If you take a large can and pull off the lid and the bottom, cover one end with plastic wrap taped around the edges with waterproof tape, you've got yourself an "aquascope" for tidal pool viewing:
And behold: a sea snake!
|And if you get into deeper water, you can always use the old snorkel mask|
Sure, there's writing and reading and math work, too. But so far, it has been very science heavy, thanks to plenty of experiments coordinated by our resident Scientist:
|Here, they were preparing the plumb the depths of the ocean floor. |
They took measurements, they graphed their results--it was fun.