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Turtle Release

Take a look at this year’s turtle release in the Haverstraw River.  These are turtles rescued during the spring and early summer as mother turtles cross Western Highway to lay eggs in the hills nearby.  

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Teacher At Sea Reflection Guest-Blog Post

I invite you to read my guest-blog post on the National Science Teacher Association website entitled “Off the Deep End:  Reflections on my Time as a NOAA Teacher At Sea.”  

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Internet Safety

Here are the 2016-2017 Internet Safety links: Filtering Software Links www.k9webprotection.com www.netnanny.com Make a Family Media Plan www.healthychildren.org/mediauseplan The 2017 PTA Presentation Raising Children in the Digital Age 2016

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School Maker Faire

Sign up for the School Maker Faire, March 16, 2017.  All projects are welcome.  Be creative and have fun! http://blogs.socsd.org/makerfaire/    

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Open Makerspace Project

This year at Cottage Lane, we will be piloting a new program in the Makerspace. If  YOU have an idea for an invention that can be built in the space, we will be open during Period 7 on Days 5 … Continue reading

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STAR Test Link

Teachers, if you want to use the STAR Test from a Chromebook, please click this link:  https://hosted253.renlearn.com/706204/

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Vote for Flash!

Once again, this year, local schools were asked to name the baby falcons in the nest on top of the Tappan Zee Bridge.  Please take some time and vote for our Cottage Lane submission, Flash.  Please take some time in … Continue reading

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Robins in the Arctic

Cottage Lane classes have been following the adventures of Lamont scientist Natalie Boelman and her team as they work tagging American Robins in the boreal forest of northern Canada.  Check out her blog posts, here.  I will continue to update this … Continue reading

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The Eagles are Hatching!

You don’t see this every day: An Eagle egg is hatching live on a webcam for us all to see. The proud parents are a pair of nesting eagles in the National Arboretum in Washington DC. There are not one, … Continue reading

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Okeanos Explorer

For those following the current expedition of the Okeanos Explorer, here is a link which you can use from home to continue watching live feed from the ship: Have fun!

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