The Hudson River is a diverse ecosystem – home to over 85 species of fish, including striped bass and seahorses. Life in the Hudson introduces students to the local species in the Hudson River Estuary through hands-on activities in our Pier 57 Discovery Tank. The Discovery Tank is an interactive gallery and classroom with a series of engaging games focused on our local waterways. The Discovery Tank has a range of activities. When booking, please specify what focus you want for the program.
- Students will define and identify the ecological significance of an estuary
- Students will identify native Hudson River species
- Students will define salinity and density as it pertains to local water bodies
- Students will discuss ongoing impacts to the Hudson River to define ways they can contribute to the health of the Hudson River and its wildlife
- Student capacity: 30 students per program
- Cost: $200 (fee waivers available upon demonstration of need)
- Teacher chaperones: One chaperone is required for every 10 students (1:10 ratio) at minimum
- STEM experiment with River Project educators
- Hands-on activities in our Pier 57 Discovery Tank
For details on program availability and location in the Park, please consult the calendar at the booking link above or contact email@example.com.