RHS Stars to Starfish interns and marine science students prepare to share their passion for the ocean with all school aged students at this first of its kind marine science summer camp. High school students will guide explorations through the Riverview Campus for K-8 students to experience our campus aquascience systems, do science, and learnContinue reading Registration now open for RHS Under the Sea Summer Camp!
Team Coaches: Katrin Rudge and Sharon Karasick Team Members: Anton Nieves (‘20) (Captain), Delaney Deinlein (‘21), Izy Burns (‘21), Christos Krolikiewicz (‘20) “What is the name of the place in the Ocean situated the furthest from land in any direction?” This question was one RHS team members had been discussing in the short car ride toContinue reading Riverview Celebrates Competitive Win in Marine Science
As part of a hands on, and sensual learning high school, Riverview High school students, including myself, take it upon ourselves to explore the outside campus. We were instructed to take what we know about observation and use the five senses to describe our surroundings in detail. After day one of observation, we had toContinue reading Exploration and Knowledge Expansion
Hey Students! We are going to need lots of hands this summer to help with the aquadome. We would love to have volunteers on Monday’s in the morning and Tuesday’s in the evening. Please use this sign up form to sign up for a shift. Two signup choices: If you are interested, but aren’t sureContinue reading Volunteer this summer!
Authored by: Dean ThompsonClass of 2021 Riverview High school, along with the rest of Florida, was affected by the recent passing of hurricane Eta, a category 1 storm. In addition to a short school closure as families hunkered down, Riverview’s campus experienced the storms might flood surge. With Sarasota County’s primary watershed estuary crawling throughContinue reading Hurricane Eta at RHS
Every Thursday the Stars to Starfish team goes to the garden by the aquadome. In our garden we have 6 raised beds each bed has different fruit and vegetables. Some of our fruits and vegetables we are growing in the raised beds are tomatoes, peppers, strawberries and cucumbers. In our Earth boxes we have plantedContinue reading Gardening Thursdays
Cleaning Tuesdays Every Tuesday our Stars to Star fish team visit the aqua-dome. When we are at the aqua-dome we clean all of our fish tanks and feed our fish. Whilst we are there we have to scrub all the tanks down and siphon all the dirt/poop from them. Once we have cleaned the tanks,Continue reading Cleaning tuesdays
I got the amazing opportunity to discuss marine animals with Mrs. Kushner’s Kindergarten class at Phillippi Shores Elementary school. I made a powerpoint with many different ocean animals talked about them and asked lots of questions as well. I started off by introducing my self, my school, and then explained a little bit about StarsContinue reading Virtually teaching marine life to ELEMENTARY students
The team up between RHS Aquascience and FBLA will bring new adventures for both programs. How? FBLA will bring their planning, creativity, organization and leadership skills to assist the RHS Aqua-science program. In return FBLA will be receiving a full experience in creating and executing a business plan. We already have exciting ideas that willContinue reading RHS Aquascience and FBLA team up to execute a business plan
Lots of volunteer opportunities are available with the RHS Aquascience program. To get started, fill out the sign up form!
You can now apply to be a counselor for Under the Sea Marine Science Summer Camp! why summer camp? Here is why counselors LOVE summer camp. Lots of service hours. Fun activities and fun people! Make new friends at your school and learn more marine science. Who can apply? Riverview High School students that: LoveContinue reading Camp counselor sign up
Thank you all for participating in the post-camp survey. If you haven’t had a chance to fill it out yet: here is the link! https://forms.gle/ppTvwWd4n9XG3RmW7 If you are interested in the feedback we received, feel free to view it here. The only way we all do better is by being honest with each other. GreatContinue reading Post camp evaluation and group photos!!
It is dark down there in the deepest parts of the ocean! That is why animals bioluminesce using chemical reactions. Until we get gene splicing down, (so I can live my life long dream of glowing in dark), we are gonna have to fake it with some non-biological chemical awesomeness. Who doesn’t love a goodContinue reading Day 2: Down in the Deep Sea!