Marine Education at Your School

Let us bring AQUATIC ADVENTURES to you!!! Classes are 50 minutes long and $160 each. Maximum of 30 students per class. Available All Year Long.

Discovery Tank (Grades PreK-12)

The fee for this class is $185, $200 with Glass top
Study the marine environment every day! Discover the wonders of local marine life in this unique presentation. Following a hands-on introduction to seastars, shellfish, hermit crabs, snails & fish, a low-maintenance, 10-gallon saltwater aquarium filled with these animals is left for permanent display in your classroom.

Don’t know how to keep your tank going? Service contracts are available for cleaning and aquarium upkeep! $50/visit/tank

Seashore Safari (PreK-12)

Bring the beach to your classroom! A great alternative to a field trip, this hands-on presentation introduces your students to local marine life - sea stars, shellfish, hermit crabs, snails, and… the infamous horseshoe crab!

Marine Reptiles and Their Land Buddies (Grades 1-12)

Discover what makes a reptile a reptile and what adaptations these creatures have to help them survive in some of the world’s most unique environments. Reptiles from marine environments are covered, along with some of their terrestrial counterparts. Live reptiles that we will bring for petting include a panther chameleon, ball python, corn snake, bearded dragon, painted turtle and a diamondback terrapin. We will also bring in preserved sea turtle artifacts.

Sensational Sharks! (Grades 2-12)

Explore the biology and ecology of these fascinating creatures and learn about conservation efforts to save these misunderstood predators. Touch shark jaws, eggs, teeth, and other artifacts as you learn some fun facts about these top oceanic predators.

Ready, Set, Glow! (Grades 3-12)

Dive into the mysterious environment of the deep sea as you learn about bio-luminescent animals through slides and pictures, glowing models, and demonstrations. The best setting for this program is in a dark room.

Stormwater Superheroes (Grades 1-8)

Learn how to be a Superhero! Students will explore what they can do to help our local bays and watersheds. We will discover how various kinds of pollution make their way to the bay and ocean and how it affects the local marine life. Hands-on demonstrations and a Stormdrain system built right in your classroom will get your students ready to be Stormwater Superheroes!

This program may be free to select Suffolk County Schools, ask us how!

Crustacean Exploration (Grades 2-12)

Live crustaceans in your classroom! Explore the unique specializations of lobsters and their crabby relatives, including hermit crabs, Asian shore crabs, barnacles & shrimp.

Long Island Geology (Grades 4-12)

Long Island Geology is a hands-on course designed to look at our unique island and its prehistoric formation. Children will participate in hands-on activities, create a 3-D map for their classroom, and learn about sand migration, wave power, and human impact on our beaches.

ASK ABOUT OUR NEW MARINE MAMMALS AND ENDANGERED SPECIES PROGRAMS!!

Contact

Tracy Marcus
Marine Youth Education Specialist
tm353@cornell.edu
631-852-8660 x 39

Last updated September 15, 2017