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July 29, 2019

Real talk about blueberries and busy days

George Lounsbery-Scaife & Amelia Macapia, Hunter College High School & Bard High School Early College

SEA Semester

After a breakfast of cereal and delicious fruit salad (minus the blueberries. I don’t like blueberries - George) (I, unlike George, LOVE blueberries, please don’t take them from me - Amelia), we started today’s classes off early with a guest lecturer from Sea Grant. We learned about ocean acidification.

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July 28, 2019

First Sunday in town

Kelly Logan & Marlinee Pilkey, Shoreham Wading-River High School & Niskayuna High School

SEA Semester

After enjoying our extra hours of sleep, we ate a delicious breakfast prepared by Jared. The meal consisted of eggs, bacon, english muffins, french toast,  fruit salad, and potatoes.

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July 27, 2019

Boat trip!

Isabelle Rosenblum & Erik Geertsma, Waldorf School of Garden City & Easthampton High School

SEA Semester

Today we went to Penikese Island. To get there, we went on a boat called Richard S. Edwards.

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July 26, 2019

WHOI Engineering Lab and Beach!

Franny Oppenheimer & Cece Dunham, Cambridge Rindge and Latin School & Wahconah Regional High School

SEA Semester

This morning, like all of our mornings so far, we woke up to a delicious breakfast made by our wonderful steward, Jared. We then had our daily watch meeting, where we learned to tie a new knot (the square knot!), and went off to do our morning chores.

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July 25, 2019

Our first field trip day!

Elaina Berdyck & Owen Proulx, Mount Lebanon High School & Harbor High School

SEA Semester

This morning, we woke up to french toast and bacon courtesy of Jared. We left for New Bedford at 8:45 and we arrived at the Whaling Museum around 9:45. Liz met us there and gave us a tour of some of the exhibits, including a ⅓ scale model of a whaling ship.

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July 24, 2019

Chasing Ice night

Erin O’Donovan & George Lounsbery-Scaife, Hastings High School & Hunter College High School

SEA Semester

With our second full day at SEASCape, we are finally getting into the swing of things here. After a breakfast of potato hash and fried eggs, we had our first class of the day, Oceans and Society with Liz Fisher Sullivan.

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July 23, 2019

Wild Tornado Warnings!

Bronwyn Addy & Claire Cohenuram, Grossepointe South High School & Fairfield Warde High School

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The SEAScape crew was very excited yesterday as they arrived one by one to their new home for the next three weeks! After a variety of ice breakers led by enthusiastic RA’s were done, the group started to get to know each other and went to play volleyball and badminton on the grass.

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July 22, 2019

Welcome to SEASCape Session 2!

Alex Salesin, Alex Merkle-Raymond, Lydia Wasmer, Jared Moelaart, Nell Carreiro, SEASCape 2 Staff

SEA Semester

Welcome to the SEASCape Session 2 Blog! This will be updated daily by the students in pairs. For today, the students are just settling into SEA campus, so we (the student coordinators) have written the first blog post.

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July 18, 2019

Last day on campus

Lily Cooper & Matt Geiss, UNC-Chapel Hill & Wellesley High School

SEA Semester

Hi everyone,

Today was our last full day on campus, and we made the most of every moment.

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July 17, 2019

Almost last day!

Jill Paquette & Daniel Shneider, Moses Brown School & Hunter College High School

SEA Semester

Classes
Today was the last day of classes. We had an oceanography class about marine biology and then oceans and society. In Oceanography, we learned about the species of life in the ocean, from the Cambrian era to modern-day. We also learned about the intricate taxonomy of the oceans.

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