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Marine Science Floating Lab Program Overview

The SDCOE Outdoor Education Marine Science Floating Lab is a converted sport fishing boat outfitted with oceanographic equipment. The Marine Science Floating Lab serves students in grades 3-14. The curriculum is specially designed to be modified to meet the needs of the students served.

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Students investigate the physical ocean environment and test:

  • Water turbidity
  • Water temperature at different levels
  • Water color scale

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Explore the oceans' biological properties:

  • Net collection and analysis
  • Marine observation
  • Study of benthic invertebrates

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