$305Curious-on-Hudson, Dobbs FerryE-mail Us
July 24, 2017
Monday-Friday, July 24-July 28| 9:00 AM - 12:00
Fee: $305 (includes all materials and supplies)
If your child has taken Aquanauts with us, this is the follow-on class for kids who love to learn about and experience the Hudson River estuary first-hand. This program is designed for students in grades 3-5 (or thereabouts) with a strong interest in marine science.
Using our direct access to the Hudson River as a backdrop for projects, this class offers some more advanced activities for water-loving student including learning about marine animals through dissection (dogfish shark and squid). Hudson River seining. Water quality testing. And we'll even build a watershed model. Students will spend most time outdoors with some indoor experiments mixed in. Students will go into the river to knee-level so waterproof shoes/shorts are a must. Plenty of sunscreen is advised.
Taught by Diane Calasso
Diane's curiosity of all things aquatic was inspired at a young age by Jacques Cousteau, a Master Aquanaut and inventor of scuba diving. Her love of the ocean led her to service in the US Coast Guard, a degree in Marine Biology and water toxicity testing with the US Environmental Protection Agency. As a scuba diver she has seen bioluminescent algae glowing in the cold waters of Maine, surveyed tropical fish in the Caribbean and swam with otters in the kelp forests of California.