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2nd Saturday Event – Climate Change

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Date: February 22, 2013
Contact: Wouter Ketel, 252-728-2250 ext. 3005

HARKERS ISLAND, NC - The North Carolina coast is an ever changing environment. Explore the effects of Climate Change-one factor that is rapidly changing our coast-during the March Second Saturday Event at Cape Lookout National Seashore's Harkers Island Visitor Center.

Join us on March 9, 2013 at 1:00 PM for interactive games, demonstrations, and activities as we explore the effects of Climate Change on the Coast.Get outside and discover your world with your family.Work towards Girl or Boy Scout badges.Learn more with hands-on activities that meet various homeschool curriculums.

Bringing a group? Please call (252) 728-2250 and let us know how many people you plan to bring.

Schedule of events

What is climate change? 1:00 PM
Discover the difference between climate and weather and conduct an experiment to explore how melting ice sheets in the arctic affect people, places, plants, and animals in North Carolina.
Weather Watchers 1:30 PM
Track the weather in your own backyard with your own homemade weather instruments.
Greenhouse Game 2:30 PM
Get up, get active, and discover how greenhouse gases can affect our Earth with this backyard game.

Learn more about upcoming Second Saturday Events at Cape Lookout National Seashore at http://go.nps.gov/2ndSat.

Did You Know?

Cape Lookout Proposed Development_copyright Sam Willis

In the early 1900s, development plans were proposed for Cape Lookout. The layout had more than 3000 lots and included a railroad connecting Beaufort to the Cape Lookout Coast Guard Station. Photo courtesy of Samuel Lee Willis.