LE Trip to Ocean Institute, Brookdale Community College
May 23, 2019
On Thursday, May 23rd, the Lower Elementary students will visit the Brookdale Ocean Institute in Sandy Hook, New Jersey, to explore Sandy Hook and the surrounding national park. Students will have the opportunity to use seining nets to collect a variety of coastal creatures from the bay, observe them, and safely return them to their home. Students will be able to make real-world connections to the Biology curriculum while discovering the geological and environmental treasure that exists in their own back yard.
Please note: On this day, students will need to arrive at school by 8:00 am for an 8:15 departure by bus for the Sandy Hook Lighthouse. They will return to school by 3:00 pm.
What to bring/wear: - Bring a disposable lunch - Wear weather-appropriate clothing - Wear comfortable walking shoes (no flip flops) - Bring a change of clothes - Bring a water bottle - Apply and bring sunscreen if needed
Please submit your permission by Friday, May 16th.