Cultivating Coastal Conservationists: Pathways to Coast and Ocean Literacy with Gold Standard PBL

Surf rolled in, surfers launching themselves across the steep face; beachgoers examined bright red lobster carapaces; tourists studied intriguing patterns in the sand. It was Malibu, California in all of its briny essence, an invigorating setting for play, fresh ocean air, and a distinctively engaging coastal place for Project Based Learning. We were having fun too: working hard, doing coastal science…