Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies

Visit the Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies to discover some of the mysteries of the ocean, as well as learn about responsible use and conservation efforts. CCS does a lot of good- they collaborate with local fishermen and government officials to remove harmful debris from the coats. They have also rescued dozens of whales and sea turtles from net entanglements. Visit and learn about the Gulf of Maine humpback whale that has been studied continuously by only CCS since the 70s, as well as marine geology.

contact info

Hrs: By appointment.

Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies

The Center for Coastal Studies mission is to conduct educational activities and provide educational resources that encourage the responsible use and conservation of coastal and marine ecosystems. CCS scientific expertise ranges from marine mammals, including whales, seals and their habitats, to geology and land-sea interactions, to water quality monitoring and habitat restoration. Activities adhere to the seven principles of ocean literacy to help students understand the tremendous importance and mystery of the ocean. Students can participate in lectures, outdoors activities like water testing or whale walks, as well as service projects.

supports classroom learning in:
Science, Environmental Studies

topics covered:
Biology, Classification, Climate, Ecology, Geology, Marine Life, Plants, Wetlands.

contact info
Name: Jesse S. Mechling
Phone: 508-487-3623 ext. 114
Email: jessesmechling@coastalstudies.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: Varies. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Phone, Email. Food Options: Bring your own. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No. Accessible To: PD, VI, HI, LD, ASD.

Nature Exploration Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

One single tree can provide the oxygen required for two human beings and over 8,000 sheets of paper. Trees can also clean the soil and air by absorbing harmful pollutants. So what have you done for a tree lately? Nature centers and state parks provide a hands-on environment to discover facts about native plants and animals, as well as ways to preserve these natural resources.

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Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies

Visit the Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies to discover some of the mysteries of the ocean, as well as learn about responsible use and conservation efforts. CCS does a lot of good- they collaborate with local fishermen and government officials to remove harmful debris from the coats. They have also rescued dozens of whales and sea turtles from net entanglements. Visit and learn about the Gulf of Maine humpback whale that has been studied continuously by only CCS since the 70s, as well as marine geology.

contact info

Hrs: By appointment.

Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies

The Center for Coastal Studies mission is to conduct educational activities and provide educational resources that encourage the responsible use and conservation of coastal and marine ecosystems. CCS scientific expertise ranges from marine mammals, including whales, seals and their habitats, to geology and land-sea interactions, to water quality monitoring and habitat restoration. Activities adhere to the seven principles of ocean literacy to help students understand the tremendous importance and mystery of the ocean. Students can participate in lectures, outdoors activities like water testing or whale walks, as well as service projects.

supports classroom learning in:
Science, Environmental Studies

topics covered:
Biology, Classification, Climate, Ecology, Geology, Marine Life, Plants, Wetlands.

contact info
Name: Jesse S. Mechling
Phone: 508-487-3623 ext. 114
Email: jessesmechling@coastalstudies.org

TRIP INFO

Grade Level: All Grades Group Size: Varies. Program Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 45 minutes-2 hours. Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies.Recommended Ratio of Youth to Chaperones: Varies. Registration: Phone, Email. Food Options: Bring your own. Cost: Fee Title I or Financial Support: No. Accessible To: PD, VI, HI, LD, ASD.

Nature Exploration Lesson Plan

FUN FACTS

One single tree can provide the oxygen required for two human beings and over 8,000 sheets of paper. Trees can also clean the soil and air by absorbing harmful pollutants. So what have you done for a tree lately? Nature centers and state parks provide a hands-on environment to discover facts about native plants and animals, as well as ways to preserve these natural resources.

View Lesson Plan>>

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