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Medomak High School student finds warmer water retards seaweed growth

Medomak High School student finds warmer water retards seaweed growth

Medomak High School Sophomore Anna Weber recently conducted an experiment growing kelp in seawater kept at a variety of different temperatures. She was assisted by Boothbay Sea and Science Executive Director Pauline Dion who provided her with equipment and assisted in the set up of the experiement. Anna’s findings, reported […]

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Remembering a friend of Boothbay Sea and Science Center

Remembering a friend of Boothbay Sea and Science Center

Related articles Edgecomb Eddy students get a lesson about, and taste of seaweed Bigelow hosts elementary school student’s seaweed growing presentation Middle school students harvest seaweed crop in East Boothbay Seaweed farming: A growing industry BSSC’s program, presentation a success We are remembering our friend Seth Barker, who passed away […]

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Exploring the Science of Seaweed Farming 2022

Exploring the Science of Seaweed Farming 2022

The Boothbay Sea and Science Center’s “Exploring the Science of Seaweed Farming” program is off to a wonderful start. This school year we are studying the conditions under which Sugar Kelp (Saccharina latissima) and Alaria Kelp grow with students in 10 middle schools, 1 homeschool, and with a student at […]

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Setting up a saltwater tank

Setting up a saltwater tank

Boothbay Sea and Science Instructors Olivia Harriman and Phoebe Churney walk us through the process of setting up a saltwater tank, including how to create artificial seawater and explaining why seawater is saltier on the bottom than on the surface.