School Based Environmental Education Programs - School: Hudson River Ecology - School: Hudson River Ecology

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The River That Flows Both Ways is an ever changing environment. In this Hudson River based ecology program, students will learn by doing. As citizen scientists, we will discover the ecological impacts on the river from upstream activity through exploration of all aspects of the river system including:

    * Historical and Current Uses of the Hudson River
    * Exploration of the Intertidal zone through beachcombing
    * Exploration of  the riverine food web through Seine fishing
    * Examination of the Physical and Chemical properties of water
    * Use of microscopes, waders, fishing equipment, chemical test kits, binoculars

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