The Long Island Sound Resource Catalogue for Educators and Parents

This online catalogue includes materials and resources that focus on Long Island Sound and its watershed or on other applicable lessons such as general estuarine science. The resources listed are classified according to grade-level, type of resource, and content. Scroll down and click a tag to begin exploring!

Questions or comments about the catalogue? Contact Jimena Perez-Viscasillas or Robert Burg at [email protected].

Estuary Education Resources

Education Level(s): 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, K-2

General estuary topics that can be adapted for Long Island Sound. Read More

Long Island Sound – A Research Skill Approach

Education Level(s): 6-8

Students expand their knowledge of Long Island Sound by conducting research using library skills, interpretation of graphic data, and visual… Read More

The Journey of Migratory Fish Through Connecticut’s Watershed, Long Island Sound, and the Atlantic Ocean

Education Level(s): 3-5, 6-8

Students learn about multiple ecosystems and human impact as they follow migratory fish through their life cycle. Read More

Nonpoint Source Pollution in Long Island Sound

Education Level(s): 6-8

Created for remedial reading students to learn earth sciences at their grade level. Introduces students to geology, history, watershed, and… Read More

Microbes in Long Island Sound

Education Level(s): K-2

Teaches students how microbes can affect plants and animals in Long Island Sound. Read More

The Connecticut Watershed and its Impact on the Water Quality of Long Island Sound

Education Level(s): 6-8, 9-12

The water quality of Long Island Sound and connections to the watershed. Read More

Just Ask! Exploring Marine Life in Long Island Sound

Education Level(s): 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, K-2

Explores marine life of Long Island Sound. Read More

The Scientific Method Goes Swimming in Long Island Sound

Education Level(s): 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, K-2

This unit covers abiotic and biotic factors, food webs, invasive species, and both natural and man-made pollution to the Long… Read More

Maritime Aquarium Educational Resources

Education Level(s): 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, College, K-2, Pre-K

A number of science education experiences that are Long Island Sound- based onsite or classroom visit. This project meets Next… Read More

Summer Camps, Classroom and Field Expeditions

Education Level(s): 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, K-2

NESS provides STEM based learning onsite or classroom visit, See website for information and brochure. This project meets Next Generation… Read More

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