Free-flow learning at Joppa Flats is fun for the whole family. Take-home crafts, science stations, outdoor exploration, seasonal scavenger hunts, conservation tips for all ages, and more. Fly by for an hour or stay all day for family time that suits your schedule. There's something different to see and do with every visit!
Suitable for children ages 2 - 12
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Registration not required
TIDE POOL TOUCH TRAYS All ages. Take a close look at LIVE crabs, hermit crabs, shrimp, and other marine life from Plum Island.
INTERTIDAL MARVELS OF MEDICINE What do horseshoe crabs, barnacles and sea urchins all have in common? They all support biomedical research!
SEAWEED SUPERPOWERS! Using simple props, learn why seaweed is important and what it is used for in everyday products.
MATCH UP A MOLLUSKS! Learn the skills to identify seashells and find out what commercial uses they have.
TAKE-HOME CRAFTS: Sandy Sea Stars, Traveling Tide Pools, Build an Invertebrate, Make a Wave, and more!
MINI PRESENTATIONS at 12PM & 2PM: Informative and entertaining presentations for ages 3 and up. Using simple props, we’ll role play a day in the life of tide pool creatures and learn about their habits and adaptations.
November 20, 2010 11am - 3pm