- Estuaries.Gov - Inspiring People to Practice and Promote Coastal and Estuarine Stewardship
About the Game - Background Information for Educators The purpose of the game is to: introduce science-based, educational concepts raise awareness and interest in topics dealing with estuaries, water quality, tides, marine debris, and what YOU can do to help. In-depth information on topics is available in the “Field Guide” in the game and in this section. The game occurs inside the ecosystem of an estuary on the west coast of the United States. Following a young girl named Valerie, players interact with Oscar the sea otter, and the fictional Claminator, a geoduck clam. To succeed, players must learn about the factors that produce healthy estuaries, food webs, and why estuaries are essential to both ocean life and to humans.
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