Kingston, NY, September 01, 2009 - New York Sea Grant announces availability of the The New York-New Jersey Harbor Estuary Program’s revised “Exploring the Estuary! A Teacher’s guide to the New York New Jersey Harbor Estuary Region."
First produced in 2003, the updated guide highlights regional education organizations providing K-12 estuary-related field trips, lesson plans and classroom activities. The directory aims to introduce educators to the dynamic network of organizations and resources available to help students learn about the harbor.
NY-NJ Harbor Estuary Program’s revised “Exploring the Estuary! A Teacher’s guide to the NY-NJ Harbor Estuary Region (pdf) (3 MB)
Table of Contents
Part 1: Introduction
- Where is the NY-NJ Harbor Estuary?
- Estuary Facts
- Estuary Vocabulary
- Estuary and Water Internet Resources
- Wildlife of the Harbor Estuary
Part 2: Sample Activities and Lesson Plans
- Introduction and List of Lessons
- Educational Standards
- Lesson Plans
Part 3: Directory or Organizations
- Organizations at a glance
- Directory of Organizations