Environmental science field trip in Sag Harbor

Environmental science field trip in Sag Harbor

Healthy Bodies - Healthy Bays program - organic garden
Image by Stacy Myers

Healthy Bodies - Healthy Bays program - organic garden

Nature Club winter sunset
Image by Stacy Myers

Nature Club winter sunset

Stormwater education
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Stormwater education

Marine Education- In the Classroom

The following programs are offered as school programming:

Discovery Tank (K-12) (50 minutes)
Discover the wonders of local marine life. Following a hands–on introduction to sea stars, shellfish, hermit crabs, and other local marine life, a low-maintenance 10 gallon saltwater aquarium is set up and permanently displayed in your classroom. Maximum 30 students

Seashore Safari (Grades K-8) (50 minutes)
Investigate local marine invertebrates and their adaptations to the diverse habitats found on our rocky North Shore through this hands – on presentation. This class will also touch on marine food chains. Maximum 30 students

Marine Invaders (Grades 2-12) (50 minutes)
Explore some of the invasive animals and plants moving into our marine habitats interactive presentation with live animals. Learn about the environmental effects of such invasive species, and help us collect data at our beach or a beach near you (See in the field). Maximum 30 students

Fishy Facts (K-12) (50 minutes)
Learn the difference between fish and other marine animals, and amazing adaptations fish use to survive in the habitats. Maximum 30 students

Who’s For Dinner (Grades K-8) (50 minutes)
Investigate marine food chains and construct food webs through a presentation with live animals. This class also touches on marine pollution. Maximum 30 students

Beneath the Sea (Grades K-12) (50 minutes)
Examine SCUBA gear and discuss the environmental changes that occur when humans dive underwater. We discuss pressure, temperature, and visual changes, and students are given the chance to try on dive gear. Maximum 30 students

Marine Debris & Entanglement (Grades 4-12) (50 minutes)
Students will learn the about the different types and sources of debris in the marine wildlife through ingestion and entanglement and how students can help. Maximum 30 students

For all inquiries including a price quote please email Stacy Myers slm27@cornell.edu

Contact

Stacy Myers
South Fork Marine Educator
slm27@cornell.edu
631-767-5171

Last updated January 6, 2016