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Marine Science: Where the Land Meets the Sea (Ages 9-15)
August 9, 2022 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday, August 9, 9 a.m.-noon | Maine Maritime Museum
Wednesday, August 10, 9 a.m.-noon | Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens
Tuesday, August 16, 9 a.m.-noon | Boothbay Sea and Science Center
During this three-part, shore-based marine science course, participants will investigate how geology, weather, and climate change over time and how these changes impact the organisms and plant life living in local rivers and in the Gulf of Maine. Compare and contrast local rivers, and investigate and identify what lies between the surface and the seafloor. Using scientific equipment, students will gain a better understanding of the vegetation and marine life making its home in our waters. We’ll discuss what causes environmental changes, how quickly these changes occur, and how local species respond.
This is a collaborative program with the Boothbay Sea and Science Center and Maine Maritime Museum. Each date of the course will take place at a different location. Directions to each location will be sent after registration.
Please note this class requires participants to show proof of having received all eligible Covid-19 vaccinations, as recommended for their age by the CDC, in order to participate. Because of the dynamic nature of this situation, we ask that you agree to abide by potential future changes in CMBG’s Covid-19 policy designed to address evolving public health recommendations.