Junior Marine Biologist: Level II

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About

Activities

  • We’ll tour a local endangered Atlantic salmon hatchery (Coldbrook Biodiversity Facility) and help take length and weight measurements of salmon and look at developing salmon
  • We’ll dissect squid and learn about cephalopod anatomy and the nervous system
  • We’ll assist local female Biologists with their conservation research fishing for and tagging skates
  • We’ll do a water chemistry activity, learning about ocean acidification and carbon budgets
  • We’ll learn how to set up tents and camp
  • We’ll hike and swim at Smiley’s Provincial Park
  • We’ll learn about careers in marine biology and get to work alongside diverse women in science

Who Can Apply

Girls and gender minorities aged 9 – 12 who reside in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.

How To Apply

Participants must be nominated by an adult that knows them well (parents included) by April 15th.


This is a new program, so we don’t have photos to show you! But rest assured that we’re going to have a fantastic time learning all about what it’s like to be a marine biologist.

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