Virtual Wetlab

Description

Learn about the different species of fish, invertebrates and even reptiles that call the Hudson River Estuary home through species profiles curated by HRP River Project staff. each profiles contains information on the size, habitat and diet of the animal alongside fun facts, pictures and video.

Offered At

Hudson River Park

Hudson River Park's River Project is in the process of determining our availability for programs next season. You can sign up here to receive updates about the Park’s education and science programming. You can also learn more about the Hudson River using our free environmental education lessons, including the STEM Activity of the Week, on our Educator Resource page.

Hudson River Park’s River Project hosts free and low-cost environmental education programs for school groups, summer camps, and the general public, using the Hudson River waterfront as its classroom. Students can also have the opportunity to visit native fish at the River Project Wetlab, a marine science field station that features a 3,500-gallon flow-through aquarium system that supplies brackish water pumped from the Hudson River Estuary into a collection of fish tanks hosting native species.

Details

Subjects

Biology, Ecosystems, Water Testing, Conservation

Capacity

34 students

Duration

90 min.

Activity

Digital Resource

Grades

3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

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