Coastal Care Junior
March 20, 2023
Explore the shoreline with an underwater viewer – National Geographic
Show kids the importance of the shoreline, which provides an active habitat for wildlife and provides stability to the water’s edge. Help them make an underwater viewer to explore this important microhabitat.
What you’ll need:
• A clean, empty metal can
• Paints and paintbrushes (optional)
• Plastic wrap
• Rubber bands
The underwater viewer is best used in shallow water along the shoreline. Have kids stand safely on firm ground, then lean over and place the scope on the water’s surface or partially submerged, with the plastic wrap facing down. Then use these activities to help children learn about biodiversity in a shoreline…
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All entries must be uploaded by 5:00 p, California time, on January 31, 2023.
See full Contest Guidelines in English and Spanish, on the Coastal Commission Website…Best Wishes to ALL!