Coastal Center at Milford Point

Programs at Milford Point consist of hands-on, inquiry-based activities that relate to earth and life sciences, ecology, conservation and citizenship. Students will view live native animals, carry out habitat investigations, build skills in observation, collect and record data, explore human impacts on the environment, and more. Topics include Diversity of Animals, Native Americans, Rocks & Soil, What Makes a Bird a Bird, as well as Weather & Climate, Rocks & Soil Ecology, Adaptations, Wetland Ecology, Bird Ecology.
Contact Info
Address: 1 Milford Point Rd., Milford, CT 06460. New Haven County. 208-878-7440. Email: Website: Hrs: Mon.-Sat. 10AM-4PM, Sun. 12PM-4PM.
Trip Info
Grade Level: PreK-College. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 45 min.-2 hrs. Cost: Fee.
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Environmental Studies, Science.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Environmental Science, Science.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Aquarium Lesson Plan

Did you know a sea cucumber can shoot its intestines at predators in order to avoid being eaten? That an electric eel can produce 500 watts of electricity to frighten away predators? Let students act like scientists to observe marine life while focusing on habitat, survival, and defense mechanisms.... Continue