COOL Classroom 2.1

COOL Classroom Adventures

Each Adventure below will take you on a cool tour of exciting ocean science research. Along the way you will meet Rutgers scientists and play with real ocean data.

There are only a few adventures right now, but we will continue to add new adventures for you to participate in.

Choose Your Adventure

Hudson River Plume

Hudson River Plume

[Human Impacts]

Where does river water end up? Find out as you journey through the Hudson River watershed and out into the ocean. Along the way, you will discover how something microscopic can impact clams, fish, and other organisms hundreds to thousands of times their size.

Spatial Literacy

Spatial Literacy

[Human Impacts]

The people from the Barnegat Bay, NJ area are trying to make a decision on how to develop the land around the bay. Should they develop the land by adding houses or a hotel or should they not develop the land? You will make a recommendation after learning about the Bay and land area, different stakeholders around the Bay, and the potential environmental impact of each development option.

Fish Migration

Fish Migration

[Ocean Life]

Sometimes it's easy to forget what's under the waves as you look at the ocean. Have you ever wondered what you might see if the water was clear like glass?   Do fish have a favorite place to hang out? Let's find out...