Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
 
 
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Learning Resources

 
 
Whether you're visiting the Aquarium yourself, with your family or are organizing a class trip, here are some handy resources to help you before you arrive.
 
For individuals, families or groups:

For educators:
 


Discovery Lecture Series Teacher and Community Resources

Lecture 4: Explorations of Life in the Deep Sea
Lesson Plan - Ocean Food Chain Game
Worksheet - Ocean Food Chain Game
Worksheet - Ocean Food Chain Answer Key
Lesson Plan - Crazy Currents
Worksheet - Oceanic Surface Currents Map
Worksheet - Pacific Ocean Surface Currents Map
Graphic - Ocean Surface Currents Map Answer Key
Graphic - Pacific Ocean Current Map Answer Key
Reading Handout - The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Lecture 3: Trends in Rocky Intertidal Communities
Lesson Plan - Life on the Rocks
Lesson Plan - It takes all Kinds
Lesson Plan - Color in Science
Worksheet - Tidepool Animals
Worksheet - Octopus Coloring Sheet
Worksheet - Parts of an Octopus
Graphic - Parts of an Octopus Answer Key
Graphic - Invertebrate Cut Out Cards

Lecture 2: Unearthing the Historical Wetlands of Southern California
Lesson Plan - Globetrotters A Lesson on Bird Migration
Reading Handout - Globetrotters of the Bird World
Worksheet - Adaptations of Birds' Beaks
Worksheet Answers - Adaptations of Birds' Beaks
Worksheet - Parts of a Bird Skeleton
Worksheet Answers - Parts of a Bird Skeleton
Worksheet - Bird Skeleton Coloring Sheet
Graphic - Migration Game Cards
CMA Saltmarsh Poster
Wetland Website Resources
Library Pathfinder on Wetlands

Lecture 1: Return of Big Predators to California Waters
Lesson Plan - JAWnormous
Lesson Plan - Swimming with Blue Sharks Migration
Lesson Plan - Shark Bingo and other JAWsome Activities
Reading Handout - Blue Shark
Reading Handout - How Megalodon Worked
Worksheet - Megalodon - Biggest Shark to Roam the Seas
Worksheet - Megalodon Crossword Puzzle
Worksheet - Parts of a Shark
Parts of a Shark Answer Key
Worksheet - Shark Coloring Sheet
Worksheet - Shark Word Search
Worksheet - Track a Blue Shark Lesson Activity
Shark Graphic - Cut and Paste Words
Library Pathfinder on Sharks

Our Educator Workshops are also an excellent resource to stay current on ocean science and issues facing our marine environment.
 
Wonder when the low tide is? Click here for a tide table for Cabrillo Beach.
 
Need links to other environmental organizations?

 
 
   
 
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