In this series of hands-on activities youth learn about harmful and shifting species in the Gulf of Maine. Using native and invasive crab species as a case study, youth engage in games, simulations, and scientific observations. Through these activities they get to know the importance of food webs and the impacts of invasive species and a changing environment on ecosystems. For grades 4-5.
To register email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 207-443-5141 x1016.
Week 1: All about ecosystems!
Week 2: Invasive species: How did they get here?
Week 3: Meet the crabs: Native vs Invasive
Week 4: Invasion of the European Green Crab game
Week 5: Warming ocean, shifting species
Week 6: Harmful and shifting species, pass it on
This program is the fourth part of a continuing series at Patten Free Library. “Bath Climate Conversations” are focused on learning, discussing, and connecting around ways to sustain and support our vibrant town as climate change occurs. On May 3rd, Bridget Gifford, program manager for Efficiency Maine, will discuss Efficiency Maine’s residential offerings. The program will describe how homeowners can receive thousands of dollars in rebates for energy efficient upgrades.
She will touch on topics like heat pumps, insulation, heat pump water heaters, and more. As with all of our climate conversations we expect ample time to allow for community discussions and follow-up with our presenter. This free program will be presented both in-person and on zoom. Registration is required for zoom only.