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Villa Academy – Day 3

After an overnight stay on Cypress Island, our intrepid Villa Academy 7th grade crew found that today’s Challenge Day came with the added trial of cool, rainy weather…

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Villa Academy – Day 2

Knots and plankton and monsters, oh my!  Seventh graders from Villa Academy had an absolutely packed day working to help navigate and man Carlyn, collect and study…

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Villa Academy – Day 1

Heading out with our Villa Academy seventh graders.  Covered a good distance thanks to favorable sailing conditions and a lot of material thanks to the students’ bright minds and eagerness to learn!

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Eton School – Day 4

“Water is like a mirror.”  In more ways than one, kids.  In more ways than one…  Here’s to students like you who are learning today so you can work…

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Eton School – Day 3

We had a very busy Challenge Day with the Eton School students – science observations, quests and experiments galore!

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Eton School – Day 2

We’ve got our science goin’ on!  The Eton students studied up on plankton and its important in the Salish Sea (and the rest of the world) today.

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Eton School – Day 1

Getting under way with the 7th and 8th graders from Eton School!  A few porpoises were seen while we collected plankton today.  Excited to see what the next few days bring…

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The Sussex School – Day 2

A nice breeze and calm waters made for a great sailing day!  Our young Sussex crew mastered navigation.

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The Sussex School – Day 1

Sussex School is underway and sailing the San Juan Islands! Check out Carlym’s track from the past day!

 

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Jarrow Montessori – Day 3

Looks like it was Carlyn‘s turn to play follow the leader as she trailed Orion around Jones Island on sunny Day 3 of the Jarrow Montessori trip.  The young sailors were escorted by porpoises, bald eagles and a seal today.

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  • Challenge Day is underway! Quite rainy and chilly this morning, but that doesn't stop us from wrapping up our science project and completing tasks on challenge day!.
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  • Ever been hot but can't jump in the water? Come cool off at Carlyn's new Boat Salon! Our red buckets provide that great 51 degree, seawater for a great cooling sensation on those hot, windless days! .
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Are you as brave as these students from Villa Academy? .
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  • What a morning! We have warm beautiful weather and started off seeing some Harbor Seals basking in the sun and Bald Eagles flying around as we left Sucia Island. Now we are doing deployments, learning knots, and soon we will look at plankton through the microscopes! #STEMadventures #salishseaexpeditions #sanjuanislands #suciaisland #villaacademy #scienceundersail
  • Starting our first day with Villa Academy! We decided to test if there is more plankton the deeper you go, we raised sails and are about to do our deployments to collect our data! #STEMadventures #salishseaexpeditions #villaacademy #scienceundersail