Staten Island Unit Curriculum Materials

Sentinels cannon

Pumping an air-powered cannon in the education program "Sentinels of Our Shores."


Sentinels of Our Shores is a program for grades four and five, offered at the National Parks of New York Harbor Education Center. Students learn how forts and cannon protected New York Harbor from invasion by sea, testing air-powered cannon and using map skills.

Marine Invaders is a program for high school students to collect live data on the effect of Asian shore crabs on coastal habitats.

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