Paddle to DC

Crabs and Shellfish in Chesapeake Bay

12_1_14Student Response (Lower) 12_1_14Student Response (Upper) In last week’s Cast YOUR Vote, students decided that we should study the crabs and shellfish of Chesapeake Bay. You are in luck, because many different types of crabs and shellfish live in Chesapeake Bay. Did you know that crabs are arthropods? An arthropod is an animal with an …

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What has been your favorite part of Paddle to DC?

Throughout our 2,000 mile journey from the Boundary Waters to Washington D.C. we have traveled through a wide variety of places, from the pristine lakes and forests of the Boundary Waters and the rapid-studded Mattawa River to the ferry-filled New York Harbor. We have been paddling and sailing for 90 days and only have 10 …

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What should we study as we paddle down the Hudson River?

The Hudson River has a long and interesting history. English Explorer Henry Hudson was the first European to discover the Hudson River when he was looking for a quick passage to China and he sailed along America’s North Atlantic coast in 1609. In the beginning it was described as a wild and inhospitable place with poisonous snakes …

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