Design a boat hull that is able to float a specified weight. Then, design a way to propel your vessel using wind power.
Make your own astrolabe, and use it to estimate the height of a tree, building, or other vertical object.
Learn to tie some basic knots that have been used by mariners for centuries and are often useful in everyday life.
Examine information about items found in and around the Stellwagen Bank shipwreck, and draw conclusions about the ship, who was aboard, and why the ship sank.
Track a hurricane on the same type of chart used at the National Hurricane Center.
Build six instruments that you can use to make scientific measurements of your local weather.
Demonstrate why swimmers caught in rip currents have to swim following the shoreline to escape.
Cross-date tree-ring samples to find out which sample is oldest, and then find the age of the oldest sample.
Experiment to find some of the ways that salt changes the physical properties of water.
Perform a demonstation of a survey technique used by scientists to estimate fish populations.
Make a poster to explain that we should protect animals that seem unimportant because they may provide new drugs for treating diseases such as heart disease, arthritis, and cancer.
Make a poster to inform people about why marine debris is bad and why we need to stop it.
You will be a private investigator working with other detectives to catch suspected invaders including Louie “Sucker Mouth” Sea Lamprey, Zeke “The Prowler” Zebra Mussel, Purple “Lucky” Loosestrife, and Rocco “Ravenous” Ruffe.
Make a poster about narwhals, how they are being affected by climate change, how climate change may affect humans, and what we can do about it.
Make a Sierpinski triangle that shows how repeatedly dividing a fixed space produces an infinite series of increasingly smaller spaces. Sponge, coral, and soft coral.