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Marine Missions: Kids Help Clean Up the Ocean!

If you have a child ages 4-6, check out Marine Missions, a new National Science Foundation-funded app from National Geographic Kids.

Designed to spark interest in and curiosity about our ocean, this app features a friendly hermit crab named Jacques who’s on a mission to clean up the ocean! Your young explorer and Jacques will explore the world’s map, encountering special water current challenges as they travel to different cleanup spots.

Players can also design their own animals in the Creature Builder, where they will assemble real-world ocean animal parts to make a unique creation.

Marine Missions is available in the App Store for the iPad for FREE.

  • Guilherme Braune

    I’ll be waiting for the app to be released for android! But excellent idea, anyway!

  • Guilherme Braune

    I’ll be waiting for the app to be released for android! But excellent idea, anyway!

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