Whitefish High School – Day 1

Trip Day: Day 1

Location: Sucia Island

Name(s): Ammann, Xander, Renny

School/Grade: Whitefish HS/9th-11th

Whitefish High School GIS class students made the trek from Montana this weekend to board the S/V Carlyn!

First report back tells us that the student scientists and sailors were moored at Sucia Island, and we know they’ll be heading to another island by the end of Day 2. In the words of the students, ‘Why so many islands?’ and ‘Where are the whales?’ (We’ve been wondering that too!). Hopefully they’ll have some answers in the next couple of days!

Ships Log, Day 1, Page 1

 

Ships Log, Day 1, Page 2

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  • Students working together to assemble a plankton net on today's sail. The lucky plankton they caught traveled with them back to school for more student-led science!
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  • We had a BLAST teaching everyone about plankton and sharing our program at the West Sound STEM Showcase today at the Kitsap Mall! Not only did we bust the microscopes out to look at plankton, but kids and adults alike tried their best to create a neutrally buoyant plankton with our plankton challenge! #plankton #stem #science #microscopes #westsoundstemnetwork #stemliteracy
  • Training Week is underway! Our Spring 2019 crew is testing their skills at sailing, science, and teaching! Here are some snapshots of our crew teaching each other. We are all teaching our fellow crew mates our professional skills and pro-tips from past experiences. #salishseaexpeditions #scienceundersail #sailing #pugetsound #carlyn #goodshipcarlyn #environmentaleducation #bainbridgeisland
  • All hands on deck! Tomorrow starts Salish Sea Expeditions spring season. Kicking things off with an amazing team of sailors, scientists & educators. Together we will instill curiosity about the marine environment through hands-on and inquiry based learning. #salishseaexpeditions #marinescience #salishsea #studentscientist #sailingforscience #sailing #inquirybasedscience