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].

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

Seal-spotting and Birding Cruise

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

Study winter biodiversity, including plankton and migrating waterfowl, as you seek out some of the seals that winter in Long… Read More


Education Level(s): 9-12

This unique program focuses on the physical aspects of the world’s oceans. Students collect and examine plankton samples to spark… Read More

AP Environmental Science

Education Level(s): 9-12

This program provides a fieldwork experience designed to link directly to the AP Environmental Science curriculum. Students collect water samples… Read More

Biodiversity and Conservation

Education Level(s): 9-12

Marine life study cruise with focus on taxonomy of plankton – sharks and conservation issues facing Norwalk Harbor and Long… Read More

Undersea Ecosystems

Education Level(s): 6-8

Marine life study cruise with focus on examining the diets and interrelationships of Long Island Sound animals. This project follows… Read More

Creatures of the Deep

Education Level(s): 3-5

Marine life study cruise with focus on adaptations of the animals living in LIS. This project meets Next Generation Science… Read More

At Your School and Beyond

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

Hands-on, inquiry, critical thinking, STEM, and Next Generation Science Standards support, onsite or classroom visit. Read More

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