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Greenbush Program for 3rd-6th grades
July 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 amFree
Our friends from the Greenbush Education Service Center are visiting the library to facilitate fun and educational programs for kids entering 3rd—6th grades.
Four session times are offered every Thursday in July, at 10 AM, 12 PM, 1:30 PM, and 3 PM. There is a limit of 24 kids per session. Registration is required for this free program.
- Thursday, July 7: Ocean Ecosystems: Coral Reefs
Coral reefs are one of the most diverse ecosystems in the world! Come discover what corals are made of and how Kansas once had coral reefs of its own. We will also bring some preserved specimens of critters that can be found in a coral reef.
- Thursday, July 14: Ocean Ecosystems: Coastal Shores
There are many different types of coastal ecosystems; mangroves and kelp forests are two examples. Greenbush will be bringing some experiments to demonstrate how salinity and density impacts coastal life and some of its endangered species.
- Thursday, July 21: Ocean Ecosystems: Arctic Oceans
Some of the ocean’s largest creatures live in the coldest ocean ecosystems. Narwhals and other animal brrrrr…others have a lot of blubber to help them survive! Just how big are these monstrous creatures? Join us to find out!
- Thursday, July 28: Ocean Ecosystems: Deep Sea
Little to no light, high pressure, extreme cold, low oxygen, and scarce food! Sounds like a great place to live right? No! Yet many of the earth’s known and unknown critters live there. Today, Greenbush will shed some light on the deep, dark parts of our oceans!