Washed Ashore Or Left Behind

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Washed Ashore Or Left Behind

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Washed Ashore or Left Behind: Beach Detectives and Plastic Artists: July 22-26 2109

THIS WEEK YOUNG SCIENTISTS WILL TAKE PART IN A “CITIZEN SCIENCE” PROJECT INVOLVING COLLECTING AND CATEGORIZING BEACH LITTER. IT IS MODELED AFTER ECOSLO’S “ BEACHKEEPER” PROGRAM. OUR STUDENTS WILL COLLECT NON-LETHAL BEACH LITTER USING TRASH PICKERS AND GLOVE, THEY WILL THEN SORT, CATEGORIZE, AND WEIGH THE LITTER, AND THE DATA WILL BE RECORDING AND ENTERED INTO A COMPUTER DATABASE, SMALL PIECES OF PLASTIC LITTER WILL BE SAVED FOR USE IN ART PROJECTS THAT CARRY A MESSAGE ABOUT ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP. THERE WILL ALSO BE TIME FOR EXPLORATION AND SCAVENGER HUNTS.

MAXIMUM STUDENTS: 15

AGE RANGE: 2RD GRADE AND ABOVE

ENROLLMENT FE: $280.00

MEETING LOCATION TO BE ANNOUNCED