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Resources for Teachers

Resources to prepare for or to reinforce lessons learned during your program at Hudson River Park.

Hudson River Park

Life in the Piles poster
Fish in Hudson River Park poster
River Rangers Field Journal
My Bass Book

General

Aldo Leopold Foundation
NY DEC, Hudson River Lesson Plans
Cary Institute, Education
Clearwater, Teacher Resources
NYC DEP, Environmental Education
NYC Audubon
Project Wet
Project Learning Tree
Project Wild
HRECOS, Lesson Plans

Estuary Basics

USGS, Water quality
NY DEC, Meet the Hudson River
Cary Institute, Watersheds
Cary Institute, Tides
NY DEC, Tracking the Salt Front
HRECOS
Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, Snap Shot Day

Fish

Sea Grant NY, Fish Lesson Plans
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation, Fish Anatomy
HRP E&E, Fish in Hudson River Park
National Park Service, Catch and Release Fishing
Catch and Release Fishing Steps
NY Department of Health, Fish Consumption Guidelines
NY DEC, Growing up as a Striped Bass
Trout Unlimited, Trout in the Classroom

Plankton

NASA Earth Observatory, Plankton Overview
Cary Institute, Plankton and Foodweb
Clearwater, Food Webs
Cary Institute, Fish food web
University of Arizona, In class plankton lessons
National Geographic, Phytoplankton and Oxygen Production
NOAA, Plankton Data and Resource

Terrestrial

University of Illinois
Insects.org
Cornell Lab of Ornithology K-12
PestWorld for Kids K-8
USDA Forest Service, Urban Forestry Laboratory
NY Tree Field Guide App
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
Trees are Good

Maritime History

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum
Lilac History
Frying Pan History
Nauticus
Scholastic
The Mariner’s Museum

Oyster

Billion Oyster Project, Curriculum and Resources 
NY/NJ Baykeeper, Oyster Restoration Program

Compost

Grow NYC, Compost Food Scraps
Eartheasy, Guide to Composting at Home
NYC, Compost Project