Outdoor Programs

Beach Ecology 1 $200

Make our beachfront on Manhasset Bay your classroom by introducing students to the many micro-environments found in the intertidal zone.  Discover the physical, chemical, and biological factors that make the beach a unique ecological zone.  Students should be prepared to get shoes wet.  1.5 hour program - Grades 3 - 6

 

Maple Sugaring

In late winter, as the days warm up and trees start getting ready for spring, the sap starts flowing.  Come to the Science Museum and learn how we collect sap and boil it down to make maple syrup.  Available mid- February through mid-March.  Grades K - 6

 

Water Water Everywhere $200

Explore the watershed in your backyard and how we all affect it.  Take a hike following water through Leeds Pond Preserve and out to Manhasset Bay.  Perform chemical tests to compare water qualitites.  This program included an indoor and outdoor portions.  2 Hours  Grades 4 - 6

 

Beach Study $200

Discover what lives in and around Manhasset Bay.  Invesitgate the various habitats on our beach.  Try to find crabs, worms, clams, and snails.  Students should be prepared to get shoes wet.  Grades N - 2

 

Pirates’ Booty

Booty is a pirates’ hidden treasure.  The key to finding it relies on map reading and the use of a compass.  Basic orienteering skills will lead students on a journey to find hidden treasure.  Grades 3 - 6

 

Woodland Ecology

Introduce students to the basic components of the forest environment.  By observing soil and the various types of vegetation growing in it.  Discover how producers, consumers, and decomposers work together to produce a balanced ecosystem.  Grades N-6

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SCIENCE MUSEUM OF LONG ISLAND

1526 N Plandome Road

Manhasset NY, 11030

 

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