Students will learn the anatomy and natural history of the horseshoe crab, recognize and explain adaptations used by horseshoe crabs to interact successfully with their environments, and investigate the evolutionary history of the horseshoe crab. They will also examine ecological issues concerning the horseshoe crab and its harvest for medicinal uses.

Air, Air Is Everywhere

Action for a cleaner tomorrow: A South Carolina Environmental Curriculum Supplement is an activity-based interdisciplinary curriculum supplement that can serve as a starting place for introducing basic environmental education in the classroom. This lesson will have students naming and describing the characteristics of air.

An Educator's Guide to Folly Beach

This site was designed to offer basic information on South Carolina's barrier islands for both educators and non-educators alike. It offers background content and images for educators to use in teaching marine science. 

Analyze Patterns and Distribution of Gold Mines

Students will be able to recognize and describe patterns of rock distribution in the state.

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