Conduct bacteria monitoring and chemical analyses of the watershed from the fresh water that feeds Cohasset Harbor to the ocean water that refreshes our swimming beaches.
Research objective: Deliver quality-assured weekly bacteria counts at public beaches to Cohasset’s Board of Health; statistically compare CSCR data to a professional lab; solve the mysterious puzzle of variables that cause beach closures! Great resume-builder for students aspiring as interns in labs or government agencies. Open to all students grades 9 – college.
Dates: Memorial Day to Labor Day
Meets Tuesdays, 7:00 – 10:00 am; Wednesdays 8:00 – 10:00 am