America's Underwater Treasures: More Fun Adventures
Go Outside and …
- Find somewhere that feels like a "sanctuary" to you.
- Draw this sanctuary.
- Write about how it makes you feel to be there.
- Describe what your sanctuary provides for you.
- Investigate the environmental factors that affect a river, lake, steam, pond or ocean in your area.
- Make a list of all the human activities that can impact this area.
- Test the water in your neighborhood.
- Carolina's Story: Sea Turtles Get Sick Too! by Donna Rathmell, a photographic journal of "Carolina," a critically ill loggerhead, as she is nursed back to health and released from the Sea Turtle Hospital of the South Carolina Aquarium.
- Write a story about a time when you were sick. Who helped you get better?
- Contact your local wildlife rescue organization to find out if there are ways you can be involved in their effort.
- A local lake, river or ocean recreation information center to find answers to these questions:
- Who uses the area?
- Who manages the area?
- What factors are considered when creating a management plan for the area?
- A volunteer water-quality monitoring group.
- A coastal cleanup or ocean-education effort.
- An animal census group, to help count and track local or migrating wildlife.