We've taken a few educational boat trips over the years but yours was by far the best all-around experience. The highlight had to be the breadth of sea life we pulled up and got a chance to investigate, interact with and, of course, learn about."
– Rockland County, NY, camp director
Choose from these Lesson Plans Below:
Programs where developed by teachers, for teachers.
Identifying Forms of Substrate And The Marine Animals That Live In Each Habitat
Survival and Predatory Purposes
Utilizing Touch Tank Animals to Demonstrate Elementary Sorting and Graphing
Analyzing Animal Adaptations at the Aquarium: Colors, Stingers and Venom, Oh My!
A Lesson in Biodiversity: Making Comparisons between Defensive Mechanisms Utilized by Marine Organisms
The Mystery of the Pirate's Booty: Salinity, Buoyancy and Density
Using the Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk to Identify Color and Shape
Teacher Exhibit Guide: Using The Maritime Aquarium to Identify Color and Shape
Form & Function: A Lesson on the Ideal Body and Fin Shape For Maximum Speed and Movement of Fish
The Great Habitat Hunt: Who Lives Where? A Lesson on Long Island Sound's Diverse Habitats
A Long Range Investigation of the Environmental Factors that Contribute to Seal Hauling off Sheffield Island
A Hands-on Scientific Investigation: Identification of Bioindicators at Calf Pasture Beach
Intertidal Animals of the Marine Biome: Observations and identification using the Maritime Aquarium Travel Program
Adaptations At The Aquarium
Sheffield Island Adaptation Activity
Classified Information: Creation of a dichotomous key at The Maritime Aquarium
High Vs. Low Energy - Marine Organism Adaptations to Tidal Wave Energy Along the Long Island Sound
An Investigation in Biodiversity – Comparing the Evolution of the North American River Otter and Atlantic Harbor Seal
Long Island Sound: Layer Cake or a Well-Mixed Batter?
The Physiology and Importance of Chromatophores for the Survival of Marine Organisms
Adaptation And Diversity On Sheffield Island