Teacher Created Materials

Teachers enrolled as park Teacher Ranger Teachers and a Park For Every Classroom teachers engaged in an extensive study of "real life" science learning opportunities for classes outdoors in Jamaica Bay. The following lessons were created by these teachers and their students for use by any teachers interested in doing hands on science in Jamaica Bay. For more information about these programs please contact Ranger Geri Kobryn-Blatter at 718-338-3338 ext. 274 or e-mail at e-mail us


Ecology- Water Testing
Location: Jamaica Bay

This teacher led classroom program brings the students to understand the tools the scientist can use to describe ecosystems.

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Asian Shore Crabs

Asian Shore Crab
Location: Fort Wadsworth and Jamiaca Bay

Is the Asian Shore Crab (ASC) invasive? What does it mean to be invasive?

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Marine Debris
Location: Jamaica Bay

Understanding environmental concerns comes alive in this program. The students have the opportunity to work with various methods of scientific discovery to unravel the impact of debris on local marine environment.

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Water Quality in Jamaica Bay
Location: Jamaica Bay

This extensive lesson develops the student's awareness of the environment and pollution in the water, air and soil.

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Horseshoe Crabs
Location: Jamaica Bay

Using a variety of tools the students will create a model of a horseshoe crab and learn its exoskeletons functions.

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Osprey Migration
Location: Jamaica Bay

Come along and visit Coley II as he travels along the Atlantic Flyway to his winter home in South America.

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The History of Floyd Bennett Field
Location: Classroom or Floyd Bennett Field

Explore the multiple personalities of Floyd Bennett Field, from beginning as a group of islands, a land fill, a glue factory to its glory days as a municipal airport.

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Last updated: February 26, 2015

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