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Sixth and seventh graders learn about the Hudson River Estuary

Students on the schooner listening to the instructor.
 
The Street Seaport Museum engages visitors in the maritime history of New York City and provides on-the-water education aboard its historic schooners.  Thanks to a grant from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, they have developed and implemented a program about the Hudson River Estuary.
 
Students looking at some of the river life.
 

The Museum has consciously devised a multi-sensory program using teaching materials that students could touch, smell, hear, and in some cases, taste.

Students returning to dock after a successful day of learning.

Additional photos here.

In these photos, you will find NYISE’s 6th and 7th graders engaged in opportunities to raise sails, coil lines, and studying some of the sea life of the estuary.

Learn more about the Museum project 

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