Pine Point Winter Break (Grades 5-8) March 13-17

Aquaculture & Aquariums (AM Session, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)   Cost: $180    Minimum 6 students

ROV Construction (PM Session, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm) Cost: $180    Minimum 6 students

Aquaculture & Aquariums Use the NESS aquariums to create your own thriving freshwater aquaculture systems.  Pick a current NESS species to work with and create optimal living conditions for growth, breeding possibilities, and health.  Experiment with structures, substrates, and other variables.  Look into animal behavior and perform water quality tests.

ROV Construction Design, create, build, and test a SeaPerch ROV.  Work as a team through the entire process from soldering circuits, water proofing electronics, experimenting with ROV shape and design, testing buoyancy, and perfecting ROV performance in the ocean through a series of fun and challenging scenarios.  Take one boat trip to test your design in the Sound.