Harbor Field Guide Project
Contributed by New York Harbor School
Students investigate an urban waterway and design field guides for use in their community.
Students learn about water quality while conducting a filtration lab activity.
Is This a Healthy Body of Water?
Contributed by Academy of Urban Planning
A field-based activity focused on an urban estuary ecosystem.
A Natural History of our Local Park: Geology and Ecological Succession
Contributed by Science and Math Institute
Students "dig beneath the surface" to uncover keys to their local geology.
Urban Forest Ecology Challenge
Contributed by The New York Botanical Garden
Engage students in restoring forest ecology in an urban environment.
Urban Rainwater Management
Contributed by Green Tech Charter High School
Students take on the role of environmental engineers in designing and building rain gardens.
What Has a Bird Done for You Lately?
Contributed by Cornell University Lab of Ornithology and The Cornell University Civic Ecology Lab
Inspire critical thinking about the impact of birds on humans, society and the urban environment.
eBird and Citizen Science
Contributed by Cornell Lab of Ornithology and Cornell Civic Ecology Lab
Activities that allow students to make observations and collect field data.
Invasive Species Tracking
Contributed by New York Natural Heritage Program
Students become citizen scientists in mapping invasives.