Bring the real world into into your classroom and take your students to the field with Pennsylvania Sea Grant’s activity-based curricula and programs. All are aligned with state standards and many offer service-learning opportunities.
Choose from the programs below or contact: Lake Erie Office: 814-217-9017; Delaware Estuary Office: 215-806-0894; Susquehanna River Office: 610-304-8753.
Field experiences aboard Gannon University’s RV (Research Vessel) Environaut turn students and teachers into scientists and researchers. Participants sample Presque Isle Bay and Lake Erie sediments using a Ponar dredge and water with plankton nets and Kemmerer tubes. Students deploy … more
Student built “drift buoys” are deployed on Lake Erie to study drift patterns. Satellite transmitters on buoys record locations, which are monitored by students and researchers. Data collected at several NOAA websites identifying locations and course-tracking models can be used … more
Sea Perch is a robotics program that connects students, scientists and water. This fun and challenging hands-on learning opportunity meets national learning standards and integrates STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). This excellent resource for teachers builds teamwork and inspires young … more