Public Closures on Anacapa Island
Certain trails are temporarily closed on Anacapa Island to all public entry for the protection of breeding western gulls. More »
Public Closures on Santa Barbara Island
Certain Santa Barbara Island trails are closed to all public entry to proctect breeding populations of California brown pelicans and western gulls. More »
San Miguel Island Closure
In the interest of public safety, the U.S. Navy is closing San Miguel Island until further notice due to recent concerns of possible unexploded ordnance. More »
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Channel Islands: From Shore to Sea Curriculum
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Channel Islands National Park
The From Shore to Sea curriculum was developed as part of the JASON Project's expedition to the Channel Islands in 2003. The multidisciplinary, standards-based curriculum is aligned with national and state standards in science, math, language arts, and social science for grades 4-9. The curriculum has been certified by the State of California Learning Resource Network.
- Curriculum Units
- Grade level:
- Fourth Grade - Ninth Grade
- American Indian History and Culture, Biology: Animals, Biology: Plants, Climate, Conservation, Environment, Geography, Geology, Marine Biology, Oceanography, Wildlife Biology
- National/State Standards:
- NS 5–8, A/Science as Inquiry, C/Life Science, F/Science in Personal & Social Perspectives
Did You Know?
The Channel Islands are home to the most well-preserved archeological sites on the Pacific coast, with more than 10,000 years of continuous human occupation recorded.