Vanderbilt and Whaling Museum Offer ‘Environmental Exploration’
The Whaling Museum & Education Center of Cold Spring Harbor and the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum will offer a fun, intriguing joint program, Environmental Exploration, on April 5-6, for children in Grades 1-5.
On Wednesday, April 5, explore the Vanderbilt Museum’s natural history collections and learn how global warming affects the planet’s ecosystems. Use a 3D-printed coral polyp to demonstrate coral bleaching, examine preserved marine life, and make a shark tooth necklace.
On Thursday, April 6, roll up your sleeves at The Whaling Museum & Education Center and explore how to help keep Long Island Sound clean! Discover the dangerous effects of oil spills and water run-off through an educator-led watershed model demonstration. Decorate your own fabric tote bag to reuse again and again.