Floating Classroom - Land & Water Programs

Land & Water programs combine a Cayuga WaterLab cruise with shoreline and/or stream-based presentations at a few locations around Cayuga Lake. They offer an excellent format for accommodating groups of up to 80 students, and emphasize a whole-system understanding of our water resources. Classroom-based preparatory and follow-up exercises are available.
A minimum of three hours on-site is required for this program.


Land & Water programs can be arranged at a number of locations around Cayuga Lake, including the Ithaca Farmers' Market, Myers Point Park, Wells College, Seneca Falls and Taughannock Falls State Park.


Objectives: Students will have an opportunity to match a Cayuga WaterLab cruise experience with a complementary study of another aspect of our watershed systems. Students will have expanded opportunities to:


Land & Water Program At A Glance:

Plankton net
Boat-based Components: see Cayuga WaterLab for a description of the overall cruise, or go to WaterLab Activities for a listing of potential lab program elements.

Breaks: Time for lunch and general exploration is always factored into the day!



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