July 2, 2021

South Salish Sea Field Trip

On June 24th some of the Education Department went on a field trip around Harstine Island via boat. The team went during the largest tide changes of the year, which caused some issues and a lot of discoveries! June 24th happened to be a full moon which can affect the tides. Spring tides happen just after

February 26, 2021

Swan Creek

On Thursday February 25th, Julia and Kaela from the Education Department here at the Seaport went on a little adventure. They were taking a trip to Swan Creek to check out the future site where we will be releasing our baby salmon! Now let’s take a step back, did you know we have baby coho

January 10, 2021

Weather Curriculum

6th Grade Weather Curriculum Tools Over the last few months the educators here at Foss Waterway Seaport have created informational videos, learning tools, slide shows and more to help you learn all about the weather. These lesson follow along with Carolina Science STCMS™, Weather and Climate Systems textbook that Tacoma Public Schools is using. Here

January 6, 2021

Prizes Announced Jan. 15th!

It is almost time to pick our winners! But don’t worry, you still have 9 days to enter. There is also an opportunity for you to submit a second video for a second entry! All you have to do is log onto Flipgrid.com using the join code: “weatherstation”. Find the topic titled “2nd Entry to

December 16, 2020

Welcome New Students!

Hi 6th graders! You may have recently picked up your weather kits from your school and wondered where to begin. Well, we are here to help! We have spent many months planning, assembling and creating programs for you to learn all about the weather. First, we have created a page just for you: There you

December 8, 2020

At Home Science Experiments

While we’re all stuck at home why not do some fun at home science experiments?! You may have seen Julia and Kaela’s air pressure video if you are participating in the 6th grade weather kit project. If you haven’t seen it yet the video is below: If you want to do this air pressure experiment