Positively Green Event – March 17, 2009

The Environmental Nature Center hosted “Positively Green,” on March 17, 2009 celebrating our Platinum LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).  What a “cool” ice sculpture! ENC Lead Naturalist Dan Green & Naturalist Kathy Wiedel pose for the camera! Don’t drop it!   The plaque is made from recycled…

Home School Classes at the Environmental Nature Center

A non-Newtonian fluid is a fluid whose flow properties are not described by a single constant value of viscosity.Home school students create non-Newtonian fluids in MAD Science class at the Environmental Nature Center.Free radicals are atoms, molecules or ions with unpaired electrons (no friends). These unpaired electrons are usually highly reactive, so radicals are likely…

Winter Camp Day 2: Butterflies and Bare Feet

Mark and the Native Skills kids practiced their “ninja walk” on the grass field at Newport Harbor High next door. Sometimes it’s good just to flop down on some grass! The campers LOVE our Junior Naturalists! The Native Skills kids constructed a nifty shelter! The Earth Explorers learned butterfly anatomy, discovered the connection between pollinators…

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