The Coast Guard Comes to Class by: Paul Fawcett

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The United States Coast Guard offers many programs and resources without cost to teachers and their students. The author describes his visit to a sixth-grade classroom, where he demonstrates an oil spill and explains how pollution affects the marine environment.

Grades
  • Elementary
Publication Date
4/1/2002

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Reviews (2)
  • on Mon Apr 01, 2013 12:44 PM

The article describes how to obtain materials or a visit from the US Coast Guard Sea Partners program. The program focuses on safety and pollution control on the waters of the US and could be used in elementary or middle school - although it seems to have an upper elementary focus, it sounds like arrangements could be made to adjust to other grade levels. The contact website no longer leads to information but as of today this one http://www.uscg.mil/hq/cg5/cg544/seapartners.asp will take you to their current site.

Tina  (Bloomington, IN)
Tina (Bloomington, IN)

  • on Mon May 06, 2013 4:34 PM

This article describes Sea Partners, an ocean ecology and maritime prevention program developed by the USCG for upper elementary students. This article describes what a visit from the Coast Guard did for the students. This article which seemed like a good partnership hit a dead end when searched for on the Internet. The article written over 10 years ago may not reflect a program that is still active.

Adah  (San Antonio, TX)
Adah (San Antonio, TX)


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