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Zucker Natural Exploration Area, Prospect Park
Credit: Laura Poppick
The Zucker Exploration Area opened in mid-October in the northeast corner of Brooklyn's Prospect Park. Kids take turns pumping water into the ridges of this trunk that was toppled by Sandy. The youngster in the striped shirt figured out that, if he clumped sand from the ground into the ridges, he could create small dams that would allow "lakes" to form.