Socratic Seminar by Thomas Duffy

Subject Area: Science

Grade Level: Special Education Students and 2nd/3rd Grade level Elementary Students

Overview: The shore, which is covered by sandy beaches, is home to many sea creatures. This area is a very harsh environment as it is at the mercy of waves and tides.
The marine animals that live in this environment have to survive both in and out of sea water. They have to deal with change in moisture, temperature, saltiness and being covered with water during high tide and exposed during low tide.

Standards: Science Standard 7: Understand the structure and functions of cells and systems in organism.


"Teacher Double Feature"
A competitive grant opportunity provided through a partnership between the Contra Costa County Office of Education and Pacific Bell.


Contra Costa County Office of Education
77 Santa Barbara Rd.
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

May 2002