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7th Graders study Ocean Acidification with WHOI

Spreading the word about Ocean Acidification:   A journey to the Cape Cod Sea Camps    by Heather Benway   With a carload of cups, straws, seawater, red cabbage juice, bleach, lemon juice, seashells, yeast packets, and other miscellaneous items, I drove to the Cape Cod Sea Camps in Brewster, MA on a rainy day in mid-October to teach 36 7th graders from the Saint David’s School in NYC about ocean acidification.   The inquisitive students proved to be quick studies and great sports, as they performed various experiments that demonstrated the concepts of pH and ocean acidification.    Click here to […]

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NYC School Group teams up with Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Cape Cod, By Jove! A Full Week Features a New Dimension – An Afternoon of Science, Courtesy of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution  What weather! I do not remember a continuous stretch of mid-October warmth in Brewster such as we had this past week. We had our share of wetness, mind you– Wednesday afternoon into Thursday brought an unending series of waves of heavy rain. But even on the two clear overnight periods on Monday and Thursday, the temperature was stable and surprisingly mild. Another surprise was our miraculous luck with the rain; it only came down heavily when we […]

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CT School Group Video Log of a Cape Cod Field Trip

Watch a short video clip about a Connecticut school group and their trip to the Cape Cod Sea Camps.

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