How do you get students excited about STEM?
Take them Outdoors!Whether it is an ecology focused field trip to Caumsett, Jones Beach or aboard a chartered fishing boat or a classroom-based program about oceanology or comparative technologies... our Outdoor Education Programs help STEM concepts come alive for students through hands-on activities and exploration. Below is a list of programs with a STEM focus. Also see our Curriculum & Standards pages for more details.
Marine Archeology and Forensics Design and Build an Underwater ROV xxx
xxThis STEM program for Middle and High School students takes place right in your classroom! Science and archeology go hand-in-hand as your students take a step back into local history and analyze artifacts to solve the mystery of a LI shipwreck.
Learn all about the history of marine exploration. Students will build an underwater remotely operated vehicle designed to perform a series of tasks.
Curriculum & Standards for this program are coming soon!
MARINE BIOLOGY FIELD ECOLOGY & GEOLOGY Freeport & Captree Boat Programs
Fire IslandStudy stations allow students to discover concepts related to marine life. The collection of data (DO2, pH, surface and at-depth temperature); plankton and benthic animal studies are conducted. Shoreline programs take a STEM approach as well.
Weather & Environmental Conditions
COMPARITIVE TECHNOLOGY SPATIAL TECHNOLOGIES: Orienteering & GPS