• Views from Penobscot Mountain summit.

    Acadia

    National Park Maine

Shoreline Discovery - Teacher Resources

Coastal natural history is explored as fifth-grade students take a close look at the variety of life in the rocky intertidal area, mud flats, and spruce-fir forests. Special attention is given to the adaptations of plants and animals.

An educator's guide for this program is available for purchase through Eastern National, the park's cooperating association.

Maine State Learning Results


All items are available from the Educator's Resource Library unless otherwise indicated with a *.

General Bibliography

Bascom, Willard. Waves and Beaches: The Dynamics of the Ocean Surface. Garden City, NY: Anchor Press/Doubleday, 1980.

*Berrill, Michael and Deborah Berrill. A Sierra Club Naturalists' Guide, The North Atlantic Coast: Cape Cod to Newfoundland. San Francisco, CA: Sierra Club Books, 1981.

*Calhoun, Aram J.K., et al. The Wetlands of Acadia National Park and Vicinity. Joint publication of Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station; University of Maine, Department of Wildlife Ecology; National Park Service; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Carson, Rachel. The Edge of the Sea. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1979.

Coulombe, Deborah A. The Seaside Naturalist. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 1984.

Gosner, Kenneth L. Peterson's Guide to the Atlantic Seashore. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1955, © renewed 1983.

Robbins and Yentsch. The Sea Is All About Us. Salem, MA: Peabody Museum of Science, 1973.

Teacher Literature

Bayer, Robert and Juanita Bayer. Lobsters Inside-Out, A Guide to the Maine Lobster. Bar Harbor, ME: Acadia Publishing Co., 1989.

Berrill, N. J. and Jacquelyn Berrill. 1001 Questions Answered About the Seashore. New York, NY: Dover Publications, Inc., 1957.

Braus, Judy, ed. Ranger Rick's Nature Scope - Diving Into Oceans. Washington, DC: National Wildlife Federation, 1992.

Braus, Judy, ed. Ranger Rick's Nature Scope - Wading Into Wetlands. Washington, DC: National Wildlife Federation, 1986.

Burton, Carol M. and Paul Burton. Color 'n' Learn Tidepool Life. Temple City: CA: Creative Classroom, 1974.

Butzow, John. Have You Seen the Shore Before? Orono, ME: University of Maine at Orono, 1980.

Doris, Ellen. Marine Biology. New York, NY: Thames and Hudson, Inc., 1993.

Gosner, Kenneth L. A Field Guide to the Atlantic Seashore. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin CO., 1978.

Guberlet, Muriel Lewin. The Seashore Parade. Lancaster, PA: Jacques Cattell Press, 1942.

Hay, John, et al. The Curious Naturalist. Washington, DC: The National Geographic Society, 1991.

Kingsbury, John M. The Rocky Shore. Old Greenwich, CT: Chatham Press, Inc., 1970.

Niesen, Thomas. The Marine Biology Coloring Book. New York, NY: Harper and Row, 1982.

The Ocean Book. New York, NY: John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 1989.

Oldershaw, Cally. Our Planet: Oceans. USA: Troll Associates, 1994.

Reeves, Randall; Brent Stewart and Stephen Leatherwood. Seals and Sirenians. San Francisco, CA: Sierra Club Books, 1992.

Roettger, Dorris. Our Ecosystems. Carthage, IL: Simon and Schuster, 1993.

Ruehrwein, Dick. Mystic Marinelife Aquarium Activity Guide. Cincinnati, OH: Creative Co., 1983.

Swenson, Alan A. Secrets of a Seashore. Portland, ME: Guy Gannett Publishing Co., 1981.

Toops, Connie. Let's Explore the Seashore. Conway, AR: Explorer Press, 1989.

Student Literature

Alder, David. Our Amazing Oceans. Mahwah, NJ: Troll Associates, 1983.

Arthur, Alex. Eyewitness Books - Shell. New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.,1989.

Burton, Carol M. and Paul Burton. Color 'n' Learn Tidepool Life. Temple City: CA: Creative Classroom, 1974.

Burton, Maurice. The Life of Fishes. New York, NY: Golden Press, 1974.

Carson, Rachel. Life Under the Sea. New York, NY: Golden Press, 1968.

Coe, Geoffrey. The How, Why and Wonder Book of Fish. New York, NY: Gosset and Dunlap, 1973.

Connor, Judith. Seashore Life on the Rocky Coasts. CA: Monterey Bay Aquarium Foundation, 1993.

Cook, David. Ocean Life. New York, NY: Crown Publishers, 1983.

Dunmire, Marj. Water Birds. Estes Park, CO: Pegasus Graphics, 1992.

Doris, Ellen. Marine Biology. New York, NY: Thames and Hudson, Inc., 1993.

Filisky, Michael. Peterson First Guides - Fishes. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1989.

Guberlet, Muriel Lewin. The Seashore Parade. Lancaster, PA: Jacques Cattell Press, 1942.

Gunzi, Christiane. Tide Pool. New York, NY: Dorling Kindersley, Inc., 1992.

Holling, Clancy Holling. Pagoo. Boston, MA: Houhgton Mifflin Co., 1957.

Jennings, Terry. Sea and Seashore. Chicago, IL: Childrens Press, 1982.

Kricher, John C. Peterson First Guides - Seashores. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1992.

Kricher, John and Gordon Morrison. A Field Guide to Seashores Coloring Book. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1989.

Lepthien, Emilie U. and Joan Kalbacken. A New True Book Wetlands. Chicago, IL: Childrens Press, 1993.

Monroe, Alexander. Barnacle and His Friends. West Falmouth, MA: Alexander Monroe, 1979.

Moses, Barbara. Discover Seashores. Laurenceburg, IN: R. L. Ruehrwein, 1995.

Parker, Steve. Eyewitness Books - Fish. New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1990.

Parker, Steve. Eyewitness Books - Seashore. New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1989.

Pluckrose, Henry. Walkabout Seashore. Chicago, IL: Childrens Press, 1993.

Pope, Joyce. Seashores. Mahwah, NJ: Troll Associates, 1990.

Ricciuti, Edward R. Fish. Woodbridge, CT: Blackbirch, 1993.

Sabin, Frances. Oceans. Mahwah, NJ: Troll Associates, 1985.

Scheid, Margaret. Discovering Acadia: A Guide for Young Naturalists. Bar Harbor, ME: Acadia Publishing Co., 1987.

Shepherd, Elizabeth. No Bones. New York, NY: MacMillan Publishing Co., 1988.

Swenson, Allan A. Secrets of a Seashore: The World Within a Tidepool. New York, NY: David McKay Co., Inc., 1979.

Swinney, Geoff and Kate Charlesworth. Fish Facts. Gretna, LA: Pelican Publishing Co., 1994.

Taylor, Barbara. Look Closer: Shoreline. New York, NY: Dorling Kindersley, 1993.

Taylor, Dave. Endangered Ocean Animals. New York, NY: Crabtree Publishing Co., 1993.

Waters, John F. Saltmarshes and Shifting Dunes. New York, NY: Harvey House Inc., 1970.

Wexo, John Bonnett. Zoobooks - Seabirds. San Diego, CA: Wildlife Educators, Ltd., 1995.

Zim, Herbert. Seashores. NY: Golden Press. 1955.

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