The Long Island Sound Resource Catalogue for Educators and Parents

This online catalogue includes materials and resources that focus on Long Island Sound and its watershed or on other applicable lessons such as general estuarine science. The resources listed are classified according to grade-level, type of resource, and content. Scroll down and click a tag to begin exploring!

Questions or comments about the catalogue? Contact Jimena Perez-Viscasillas or Robert Burg at [email protected].

Aquatic Invasive Species of Long Island Sound Poster

Education Level(s):

A colorful poster depicting invasive species, with information on when they were reported in Long Island Sound. Read More

Clean Waters Fact Sheet Series

Education Level(s): 6-8, 9-12, Adult, College

Series of 11 fact sheets that explain what to do about household cleaners, native landscaping, water conservation, pet waste, responsible… Read More

Visual Guide to Long Island Sound Marine Invasive Species

Education Level(s): 6-8, 9-12, Adult, College

A set of 18 field cards in full color, printed on waterproof paper and hung on a key ring. Includes… Read More

A Planting Guide for Riparian Sites Along the Connecticut Coast

Education Level(s): Adult

An 8-page pamphlet describing Connecticut’s coastal habitats, the functions and values of riparian buffers and how to plant a riparian… Read More

A Guide to Planting Along the Connecticut Coast

Education Level(s): Adult

A 22-page guide listing the native trees, shrubs and vines appropriate for planting in Connecticut’s coastal zone. Read More

Long Island Sound in a Jar

Education Level(s): 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

96-page illustrated compendium of educational hands-on activities for youth, demonstrating the impacts of humans on aquatic ecosystems. Read More

A Guide to the Larval and Juvenile Stages of Common Long Island Sound Ascidians and Bryozoans

Education Level(s): College

Illustrated guide to the early life stages of ascidians and bryozoans of Long Island Sound, including keys, line drawings and… Read More

Seaweeds of Long Island Sound

Education Level(s): 6-8, 9-12, College

The second edition of 104-page, illustrated guide to the seaweeds of LIS, including information about species identification and when, where,… Read More

Long Island Sound Educational Resources CD

Education Level(s): 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, K-2

CD intended for K-12 teachers and educators. Contains LIS image library; Living Treasures of LIS and Sound Facts; and Fun… Read More

Connecticut River Tidal Marshes CD

Education Level(s): 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, K-2

CD of colorful and informative PowerPoint presentation about the natural resources of the lower Connecticut River. Read More

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