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Meet the Seagulls

Meet the Seagulls

April 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

.                   Ever notice the seagulls flying about us when we boat? They squawk and scream all day long, swoop down and steal our sandwiches if we look away, and poop all over boats when we’re not around. However, they are interesting, clever creatures that clean the […]

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                                          ASGE is AGES GELA is GALE ALES is SEAL ESGL is LEGS SLGU is SLUG EALS is SALE LLSE is SELL ULGE is GLUE

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                                                        Answers: RTUETL is TURTLE CIODRCOEL is CROCODILE DLHNIPO is DOLPHIN OERTT is OTTER TAAEMEN is MANATEE TNSYGAIR is STINGRAY ILSYJFELH is JELLYFISH RTOELSB is LOBSTER  

Critter Questions

Critter Questions

March 7, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Have you thought about shaking hands with an octopus and why a penguin looks so clean? Author Wendy Rydell thinks about things like that! An octopus? I’d rather not meet him Because I don’t know how to greet him. You should shake hands to be polite But with an octopus that could take all night. […]

What’s in Saltwater?

What’s in Saltwater?

December 7, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. If you’re in the ocean looking over the side of your boat, what do you see? You may say that you just see seawater, but what you’re looking at is saltwater filled with super-tiny amazing things. Not every saltwater body has the same chemical makeup. Yet generally, there are ions dissolved into the water […]

What Other Words are in SALTWATER?

What Other Words are in SALTWATER?

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                                                  TRALET is RATTLE RATLE is ALERT ATRTS is START ATESL is LEAST STERA is STARE ESATT is TASTE ELATT is LATTE RSATW is STRAW ARETT is TREAT

Big and Small Creatures

Big and Small Creatures

October 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. Looking out across the Long Island Sound, you might just see a reflection of the sky and passing boats, but another world exists below the water. It’s amazing to think about all the different living things that thrive in our waters, from huge whales to teeny plankton. North Atlantic right whales are the largest […]

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What’s a Barnacle?

What’s a Barnacle?

September 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. You’ve probably heard adults complaining about barnacles growing along the bottom of the boat. What are barnacles and why do they make people so mad? There are over 1,000 different kinds of barnacles and all of them form crusts on items and living things that sit and live below the water. Relatives of lobsters […]

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Weathering a Storm

Weathering a Storm

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When adults hear that there’s a hurricane forecast, they shift into high gear and take steps to protect the family, the home, and the boat. But sometimes all this activity can make kids feel confused or scared. Don’t be afraid and don’t imagine bad things. Ask an adult what’s going on — and if there’s […]

Kids Unscramble: What Birds Live by Long Island’s Waters?

Kids Unscramble: What Birds Live by Long Island’s Waters?

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Protecting Long Island’s Turtles

Protecting Long Island’s Turtles

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.   Diamondback terrapins are a turtle species native to Long Island. You can find them wherever there are salt marshes. Russell Burke, a biology professor at Hofstra University, says diamondback terrapins do not travel as far as other turtle species. Diamondback terrapins live their whole life within a couple of miles of where they […]

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Chatting with a Lighthouse

Chatting with a Lighthouse

June 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

There’s a joke that asks, What did the ocean say to the lighthouse? The answer is, Nothing. It just waved! That made us wonder if a lighthouse might actually have something to say if we did more than just wave. So we emailed questions to the Huntington Lighthouse — and we got answers! Q. Where […]

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The Adventures of Colin the Coastguard

The Adventures of Colin the Coastguard

May 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. Don’t be scared to be out on the water — there are people whose jobs are to protect us and keep us safe. Across the Atlantic Ocean, there’s a member of the Coastguard in the United Kingdom named Colin. He and his dog, Rocky, are the heroes in the town of Tideswell, because they […]

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Schmitty the Weather Dog

Schmitty the Weather Dog

April 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. The question, “Hey Schmitty, what’s the weather today?” is asked by elementary school students of a tiny weather reporter. Schmitty is a Yorkie who travels the country teaching children about weather, science, and math in a fun, exciting way. Though most lessons about science and weather can be a tad boring, a visit by […]

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Artist Inspired by the North Fork

Artist Inspired by the North Fork

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Long Island’s beauty catches the eye of everyone who lives here or visits. Yet it takes an artist such as Danielle Malmet Rodger to draw inspiration from the seasonal beauty of the North Fork and create children’s books and bright watercolor paintings. The first book, called Adventures through North Fork: Autumn, captures colorful fall scenes. […]

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Seen a Limulus Lately?

Seen a Limulus Lately?

February 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

What has 10 legs, blue blood, and predates the dinosaurs? No, it’s not a vampire super-hero, so let’s try another hint: You’ll find it crawling on our beaches in the summer. If you guess the creature is some kind of spider, you’re not far off.  It’s sometimes called a sea spider, but we usually refer […]

Kids – Figure Out the New Word

Kids – Figure Out the New Word

February 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

                                  ANSWER – SEA SPIDER

Boat Jokes

Boat Jokes

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Knock knock. Who’s there? Rhoda. Rhoda who? Rhoda boat as fast as you can! Knock knock. Who’s there? Owl. Owl who? Owl aboard! Knock knock. Who’s there? Canoe. Canoe who? Canoe come out and play? Knock knock. Who’s there? Dumbbell. Dumbbell who? Dumbbell doesn’t work so use your whistle. Knock knock. Who’s there? Monroe. Monroe […]

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Launch a Nautical Birthday Party

Launch a Nautical Birthday Party

November 20, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Searching for a birthday party theme? Want one that isn’t the same as everybody else’s party plan? How about a nautical-themed birthday party? Boatloads of decorating ideas and activities abound, making a nautical party one to remember. Search popular parent and party-planning sites and you’ll find plenty of ideas for a nautical party. Some sites […]

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A Fish Can Fly?

A Fish Can Fly?

October 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

You know that airplanes and birds fly, but did you know there is a species of fish that can fly? In the book called The Amazing World of Flyingfish by Steve N.G. Howell, readers learn about flyingfish — what they are, how they fly, what they look like, and where to see one. If you […]

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Kids Unscramble

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