Anacortes Middle School – Day 1

Trip Day: Day 1

Location: Cypress Island

Name(s): Hannah & Gabe

School/Grade: Anacortes MS / 7th & 8th

Anacortes Middle School is underway! While they’re anchored for the night off of Cypress Island (see that pink dot on the Marine Traffic webiste? That’s them!).

There are lots of questions being generated and deployments completed. Be sure to visit our Instagram account to check out the captured moments and follow the along with the Research Expedition of the Anacortes Middle School student scientists and sailors!

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  • Parts of Carlyn and learning how to trim sails! #salishseaexpeditions #sailing #sanjuanislands #orcasisland
  • The sun came out today! We are here with the Island School (aka the Vaquitas) raising sail and learning how to use the Niskin Bottle. Here's to the good weather! #sailawayyeah #islandschool #salishseaexpeditions #STEMadventures #studentscience
  • Look at how our student-sailor-scientists observe phytoplankton. Kirsten taught them well. 😊 They're working together to assemble the niskin bottle and the plankton net! They are doing multiple trials to answer a research question they came up with themselves. They want to know if certain depths contain greater amounts of silica! {NB: they even helped crew with photo taking and ghostwriting Instagram posts!}
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#sailing #sailors #scienceundersail #sailingscientists #studentscientists #outdooreducation #science
  • It's challenge Day!! All student sailors are taking over! After a fun last night of games and "smorbs", we are letting our sailors apply all the skills they have learned over the previous two days! Watch as they work together to find their way home!
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#sailing #studentsailors #studentscientists #outdooreducation #teamwork #challenge