For Teachers and Environmental Educators
Presented by the New Jersey Marine Education Association
Come join us for a day of learning about the water… while on the water.
The three hour boat trip will take you from beautiful Keyport, NJ out onto the waters of Sandy Hook Bay. On board activities will be presented by The Wetlands Institute, and include crabbing, horseshoe crabs and shorebirds, trawl netting, plankton sampling and investigation, marine invertebrates, and marine fish. On land activities will be presented by The Raritan Headwaters Association and The New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium staff.
Schedule for the day:
8:45 -9:00 Arrival and sign in
9:00 -10:00 “World of Watersheds: The Water Cycle and Freshwater Ecology” Lauren Theis, from The Raritan Headwaters Association
10:00-11:00 “Beaches: More Than Just a Day of Fun in the Sun!” Mindy Voss and Diana Burich from The New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium.
11:00 -11:30 Walk to dock, listen to safety talk, board boat
11:30 -2:30 Science Education at Sea trip (lunch will be eaten on the boat mid trip)
2:30 - 2:45 Receive CEC certificates and exit boat