Classroom and field work are included in the curriculum. Class projects include construction of commercial fishing gear, net making and mending, dissections, aquarium maintenance and laboratory techniques.

Students operate a hard and soft shell crab fishery. They participate in an osprey nesting and handling project. Field work consists of small boat handling duties, commercial fishing, aquaculture projects, ecology studies, and marine studies.

Students are prepared for entry level jobs in fisheries, fish markets, water treatment and environmental operations or further education in marine biology.

* Natural Science Program received the Living to Serve Grant from National FFA Organization

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Hanna Toft

Natural Science

Ms. Toft has a passion that comes through as she teaches students about the local fisheries, plants and animals that call the Jersey Shore home.

  • Course Name: Natural Science
  • Course Length: 3 Year Program
  • Course Department: CTE - Career Technical Education

Course Syllabus