When to Visit Safety First Preventing tide pools from being loved to death Tide Pools Tide pooling “rules” for conservation of the environment High vs. Low Tide (tide tables) Clothing Options Additional Items to bring Common abuses by humans at tide pools Summer vs. Winter Touch and feel: how to properly handle animals Day vs. Night Morning/Noon Vs. Afternoon/Evening Always know the tide & never turn your back to the ocean. Global Climate Change impacts ocean ecosystems. You can help. Don’t pollute or damage tide pools.
When to Visit Given a tide table for a given day, the tide pool visitor will be able to decipher (state aloud) what time of day (morning/afternoon/evening) low tide will take place. (Process - Perform - Apply) Without any references, the tide pool visitor will be able to state three benefits of visiting the tide pools in the Winter vice during the Summer Season. (Fact - Inform - Recall)
Safety First Given a list of clothing options, the tide pool visitor will be able to choose appropriate attire for a visit at the tide pools such that their safety is not at risk. (Application – Principle) When preparing for a visit to the tide pools, the tide pool visitor will be able to decide what additional items they need to bring or not bring to their tide pool visit in order to enrich their experience. (Application – Principle)
Preventing Tide Pools From Being Loved to Death Given a categorized list of tide pool animals, the learner will be able to discriminate between appropriate and inappropriate ways to handle the 5 categories of habitants of tide pools (Concept-Recall/Apply) Given a list of rules, the learner will be able to state the benefits of protecting the tide pool environment by following the rules (Concept-Recall) The learner will be able to state the harmful effects of abusing the tide pool environment and inhabitants (Fact-Recall) Without any references, the tide pool visitor will be able to state three things that can be done to reduce the effects of Global Climate Change. (Fact-Recall) Without any references, the tide pool visitor will be able to state three things that can be done to avoid damaging fragile tide pools. (Fact-Recall) On a visit to the tide pool, the visitor will be able to determine (state) how to properly observe the tide pool inhabitants without causing harm. (Concept-Recall/Apply)