We love going to the beach because it’s fun, invigorating, relaxing, and soothing to the soul. Is that “all in our heads”? No! Studies tell us there are a wide range of health benefits of the ocean (and some of them may surprise you).
No, those little holes weren’t put there so you can make jewelry. The reason seashells have perfect holes in them is all about survival and the natural order of prey and predators.
How much do you know about sculpted sand? Is it sandcastle or sand castle? What holds sandcastles together? Did you know they can be illegal? Here you’ll find answers to all that and lots more!
Did you ever wonder why sand crabs walk and run sideways? With those big bug eyes, how can they watch where they’re going?
Don’t mess with Florida sea oats! No kidding, they’re protected, and it’s important. If you love the beach you’ll appreciate knowing why this matters so much.
Lots of people don’t know the difference between a dolphin and a porpoise. Here are the facts and some interesting info, especially useful if you have a teaching moment with kids.
The beach is such an interesting place. What sort of questions pop into your mind when you’re relaxing on the sunny seashore? Find the answers here!
Who knew that the answer to such a simple question could be quite funny? If you think you know the meaning of the word (I did!), try looking it up. You might be surprised.