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Curriculum Materials

Activity Suggestions
(by grade level)

* denotes pre-visit activities
For K-2, please call for activity suggestions.

Each link is a downloadable MS Word (.doc file) document.

Grade

Georgia Performance Standard


3rd Grade
Beach Survey

S3L2, S3CS1

Build A Marsh*

S3CL1

Diversi-tree

S3CL1

Dune Critters

S3CL1

Forest Survey

S3CL1

Fossil Hunt

S3E2, S3CS3, S3CS8

Island Ecosystems*

S3CL1

Island Habitat Comparison

S3CL1

Marsh Stew

S3L1, S3CS4, S3CS8

Meroplankton Matchup*

S3CL1

See What's In The Sea

S3CL1

Soils Survey

S3E1, S3CS1a, S3CS3, S3CS8

The Dune System

S3CL1

The Living Dock

S3CL1

Tiny Rocks

SS3G1, S3CS1a, S3CS3, S3CS8

What's a National Park?

map skills

What's Your Lifestyle?*

S3CL1

Where is Cumberland Island?

map skills


4th Grade
Build A Marsh*

S4L1

Coastal Encounters

S4L1, SS4G1

Critter to Critter

S4L1, S4L2

Diversi-tree*

S4L1

Dungeness Scavenger Hunt

map skills

Forest Survey

S4L1

Habitat Pit*

S4L1

Healing Forest

S4L1, SS4H1

Island Ecosystems*

S4L1

Salt Marsh Step

S4L1

Sand Pile

S4L1

See What's In The Sea

S4L1a/b, S4CS8

What's a National Park?

map skills

What's Your Lifestyle?*

S4L1, S4L2

Where is Cumberland Island?

map skills

Who Am I?*

S4L1, S4L2

Weather The Dunes

S4E4a, S4E3



6th Grade
Coastal Encounters

S6E5

Fossil Hunt

S6E5f, S6CS8

Island Formation*

S6E5d/e, S6CS8

Islands of Sand

S6E5

Moving Sand

S6E5

Ride the Tide*

S6E1d/e, S6E2a/c, S6E3d

Soil Survey

S6E5g, S6CS4

Tiny Rocks

S6E5b/c/e

Weather The Dunes

S6E2, S6E4, S6E4, S6CS4, S6CS5

Why Save the Dunes?

S6E5


7th Grade
Can We Live Together?

S7L4

Critter to Critter

S7L4

Diversi-tree*

S7L4

Fossils Hunt

S7L5c, S7CS8

Islands of Sand

S7L4

Keying Trees

S7L1a/b

Marsh Stew

S7L1, S7CS2

See What's In The Sea

S7L1, S7CS2

The Living Dock

S7L1, S7CS2

Tremendous Trees

S7L1, S7CS4


8th Grade
Coastal Encounters

SS8G1

Dungeness Scavenger Hunt

SS8H1, SS8H2

Islands of Sand

SS8G1

Why Save The Dunes?

SS8G1


For high school groups, please call for activity suggestions.

Did You Know?

Loggerhead Sea Turtle

There are many special species that rely on barrier islands such as Cumberland. They include wood storks, piping plovers, least terns, gopher tortoises, manatees and sea turtles.