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All About Turtles Grades Pre-K - 1

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Ages: Grades Pre-K - 1

Storytime, turtle pictures, & a puppet craft are all included in this lesson all about turtles!

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Biology of Plankton Grades 7 - 12

Schedule: By arrangement, rain or shine. 2 hour program.

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Ages: Grades 7 - 12

Learn about the tiny organisms that represent the base of our marine food chain.

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Design-A-Fish

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Let’s take a closer look at our finned friends in West Harbor and use our new-found knowledge to design our own fish!

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Harbor Habitats (Estuary Exploration & Ecology) Harbor Habitats: Pre-K - 6, Estuary Exploration & Ecology: 7-12

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Ages: Harbor Habitats: Pre-K - 6, Estuary Exploration & Ecology: 7-12

Compare different habitats in our estuarine ecosystem.

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Hermit Crabs Grades Pre-K - 3

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Ages: Grades Pre-K - 3

Students learn about the life of a hermit crab from listening to a story, meeting a hermit crab, and making a craft.

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Horseshoe Crabs Grades Pre-K - 6

Schedule: By arrangement, rain or shine. 1.5 hour program.

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Ages: Grades Pre-K - 6

While interacting with horseshoe crabs hands on, discover interesting facts about this awesome creature that predates the dinosaurs.

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Invasive Species

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Non-native species in our local environment are a serious threat to both terrestrial and marine ecosystems. Students learn about invasive species around Long Island Sound and what makes their populations flourish in non-native environments.

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Marine Education Sails

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Be part of an unforgettable marine learning experience aboard the Christeen.

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Seashells to Sea Creatures Grades Pre-K - 3

Schedule: By arrangement, rain or shine. 1.5 hour program.

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Ages: Grades Pre-K - 3

Using their senses to compare and contrast, children learn about the variety of shells at the seashore and the creatures that live in them.

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Stars of the Sound Grades Pre-K - 3

Schedule: By arrangement, rain or shine. 1.5 hour program.

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Ages: Grades Pre-K - 3

Discover the reason why sea stars are not fish and learn about their unique and amazing abilities!

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Touch Tank (Invertebrate Lab) Touch Tank: Grades Pre-K - 6, Invertebrate Lab: 7-12

Schedule: Field Trip or in School Options  Time: 60-90 Minutes.

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Ages: Touch Tank: Grades Pre-K - 6, Invertebrate Lab: 7-12

This great hands on activity allows students to dive into examining many species of animals that live in Long Island Sound. Students will be able to hold and touch many invertebrates that call long Island their home.

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