Assateague Island, MD

In this activity you will learn about sea level rise by researching changes expected to take place on Assateague Island and surrounding areas located on the coast of Maryland. You’ll also learn some of the science behind why sea level rise is happening.

Step 1. To start, download the Online Sea Level Investigation Guide. Important: Before you begin working on the guide, be sure to save it to your desktop (this will enable you to save your work later). After saving, open the guide and begin with Step 1, which asks you to write down what you already know about sea level rise. Please do not consult outside sources of information.

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