Lesson Plans

Available are descriptions of lesson plans created by schools, educators, museums, state and federal parks, and other educational organizations.

Measuring the success of sea turtle nests and hatchlings is essential to monitoring the health of a local sea turtle population.

Activities related to call-and-response in songs: "Got On My Travelin' Shoes," "Jonah," "Eli, Eli (Somebody Call Eli)."

The students will:

  • Identify coastal animals that use camouflage for protection from predators.
  • Recreate camouflage patterns

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 educat

This activity will help students understand what an artifact is and think about South Carolina (or relevant time period/culture) through artifacts. 

Focus Question: How can we count the number of plankton in the water column?

In this lesson, students complete a science unit on ecosystems, habitats, and populations, with special emphasis on the intricate balance that exists within a natural habitat.

This lesson explores food webs using organisms from the South Carolina Salt Marsh. Students read about the organisms and have to put together their own food web from the information provided.

In this lesson, students do research to learn how the litter problem impacts South Carolina, North Carolina, and Georgia and how these states are attempting to address the problem.

Students plot high and low tidal data points using a tide chart. Students will make predictions from their graph.