Santa Barbara Island Closed Due to Storm Damage
Santa Barbara Island is currently closed to public access due to damage from the high surf associated with Hurricane Marie. 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?
Painted Cave on Santa Cruz Island is one of the world’s largest known sea caves. The cave measures 1215 feet in length (the size of more than four football fields), has a 160 foot entrance, and is almost 100 feet wide.