Mississippi’s Museum of Natural Science is hosting the national traveling exhibit Ocean Bound! The Mississippi Department of Wildlife Fisheries and Parks announced the exhibit that will run from January 26 – May 12, 2019.
“We’re hosting this exhibit so our visitors can see how everyone’s actions on land affect our ocean,” said Charles Knight, Museum Director.
Visitors will be able to make it rain in a large 3-D watershed model! Pilot a full-size two-station “submersible” from a mountain stream to the ocean, be a biologist, and Guide “water” safely through a hazardous maze. Parents and children will also be able to flip paddles and divert “pollutants” as they travel through storm water drains and discover how river otters made a comeback.
MDWFP encourages their guests to spot the polluters and be a Watershed Warrior. Ocean Bound!, was developed by the Sciencecenter and funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA). Touring the exhibit is included with museum admission.