REMOTE LEARNING / HOMESCHOOL

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE AT HOME

Are you interested in a career in science?  Project Oceanology’s Research Experience from Home is a unique opportunity for students to participate in authentic scientific research experiences by designing and conducting their own outdoor research projects - all from their own neighborhood!  Staff and students will build a close-knit virtual community and forge connections as they design, conduct, and troubleshoot experiments, and analyze and communicate their results.  Along the way, we'll also do a series of entertaining short experiments and engineering challenges. We’ll provide one-on-one and small group mentorship, and work with you to make sure your project is fun, interesting, and relevant.  Project O will send materials and scientific equipment to you by mail, and we’ll take advantage of our geography to compare findings between hometowns.  The experience will include a live 1.5-hour meeting each week for activities, discussion, and sharing, plus independent research work and small group meetings with Project O mentors. On the last day, families will be invited to join us virtually for a celebratory research symposium!

Project O programming is designed to support student progress toward meeting the Next Generation Science Standards, and can easily be integrated with school in-person, remote learning, or homeschool curricula.

Duration: 10 Weeks; Meets virtually weekly on Wednesdays for 1.5 hour

Grades: 7 - 12

Explorer Academy at Home

Explore Long Island Sound from your home, through a series of fun, engaging, hands-on activities!  You’ll receive a box of supplies at the beginning of the week and then meet live with our educators in google classroom for 1.5 hours each week as they lead you through a series of scientific experiments, explorations, craft projects, and games.  Includes follow-up activities that can be done in your backyard or your kitchen.

Project O science lessons support student learning and progress toward the Next Generation Science Standards for grades 5 - 7. This entertaining and interactive online class is designed for parents and students looking for science enrichment as part of homeschooling, remote learning, or even after school We hope you join us on this adventure.

Duration: 5 Weeks; Meets virtually weekly on Thursdays for 1.5 hour

Grades: 5 - 7

Junior Explorers at Home

Investigate the ocean right from your home, through a series of fun, engaging, hands-on activities!  You'll receive a box of supplies at the beginning of the program and then meet live with our educators in Google Classroom once a week for 1.5 hours as they lead you through a series of scientific experiments, explorations, craft project, stories, and games specially designed for grades 2 - 4.  Includes access to follow-up activities that parents and students can use to extend the learning in your backyard or your kitchen.  This class is designed to be entertaining and interactive - keeping hands busy and minds engaged!  We hope you join us on the adventure.

Junior Explorers at Home is designed to support student progress toward meeting the Next Generation Science Standards for grades 2 - 4, and can easily be integrated with homeschool, remote learning, or in-school curricular plans.

Duration: 5 Weeks; Meets virtually weekly on Tuesdays for 1.5 hour

Grades: 2 - 4

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1084 Shennecossett Rd. Groton, CT 06340

860.445.9007 | projecto@oceanology.org