IB Art in the Florida Keys

Goshen High School’s IB Art Program has been traveling to the Florida Keys for the past few years working alongside marine biology students.  The marine environment becomes an inspiration for their artwork.  Check out some of their creations!  

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Let the Excursions Begin!

The students have been hard at work exploring the grassy mudflats, the mangroves, and the man-made quarry.  Lots of exciting discoveries have been made, and the students are very enthusiastic about the process.  This spotted sea hare was my favorite find of Continue reading →

Welcome to the Florida Keys!

Everyone arrived in Layton, Florida by 8:00 P.M.  Thursday evening.  The trip went smoothly, and we managed to avoid the usual spring break traffic.  Everyone slept very well last night and we awoke to a sunny day!  Snorkeling has started in the grassy mudflats, Continue reading →

Terrific Tuesday

Today was another busy one for the marine biology students.  They started the morning off with a  lecture on mollusks and group project planning.  Afternoon excursions included grassy mudflats and the quarry.  Both were fascinating with sightings of sea anemones, Continue reading →

Let the Marine Studies Begin!

Monday kicked off the first official day of marine studies.  The morning began with field excursions to the grassy mudflats and the quarry.  The emphasis was on snorkeling skills and habitat profiles.  Many marine organisms were observed including barracuda, cowfish, Continue reading →