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!
Day 1: Under the Sea exploring Coral!
AquaScience is growing (literally) and you can help!
We have had a really great year exploring marine science. We have been inspired by the enthusiasm of our students – and want to continue growing this program to be one of the best locations there is for learning about marine science in a high school environment – anywhere! Good things come in threes, so we areContinue reading AquaScience is growing (literally) and you can help!
Invasive Species Run Over by Rams
This past weekend, I participated in my first invasive species coastal island clean-up off Siesta Key. This experience offered me insight into the effect that these species have in our environment, and the complexity of this issue. The Sarasota Bay Watch explained the alien species we would collectively be aiming to eliminate, which was thatContinue reading Invasive Species Run Over by Rams
Registration now open for RHS Under the Sea Summer Camp!
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!
Riverview Celebrates Competitive Win in Marine Science
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
RHS Under the Sea Summer Camp 2020!!
Welcome to the RHS Under the Sea Summer Camp! Join us: When: June 2-5, 2020 for an interactive, hands-on marine science summer camp. What time: Camp hours are 9-12 with early drop off beginning at 8 AM. Who can attend: Camp will be open to youth in Kindergarten through 8th grade and activities will beContinue reading RHS Under the Sea Summer Camp 2020!!
RHS Snook Ready to Run in Phillippi Creek!
Mosquitos, fresh basil and snakes — oh my!
Last Monday, 11/5/18, a small group of RHS students visited the Mosquito Management facility of Sarasota to learn about mosquitoes, mosquito fish, and the aquaponics system the staff had built on the premises. IT WAS BEAUTIFUL!! I would 100% recommend it because it was very informative, and it was just plainly just an awesome experience.Continue reading Mosquitos, fresh basil and snakes — oh my!
EarthEcho Features RHS Aquascience in International Live Web Event
By: Cameron Crawford Class of 2021 At Riverview High School, we had a virtual field trip after school in the Marine room. The field trip was hosted by EarthEcho Expeditions, which is a program designed to spread STEM education to the kids of the 21st century. They do this by creating virtual labs, expeditions, andContinue reading EarthEcho Features RHS Aquascience in International Live Web Event