YEAR 2: OCEAN LITERACY

YEAR 2: OCEAN LITERACY

Basics
PrerequisitesRecruit students from 9 partner schools to take part in two-week Orientation in September.
ScheduleMeet once per week, Tuesday-Thursday, 4-7pm
TripsCaven Point / Statue of Liberty (End of Fall), Palisades Park (End of Spring)
Typical DayEach lesson incorporates a science topic, and has an on-water sailing component or hands-on project component. On a typical day, students collect Marine Debris, as well as data on the Weather and Water Quality before discussing a science topic, like the fish of the Hudson River, and observing marine life while sailing.
CreditStudents can earn a Science and PhysEd credit.
Program Outcomes
College and Career PrepStudents gain basic skills necessary to job success and learn about career possibilities
LeadershipStudents develop communication skills when interacting with peers, adults
AcademicsStudents increase proficiency in science
StewardshipStudents are stewards of their waterway
Sailing SkillsStudents can demonstrate the 2nd year sailing skills and earn the HRCS dinghy checkout
Program Dates
Last Week of September - First Week of OctoberOrientation for New Students
Veteran's DayFall Trip to Caven Point
First Saturday in MayReturn to the River Celebration and Winter Project Presentation
Third Wednesday in June Spring Trip to Palisades Park
Last Thursday of Regents Week Graduation Ceremony

Check out the data students are collecting each week.

Use the tabs at the bottom to see the different types of data and the vertical/horizontal scroll bars to see all the rows/columns.