General Shoreline Links
- Learn how the moon and the sun cause tides to change in the ocean.
Sandy Shore Links
Beaches - Learn about the types of beaches, how they are formed,
what lives there, and how humans impact beaches.
Rocky Shore Links
Sandy Shores - Tour sandy shores and coastal wetlands at this site by the Monterey Bay Aquarium. The site includes games and activities, video clips, a bird webcam, and an online field guide.
Life on the Rocky Shore
- This site by fourth and fifth graders explores tidepools,
tidepool animals, and tides. It includes activities and games.
Shore - Learn about the rocky shore and the creatures that live
there through video clips, games and activities, and more at this site by the Monterey Bay Aquarium.
Tide Pool - This site's three-dimensional QuickTime VR pesentation,
lets you can take a 360 degree look at a tide pool during both low tide
and high tide. See what's living above, at, and under the water's surface
and how the shifting tide changes life for the oceanic creatures.
Estuaries - Learn about different types of estuaries, their
characteristics, what lives there, and human impact.
Barrier Island Links
Estuaries - Explore estuaries, including some of the plants
and animals that live there, on this website. Through a variety of games
and activities, you’ll learn how you can help protect these natural treasures.
How Barrier Islands
Work - Examine the fragile ecosystems of barrier islands: how these
islands are formed, what habitats and life are present on them, how they
change, the consequences of development and the recreational activities
that attract tourists to them every year.
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