'Day in the Life of the Hudson River'

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Preparing Your Students: View Online or Download These Presentation to Prepare for the Event

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PRESENTATION DESIGNED FOR BEGINNING TO MODERATE LEVEL STUDENTS (CLICK IMAGE TO START)

OR DOWNLOAD AS ppt or pptx or keynote

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PRESENTATION DESIGNED FOR MODERATE TO HIGH SCHOOL LEVEL STUDENTS (CLICK IMAGE TO START)

OR DOWNLOAD AS ppt or pptx or keynote

Above is an introductory presentation for the Day in the Life event designed to provide an overview of the day and the sampling that will be done. This version is focused to beginning/moderate level students. After the last slide you to return to the webpage by clicking your back button. Enjoy the show!

Above is an introductory presentation for the Day in the Life event designed to provide an overview of the day and the sampling that will be done. This version is focused to moderate to high school level students. After the last slide you to return to the webpage by clicking your back button. Enjoy the show!

Teacher Resources: Preparing for the Day

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chlorophyll fish ID herring

SUGGESTED STATION PLANNING LIST

WORD PDF

A list of suggested supplies for each sampling station, provided in both pdf and word formats so it can be tailored to your needs. Note that groups are not required to do each station or to organize them as we did.

 

 

SUGGESTED EVENT EQUIPMENT LIST

EXCEL PDF

A list of suggested equipment in pdf and excel formats. Participants need not do all the tests on this list, and some supplies will be provided by the Day in the Life Team: sediment corer, chloropyll sampler and filters, and quantabs for low salinity sites. Please contact us with equipment questions.

 

FISH IDENTIFICATION

Clearwater Key

Clearwater Key to Common Hudson River Fishefishkeys is used in many education programs on the river. To purchase this resource go to their site. Education discounts are available.

 

FISH ID CONFUSED?

Some of our fish are challenging. Images and tips with I.D. details to help you!

scud

Crabs, Bivalves & Macro- Invertebrates (Full) or Summary Sheet (2 pg)

(Credit Oyster Garden Program)

STEP BY STEP PHOTO BASED SAMPLING DIRECTIONS TO DOWNLOAD

CHLOROPHYLL CORING currents quantab DO sitetube
ADDITIONAL RESOURCES FOR THIS FIELD EVENT
Beaufort Chart photo consent
hudson map
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WIND SCALE: BEAUFORT CHART

Written descriptions for nautical settiings.

PICTURE BASED

Stormfax.com for younger students.

We like to be able to use event photos on our website and in event publications but we need student releases. Please collect these from your students.

MAP OF THE HUDSON RIVER ESTUARY

Note the default setting is for legal size, for letter size you will need to reset the printer.

VOCABULARY FOR THE EVENT

Key vocabulary for the Day in the Life Event as well as studying the Hudson River estuary.

 

 

RECORDING FORMS

TEACHER DIRECTION PACKET & RECORDING FORMS

It is our preference that you use the Teacher Recording sheet when faxing in results. The Teacher Recording Sheet includes a complete description of each protocol, why the test is included, the equipment and supplies needed. It also asks you to note which equipment you used at your site, which is important in the comparison and interpretation of the results.

(word) (pdf)

Complete checklist of Hudson River Fish!

 

STUDENT INDIVIDUAL RECORDING SHEETS BY PARAMETER

(If you use the student forms please include the site cover sheet)

Complete Student Recording Packet (pdf) Complete checklist of Hudson River Fish!

Individual Recording Sheets (doc)

ADDITIONAL FIELD BASED ACTIVITIES

SECRETS IN HUDSON SEDIMENTS

This activity looks at the connection of Hudson River sediments to their natural and human origins and can be completed:

  • In the field as a supplement to coring
  • As a scavenger hunt with or without sediment coring
  • Back in the classroom after the field day is completed