Program Statistics

Inspiring students to develop critical thinking and creativity through student-led scientific research on Puget Sound.

Programs

Statistics, 2015 Calendar Year

  • Total number of students served: approx. 1,381
  • Total programs delivered: 53
  • Number of participating schools: 26

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Demographics

  • Total states served: 6
  • Total WA counties served: 9
  • Avg. % of free and reduced lunch in WA public schools served: 40%
  • % of schools served that are public: 69%
  • % returning schools: 63%

Participating Schools (partial list)

  • Alderwood Middle School, Lynwood, WA
  • Bainbridge High School, Bainbridge Island, WA
  • Dimmitt Middle School, Renton, WA
  • Eton School, Bellevue, WA
  • Journeys School of Teton, Jackson, WY
  • Meadowdale Middle School, Lynnwood, WA
  • Metro Montessori, Portland, OR
  • Methow Valley Elementary School, Winthrop, WA
  • Nisqually Middle School, Lacey, WA
  • Peak to Peak Charter School, Lafayette, CO
  • Pacific Northern Academy, Anchorage, AK
  • Schmitz Park Middle School, Seattle, WA
  • TAF Academy, Kent, WA
  • University Child Development School, Seattle, WA

 

July 3

Salish Sea Expeditions - Making Connections

Engaging middle and high school students in experiential learning develops connections between future stewards and the Puget Sound marine environment. Watch the video.

Instagram Feed

  • Science and sailing and navigation, oh my! Our #MarineExplorers are navigating our way across the #SalishSea 
#handsonlearning #sailing #SalishSea #SanJuanIslands #marinescience #navigation
  • What our #MarineExplorers look like when we spot #Orcas in the #SanJuanIslands 
#studentscientists #whales #handsonlearning #sailing #orcasareawesome #salishsea
  • Marine Explorers are officially underway! We’ll be sailing and exploring the Sound all weekend. Stay tuned for more moments of our #studentscientists and #sailors as they engage in #handsonlearning and #science aboard the #goodshipCarlyn 
#scienceundersail #marinescience #PugetSoud
  • These smiling faces helped us welcome fall ~ Such a great time out on the #salishsea with the Holy Family School this past week! Students had the chance to conduct research from the #goodshipcarlyn, learn how to use navigational charts and take the helm! #handsonlearning #studentscientists