The Long Island Sound Resource Catalogue for Educators and Parents


Tag: Ecosystems


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

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

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

Pre-College Summer Program

Education Level(s): 9-12

This class on Marine Biology and Oceanography is a hands-on course integrating biology, chemistry, physics and math to study the… Read More

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