Science Sets Sail Aboard the Tall Ship Clearwater
Date & Time
Saturday, June 2, 2012
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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The World Science Festival joins Clearwater educators in raising the sails on the sloop Clearwater, a replica of the 18th-century Dutch tall ships that once traveled the region delivering mail and supplies. Set your course using charts and compasses, and explore the waters of New York City as a citizen scientist. Identify an amazing variety of fish and invertebrates; test for pollution levels; and learn about the pressing environmental issues impacting this historic waterway. All aboard!
Jeffrey Levinton, Department of Ecology and Evolution, Stony Brook University