Nature Camp, day three photos

We checked our insect pitfall traps, and held the insects under a magnifier that we made by stretching clear plastic wrap over a bucket, then adding water to the plastic wrap so that it forms a large magnifying lens:

We made art by placing flowers on watercolor paper, and covering the flowers with paper towels:

Then we pounded the flowers with rubber mallets to release the pigments, which soaked into the watercolor paper:

We heard a story about Wangari Maathai, a scientist and environmentalist from Kenya who won the Nobel Peace Prize for her enviornmental work:

Other activities included the usual singing and climbing trees, and many other brief activities.

Published by Dan Harper

Dan Harper is Associate Minister of Religious Education at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Palo Alto. He is also Camp Director for Ecojustice Camp in Palo Alto.

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