Climate Change and Seaside Science

How is climate change impacting coastal ecosytems? If sea level rises one meter, where will the tide land on the landscape? Are oceans storms accreting or eroding sediments? Middle School students may investigate these questions in a coastal ecosystem near you.

Program Location(s):

Endicott, Wenham
Your school or other location


6, 7, 8


  • $125 per contact hour if teachers assists with teaching

Curriculum Frameworks:

7-MS-ESS2-4 - Earth's Systems - solar radiation/gravity drive water cycle
7-MS-ESS3-4 - Earth and Human Activity - technological mitigation in resource use
7-MS-LS2-2 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - competition/predation/parasitism/etc.
7-MS-LS2-4 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - ecosystem disruptions can shift pop.
7-MS-LS2-5 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - designs for protecting an ecosystem
8-MS-ESS1-2 - Earth's Place in the Universe - gravity and ocean tides
8-MS-ESS2-6 - Earth's Systems - how ocean effects regional weather
8-MS-ESS3-5 - Earth and Human Activity - human activities and global temperatures

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