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Marine Education at Your Facility

These programs are offered at the location of your school, library, or event...

Discovery Tank: PreK-12 (50 minutes)
Study the marine environment every day! Discover the wonders of local marine life in this unique presentation. Following a hands-on introduction to shellfish, hermit crabs, snails & fish, a low-maintenance, 10-gallon saltwater aquarium filled with these animals is left for display in your classroom or library!
$185: maximum 30 students.

Seashore Safari: PreK-12 (50 minutes)
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.
$160: maximum 30 students.

Marine Debris & Entanglement: Grades 1-12 (50 minutes)
What happens to litter on the beach? Explore the problem of debris in the marine environment. Learn about different types and sources of debris, how it impacts marine wildlife through ingestion and entanglement, and how students can help. This class can also be carried out at our beach or at a site near you, where students conduct a beach cleanup.
$160: maximum 30 students.

Fishy Facts: PreK-12 (50 minutes)
What makes a fish a fish? How do they move? How do they breathe? Using live, local fish species, students will learn about the differences between fish and other marine animals, the amazing adaptations fish use to survive in different habitats, and the wonderful diversity of fish around Long Island.
$160: maximum 30 students.

Whale Wonders: PreK-12 (50 minutes)
Your students will have a whale of a time learning about marine mammals, their incredible sizes, their diets & feeding behaviors. This interactive class includes hands-on time with bones, teeth, baleen, and K.C. - our life-size, inflatable baby humpback whale!
$160: maximum 30 students.

Beneath the Sea - A Subaquatic Adventure: PreK-12 (50 minutes)
Dive into the mysterious environment of the deep sea as you learn about bioluminescent animals through pictures, models, and demonstrations. Learn how we explore our underwater world through the incredible invention of SCUBA gear. Students can try on a scuba vest and discuss the environmental changes that occur when we dive under water- pressure, temperature, visual and acoustic differences and more!

Pirates!: Grades 1-12 (50 minutes)
Ahoy there, maties! Explore the myths and realities of pirate lore as you learn about some of the world's most famous pirates. We'll investigate pirate codes, life onboard a pirate ship, female pirates, and discover if pirate treasure was buried was buried on Long Island!
$160: maximum 30 students

Crustacean Exploration: PreK-12 (50 minutes)
Live crustaceans in your classroom! Explore the unique specializations of lobsters and other local crustaceans, including hermit crabs, Asian shore crabs, and barnacles. Topics include exoskeletons, regeneration, feeding techniques, and more.
$165: maximum 30 students.

Stormwater Superheroes: Grades 1-8 (50 minutes)

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 is free to select Suffolk County Schools, ask us how! 

Click here for our FREE Stormwater Superheroes! Program Flyer

Touch Tank: all ages
Looking for a unique, fun activity for your school or organization? Children & adults learn about local marine fauna in a hands-on way when our marine educators bring a touch tank full of live sea stars, shellfish, crabs, snails, and fish right to your facility. Perfect for fairs and festivals! Please call for pricing.

Click here for a K-12 printable OUTREACH EDUCATION flyer!

Last updated May 31, 2016