The Long Island Sound Resource Catalogue for Educators and Parents

Tag: Biology

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

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

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

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

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