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On the last Wednesday of OCG the campers participated in a team activity called “Fish Banks,” a simulation game in which the girls acted as hypothetical fishing companies.
Our goal was to teach these young women about the complex mechanisms and properties of the ocean that we hadn’t thought about until grad school.
This year’s Ocean Chemistry lab made for some good reactions! We began with a bead counting activity to show the composition of salts in the oceans.
Exploring the role of microbiome on marine and gut health.
The goal of the lab is pretty straight forward: To learn about fish and why they are important.
Campers got to learn the importance of protecting marine life and tried their hand at being fisheries managers in the Marine Protection and Fisheries Modeling lab.
As a key contributor to heat and carbon transport around our globe, the Southern Ocean plays a large role in regulating Earth’s global climate.
It is a tradition that OCG campers take an afternoon to go around the Clam Bayou property and pick up any trash they find.
OCG campers got their daily dose of Vitamin Sea on their field trip to Caladesi Island!
During the “Boat Float” lab, campers learned about density and displacement with the goal of using only cardboard and clear tape to make a boat that can hold two campers for as long as possible.
OCG campers learned about the dominant vegetation, the nutrients in the water, and the fish that live at Fort De Soto.