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Students will explore the native shellstone, coquina, and learn why it made an excellent material for the Castillo's construction.

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 "Coquina Queries: Archaeological Lessons for Northeast Florida." Produced by the Northeast Regional Center of the Florida Public Archaeology Network at Flagler College. Visit coquinaqueries.org   


Agriculture, Archaeology, Architecture, Architecture (Building Styles and Methods), Chemistry, Colonial History, Conservation, Economics, Engineering, Environment, Geography, Geology, Hispanic or Latino American History and Culture, Historic Preservation, History, Leadership, Maritime History, Military and Wartime History, Science and Technology, Slavery, Social Studies, Writing
National/State Standards:
Common Core