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Project Oceanology offers customized science programs for school groups (fifth grade and up, including the university level) during the school year. These field study excursions feature hands-on, minds-on marine science that supplements classroom curriculum. Project Oceanology laboratory programs model the science lab portion of Connecticut standardized testing, specifically the CAPT and CMT. Our science programs assist in:

Understanding and applying basic concepts, principles and theories of biology, chemistry, physics and earth sciences including ecology and their interrelationships
Recognizing and participating in scientific endeavors which are evidence-based and use inquiry skills that lead to a greater understanding of the world
Identifying and solving problems through scientific exploration
Analyzing the possibilities and limits of science and technology in order to make and defend decisions about societal issues; understanding that the way in which scientific knowledge is formulated is crucial to its validity.
   

Project Oceanology also offers programs that feature interdisciplinary studies:

 
Battle of Groton Heights 1781, led by Benedict Arnold (history, navigation)
Lighthouses and Coastal Defense Forts in Long Island Sound (engineering, history)
Sewage Pollution in the Thames River Estuary (science, environmental management)
Fish Printing (science, social studies, art)
Algae Pressing (science, art, botany)
Seafood Study (science, economics)
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