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King Tides: What are they and why do they matter?
Get ready to float along the California coast as we visit several State Beaches in southern, central, and northern California during this special earth and climate science PORTScast! Students will have the chance to observe exceptional high tide events in real-time as they learn about:

-- What causes King Tides: The combined gravitational pull of the sun and moon on our ocean
-- How King Tides allow us to see into the future: They give us a glimpse of future sea level rise caused by climate change
-- How to safely observe and enjoy the King Tides which occur the weekend of Jan 21-22 along the California coast
-- How to participate as a community scientist and collect data for the California King Tides Project

Teachers are encouraged to utilize the FREE K-12 educational resources compiled by the California Coastal Commission at: https://www.coastal.ca.gov/kingtides/educators.html

CA State Parks "King Tides" Flip topic: https://admin.flip.com/discovery/partners/california-state-parks/67975

Visit our website http://www.ports-ca.us to learn more about California State Parks' PORTScast Programs. Follow us on social media @PORTSprogram to become an official #PORTSfan!

Pre-registration is required.

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Please note: We do our best to avoid cancelling any webinars but all PORTScast Programs are subject to change due to connectivity or staffing issues.

Jan 20, 2023 08:15 AM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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