Carefree Learner - Sarasota High's Floating Classroom
Sarasota High School’s “floating classroom” conducts educational tours in Sarasota Bay for students and the community.
Marina Jack has graciously donated our slip at the Sarasota Bayfront. The boat is located on the south end of the marina. All schools in the Sarasota County have the opportunity to
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Carefree Learner: Sarasota High School’s Floating Classroom
The Carefree Learner begins by heading out onto Sarasota Bay. Once over the seagrass beds, an otter trawl net is deployed to collect organisms. Students search through bins loaded with sponges, seaweed, and a variety of animals. Sponges are searched for invertebrates, and animals are placed in the centrally located aquariums for observation and discussion later on in the trip.
With the sponges...
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Marina Jack A-Dock 31, 2 Marina Plaza
Sarasota FL 34236
Trips and transportation are free for SCS middle school students in a life science course (7th grade). All other grades start at $15 per student, transportation not included.
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