Core Sound Waterfowl Museum & Heritage Center is dedicated to providing unique, innovative, and impactful resources for teachers and experiences that will foster learning and development in children of all ages! 

Suggested Curriculum Guides

Life on the Outer Banks: An Educator's Guide to Core and Shackleford Banks

In collaboration with Cape Lookout National Seashore, Core Sound has helped develop these place-based curriculum guides for classroom exploration of Cape Lookout National Seashore and the extraordinary natural and cultural resources located here. 

This series, Life on the Outer Banks, provides an educator’s guide to both classroom instruction and field trip experiences for experiencing Cape Lookout National Seashore’s history, geology and living heritage as an excellent outdoor classroom for an exciting educational experience.

Kindergarten: Fishing and Whaling Communties, Sea Shells, Barrier Island Geology, Lighthouses and Keepers
4th Grade: Geography, Animal Life, Lighthouse Math and Engineering
6th Grade: Barrier Island Wildlife, Ecology, Research Skills, Whaling
8th Grade: Plants and Animals, Water Quality, Salt March Ecology, Surfmen and Lifesaving Heroes
10th Grade: Salt Marsh Flora and Fauna, Data Collection Skills, Rachel Carson perspectives

The Incredible Journey: Project WET Curriculum and Activity Guide

Wetland Treasures