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She Sees Sea Turtles on the Seashore

By Hope, Lilliana, Sage, and Hudson

The Issue: Instead of being guided moonlight to the safety of the ocean, sea turtle hatchlings are getting distracted by all the light pollution. When they're lost, they can get run over by cars or starve. 

picture of hope, lilliana, sage, and hudson with speech bubble that says sea turtles are cute! It's awful that some are dying because of humans.
Hope

Hope | Age 9

Favorite plant or animal: Saber tooth tiger

Favorite book: The Percy Jackson series

Favorite ice cream flavor: Midnight cookies and cream and cookie Dough

Favorite thing to do / hobby: Reading

Favorite place or object in the Museum: I like the halls of minerals and gemstones

What you like most about science: I like science because it is a fun way to learn about how things work and how things in nature depend on each other.

Advice to kids who think science is boring: There are many kinds of science. You can choose the kind of science that you like.

Lilliana

Lilliana | Age 10

Favorite plant or animal: Lilac

Favorite book: Little Women

Favorite ice cream flavor: Vanilla

Favorite thing to do / hobby: Rollerblade

Favorite place or object in the Museum: Planetarium

What you like most about science: I like plants and animals, and planets and stars.

Advice to kids who think science is boring: I think that you have not found the right subject. Science is everything! I used to not like science, but now I do because I found out all about the solar system!

Sage

Sage | Age 9

Favorite plant or animal: Goats and cats

Favorite book: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Favorite ice cream flavor: Lemon sorbet

Favorite thing to do / hobby: Fencing and sewing

Favorite place or object in the Museum: The Unseen Oceans exhibition

What you like most about science: Chemistry

Advice to kids who think science is boring: Science is about practically everything, from astronomy to zoology. Think of something that you like and chances are, you can connect it to science somehow.

Hudson

Hudson | Age 10

Favorite plant or animal: Cat

Favorite book: The Spy School series

Favorite ice cream flavor: Strawberry

Favorite thing to do / hobby: Rubik's cubes

Favorite place or object in the Museum: Rocks and minerals

What you like most about science: All of the experiments and projects that you can do.

Advice to kids who think science is boring: Ask more questions, and think about how science is applied in your everyday lives.

Image Credits:

news jingle, tolerabledruid6 via freesound.org, CC0; car engine, inspectorj via freesound.org, CC BY 3.0; waves, inspectorj via freesound.org, CC BY 3.0; all images courtesy of AMNH.