The Project Teachers' Pack has been produced to support education practitioners directly involved in the project i.e. undertaking surveys or teachers who are looking for resources to teach climate change, rocky shore ecology and/or marine conservation.
The pack has been produced in Microsoft word so teachers can adapt the material to their needs. Alternatively you can download the smaller .pdf document.
Follow the links for more information and downloading options on each element.
1. Teachers' Pack, Word document (25,760kb)
2. Teachers' Pack, PDF document (5,808kb)
3. Power Point presentation (54, 552kb) Updated 16/06/10
4. Training DVD (57, 548kb)
5. Species Photographs (7,810kb)
7. Species search cards (22.540kb)
The Shore Thing guide for teachers, which includes background information on the project and subject matter, advise on linking a Shore Thing survey to your national curriculum, a complete step by step guide to conducting a Shore Thing survey, and a selection of student worksheets to support the educational value of the activity.
Click here to download a .doc version of the Teachers Pack (25,760kb) (Microsoft Word)
Click here to download a .pdf version of the Teachers Pack (5,808kb) ( Adobe Acrobat Reader)
Or click one of the links below to download a specific section within the Teachers Pack
Section 5 - Teachers' Notes (3,889kb)
Section 6 - Student Worksheets (290kb)
The Shore Thing Power Point presentation has been designed to give anyone participating in the survey an introduction to the project background and subject matter, the value of the data collected, and, most importantly, a good understanding of how to successfully conduct the work!
Click here to download the full high resolution presentation (16,088kb) (Microsoft Power Point)
Click here to download the full lower resolution presentation (8,052kb) (Microsoft Power Point)
Or click one of the links below to download a specific section of the presentation
Section 1 - Climate Change (1,657kb)
Section 2 - Rocky Shore Ecology (3,440kb)
Section 3 - The Shore Thing Project (4,934kb)
The Shore Thing DVD was originally produced as part of the project pilot, it is a short film designed to help students understand more about the work they are going to conduct on the shore. Also features a sound track popular with students and teachers alike!
Click here to watch a .wmv version of the Training DVD (57,548kb) (Windows Media Player)
The species photographs can be used in conjunction with the Shore Thing presentation as a species identification training excercise for students in the classroom, or independently, as activity A2 from section 6 of the Teachers Pack: Student Worksheets.
Click here to download the images (7,810kb) (Adobe Acrobat Reader)
The climate change roleplay cards are to be used in conjunction with activity D from section 6 of the Teachers Pack: Student Worksheets. The cards are not included in the pack and should be downloaded below if you plan to deliver the activity.
Click here to download the climate change roleplay cards (366kb) (Adobe Acrobat Reader)
The species search cards are a vital element of the Shore Thing survey, which provide information on the biology, key features, distribution and history of the 22 indicator species searched for during the 20 minute timed search.
Click here to download the species search cards (22,540kb) (Adobe Acrobat Reader)