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Harbor Days

For three Harbor Days, starting May 23, elementary school students talked to divers underwater, looked for microplastics in mud, made charts under sunny skies and fondled starfish and sea urchins.

Divers

Divers

Third graders watch and listen as Capt. Buzz Scott talks to divers (in cool Ninja suits) while they’re underwater.

Photo by Leslie Landrigan

Marine life

Marine life

From left, Caleb Adams, Evan Snow, Jessica Gillen, Aliyah Torrey and Martha Bell examine the many, many organisms crawling around the ghost trap.

Photo by Leslie Landrigan

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Nick Brown creates a chart of the islands he just made out of Play-Doh.

Photo by Leslie Landrigan

Ghost trap

Ghost trap

Martha Bell checks out the ghost trap before opening it in front of the third graders. The trap had rested on the bottom of Stonington Harbor for 20 years before divers hauled it to the surface.

Photo by Leslie Landrigan