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NYC Trout in the Classroom: Student Perspective

Over this past school year, Brooklyn Technical High School juniors and seniors had a special opportunity to engage with their environment in a unique manner.

Dr. Margarita introduced Trout in the Classroom (TIC), a Trout Unlimited program that uses the life cycle and habits of trout to teach the importance of cold, clean water to our community watersheds. Her AP environmental science students adopted the program with great enthusiasm.

After the tank, chiller and other necessities were installed, the classes dropped in the trout eggs and then watched them grow from alevin to fry. Once the fish were large enough, students released them in nearby waters. Two of Dr. Margarita’s students–Crystal Zheng and Shaira Nasser–answer questions about the program and encourage other classes to take on and learn from Trout in the Classroom.

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