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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


EarthEcho Water Challenge
Are you ready for the EarthEcho Water Challenge? Join us as we take part in this effort to teach the importance of our most precious resource–water. Learn what you, your family and friends can do to conserve water and prevent water pollution. Take actual samples and test them to learn more about the health of our salt marsh. No experience is necessary. Open to all ages. For additional information or for group reservations, call 310-548-7562.

• Sunday, November 12, 2017 • 1:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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Final Tidepool Walk 0f 2017
CMA's Educators conduct tours of the Point Fermin tidepools. Attend an informative slide show in the John M. Olguin Auditorium, then come along on the naturalist-led ramble on the rocks to see animals in their natural habitat. Outdoor clothing and sneakers advised. Young children must be accompanied by adults.

Reservations required for groups: 310-548-7562.
Fee: FREE.

• Sunday, December 31, 2017 • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

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

We 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

• Wednesday, November 01, 2017 - Wednesday, November 22, 2017 • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

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Ocean in Art: Gyotaku
Create one-of-a-kind gifts as you practice the art of Gyotaku fish printing. Fee includes paint and paper - please bring fabric or clothes to print on during this studio workshop.

Pre-Registration is required by Friday the week prior to the program. Please call 310-548-7562 for more information.

Member Price:  $16, Non-Member Price:  $18

• Saturday, December 16, 2017 • 9:30 AM - 12:00 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.

• Saturday, December 23, 2017 • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
• Wednesday, December 27, 2017 • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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SEA Club - Science Education Afternoons Grades 2-3
On four consecutive Wednesday afternoons join CMA Educators for a series of hands-on after-school marine science adventures. Opportunities may include observing animal behavior; exploring rocky shore tidepools; discovering the wonders of the salt marsh; examining nature through microscopes and much more! 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

• Wednesday, October 04, 2017 - Wednesday, October 25, 2017 • 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

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SEA Club - Science Education Afternoons Grades K-1
On four consecutive Wednesday afternoons join CMA Educators for a series of hands-on after-school marine science adventures. Opportunities may include observing animal behavior; exploring rocky shore tidepools; discovering the wonders of the salt marsh; examining nature through microscopes and much more! 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

• Wednesday, November 01, 2017 - Wednesday, November 22, 2017 • 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

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Sunset Tidepool Walk
CMA's Educators conduct tours of the Point Fermin tidepools. Attend an informative slide show in the John M. Olguin Auditorium, then come along on the naturalist-led ramble on the rocks to see animals in their natural habitat. Outdoor clothing and sneakers advised. Young children must be accompanied by adults.

Reservations required for groups: 310-548-7562.
Fee: FREE.

• Wednesday, December 20, 2017 • 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
• Thursday, December 21, 2017 • 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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Tidepool Walk
CMA's Educators conduct tours of the Point Fermin tidepools. Attend an informative slide show in the John M. Olguin Auditorium, then come along on the naturalist-led ramble on the rocks to see animals in their natural habitat. Outdoor clothing and sneakers advised. Young children must be accompanied by adults.

Reservations required for groups: 310-548-7562.
Fee: FREE.

• Saturday, November 04, 2017 • 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
• Sunday, November 05, 2017 • 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
• Saturday, November 18, 2017 • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
• Sunday, November 19, 2017 • 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
• Saturday, December 02, 2017 • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
• Sunday, December 03, 2017 • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
• Saturday, December 16, 2017 • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
• Sunday, December 17, 2017 • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
• Tuesday, December 19, 2017 • 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
• Friday, December 29, 2017 • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
• Saturday, December 30, 2017 • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

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Tidepool Walk (en español)
CMA's Educators conduct tours of the Point Fermin tidepools. Attend an informative slide show in the John M. Olguin Auditorium, then come along on the naturalist-led ramble on the rocks to see animals in their natural habitat. Outdoor clothing and sneakers advised. Young children must be accompanied by adults.

Reservations required for groups: 310-548-7562.
Fee: FREE.

• Sunday, November 05, 2017 • 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
• Sunday, December 03, 2017 • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

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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.

• Thursday, December 28, 2017 • 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM


 
   
 
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