Where our hands meet the sea! The Boothbay Sea and Science Center (BSSC) is proud to be a Community Co-Sponsor of Earth Day 2022 at the Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library. On Saturday, April 23 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. the BSSC invites one and all to join them in […]
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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The Boothbay Sea and Science Center’s “Exploring the Science of Seaweed Farming” project has sparked the interest of a Medomak High School sophomore who is now studying the relationship between water temperature and rates of seaweed growth. Anna Weber, a student in Mrs. Jennifer Hatch’s Honors Biology class, is studying […]
We are thrilled to share with you that the participants in the Stay’s’l I, Stay’s’l II, and Top’s’l programs will be aboard the Schooner Isaac H. Evans for one all-day sail one day during each of the two-week Sessions. The Boothbay Sea and Science Center’s program aboard the Schooner supports […]
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 […]
The Boothbay Sea and Science Center (BSSC) and the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens (CMBG) are pleased to announce they will be working together to offer a joint program for students that combines the resources and knowledge of both organizations. During this 2-part shore-based marine science pilot program participants will investigate […]
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.