Testing our Hypotheses

Chrissy McLeanAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Bravo Team has been focusing on scientific sampling this fall. Students have been practicing with scientific equipment and we have been measuring temperature, salinity, pH, and secchi depth each time we go out on the water. Last week, we practiced … Read More

Back Aboard Townshend

Nancy IsraelAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

We got out on the longboat Townshend for the first time this year. We had a light wind day and more students, so we thought we’d get back to our usual vessel. Townshend is the longboat we will help maintain … Read More

Halloween Sail

Nancy IsraelAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Some of us showed up in costume today, although it was hard to tell under all our warm layers! It was a rare day to have sunshine and light wind on Halloween. A great day to go on a mini … Read More

Science on the Water

Nancy IsraelAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

It was a still day on the water and a great chance to do some science sampling. After getting to know the science gear last week, students were ready to use the equipment aboard Onward. Two teams of scientists, the … Read More

Studying Science

Chrissy McLeanAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Science was the focus of today’s Bravo team class. With windy weather and a small craft advisory posted, we were not able to go boating. Instead, we focused on learning more about inquiry based science. We stared off the day … Read More

Rowing Onward!

Nancy IsraelAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

We were lucky to have sunshine and calm conditions for our first time out rowing with this crew. Onward was our vessel of choice today for the number of students we had. Bravo team continued to get to know each … Read More

Soundings and Singing

Sonia FrojenAll, Bravo Team, Youth Programs

Today was our last day of class before our one-night Bravo Team Journey next week.  Honing in on the last pieces of logistics before Journey was the goal of today’s class. After our check-in about personal gear, we discussed menu details, … Read More