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NPNH Education Center programs
Student from I.S. 27 tests turbidity
A student at I.S. 27 on Staten Island tests the turbidity of Hudson River water as part of the program "Snapshot on the Hudson."
Students pump air-powered cannon
In the education program "Sentinels of Our Shores," students pump up air-powered cannon and fire them.
Students listen to Ellis Island oral histories
In the education program "To Be Somebody in America," eighth graders listen to the oral histories of Ellis Island immigrants. Then they act out the stories in short dramatic presentations.
Go fly a kite
"A Kite's-Eye View" is an after-school program where children fly a kite with an aerial camera attached. When the kite lands, students see their photos instantly on a nearby laptop computer.
Looking for Asian shore crabs
High school students turn over rocks to look for the invasive Asian shore crab in the education program "Marine Invaders...or Marine Immigrants?"
Fitting Great Kills Park into a box
The traveling trunk "Staying Alive" brings the resources of Great Kills Park into the classroom.
Last updated: August 1, 2014