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  Science at the Seashore  

Science at the Seashore

    Through the Science at the Seashore program, we are able to offer individuals and families many opportunities to learn about our marine environment through guided tours, art and storytelling and extended workshops.

For reservations and information about Science at the Seashore, call 310-548-7562 or print out a registration form.

To learn more about our programs schedule, please view our program calendar.
     
 

Upcoming Science at the Seashore Events


Little Squirts: Ages 2-4
Little Squirts is offered for four Wednesday afternoons from 1:30pm to 3:00pm. Each month of sessions will have a general ocean theme and all sessions will include elements of arts & crafts, movement, and music.

We are taking reservations for monthly blocks and will limit class size to a maximum of 10 children, ages 2-4, participating with parent(s) or guardian(s).

Pre-registration is required, as space is limited. If you are interested in joining us, call 310-548-7562.

Member Price:  $27, Non-Member Price:  $30

 SEAClub-and-LittleSquirts.pdf

• Wednesday, April 09, 2014 - Wednesday, April 30, 2014 • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

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Salt Marsh Open House
Join CMA Educators to learn about the Salinas de San Pedro wetlands habitat at Cabrillo Beach by using binoculars and microscopes to observe live animals. Visitors can view the birds of the marsh, learn about native plants and observe the changes in the tides.

Fee: FREE; open to all ages.

• Sunday, May 04, 2014 • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
• Saturday, June 21, 2014 • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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SEA Club - Science Education Afternoons Grades 3-6
On four consecutive Wednesday afternoons join CMA Educators for a series of hands-on after-school marine science adventures. Students observe animal behavior; examine rocky shore animals at the tidepools; explore the wonders of mud at the salt marsh; and get an up-close view with microscopes. Participants help plan the schedule. Includes SEA Club T-shirt. Financial assistance available. Walk-ins cannot be accommodated.

Pre-registration is required: 310-548-7562.

Member Price:  $27, Non-Member Price:  $30

 SEAClub-and-LittleSquirts.pdf

• Wednesday, May 07, 2014 - Wednesday, May 28, 2014 • 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

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SEA Club - Science Education Afternoons Grades K-2
On four consecutive Wednesday afternoons join CMA Educators for a series of hands-on after-school marine science adventures. Students observe animal behavior; examine rocky shore animals at the tidepools; explore the wonders of mud at the salt marsh; and get an up-close view with microscopes. Participants help plan the schedule. Includes SEA Club T-shirt. Financial assistance available. Walk-ins cannot be accommodated.

Pre-registration required: 310-548-7562.

Member Price:  $27, Non-Member Price:  $30

 SEAClub-and-LittleSquirts.pdf

• Wednesday, April 09, 2014 - Wednesday, April 30, 2014 • 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

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Tales Between the Tides Session 1 (3 to 5-year-olds)
Explore the ocean at "see" level. We'll hear and tell stories, scamper like crabs, touch sea animals, make a take-home project and explore the many wonders of the sea in the Aquarium and in the lab. Choose from one or both two day sessions, each day focusing on a different theme. Walk-ins cannot be accommodated.

Pre-registration required: 310-548-7562

Member Price:  $24, Non-Member Price:  $26

 Activity-Registration.pdf

• Tuesday, June 24, 2014, Wednesday, June 25, 2014 • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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Tales Between the Tides Session 2 (3 to 5-year-olds)
Explore the ocean at "see" level. We'll hear and tell stories, scamper like crabs, touch sea animals, make a take-home project and explore the many wonders of the sea in the Aquarium and in the lab. Choose from one or both two day sessions, each day focusing on a different theme. Walk-ins cannot be accommodated.

Pre-registration required: 310-548-7562

Member Price:  $24, Non-Member Price:  $26

 Activity-Registration.pdf

• Thursday, June 26, 2014, Friday, June 27, 2014 • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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Walk Cabrillo
Pack a snack and join a walk guided by CMA's Education staff. Starting at the Aquarium courtyard, you'll visit the native garden, salt marsh, beaches and tidepools. Explore each habitat and discover signs of the season along the shore. Examine fossils, native plants and beach wrack.

Registration required for groups, please call 310-548-7562.
Fee: FREE; open to all ages.

• Sunday, April 27, 2014 • 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
• Saturday, May 17, 2014 • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
• Sunday, June 08, 2014 • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM


 
   
 
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