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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

• Wednesday, January 07, 2015 - Wednesday, January 28, 2015 • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
• Wednesday, March 04, 2015 - Wednesday, March 25, 2015 • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

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New Year 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.

• Thursday, January 01, 2015 • 12:00 PM - 1:30 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 20, 2014 • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
• Sunday, January 11, 2015 • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
• Saturday, February 14, 2015 • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
• Sunday, March 08, 2015 • 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

• Wednesday, February 04, 2015 - Wednesday, February 25, 2015 • 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

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• Wednesday, January 07, 2015 - Wednesday, January 28, 2015 • 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
• Wednesday, March 04, 2015 - Wednesday, March 25, 2015 • 3:30 PM - 5:30 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.

• Tuesday, December 23, 2014 • 3:00 PM - 4:30 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.

• Friday, January 02, 2015 • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
• Saturday, February 21, 2015 • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Weekend 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, December 20, 2014 • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
• Sunday, December 21, 2014 • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
• Saturday, January 03, 2015 • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
• Sunday, January 04, 2015 • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
• Saturday, January 17, 2015 • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
• Sunday, January 18, 2015 • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
• Saturday, January 31, 2015 • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
• Sunday, February 01, 2015 • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
• Saturday, February 14, 2015 • 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
• Sunday, February 15, 2015 • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
• Saturday, February 28, 2015 • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
• Sunday, March 01, 2015 • 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
• Saturday, March 07, 2015 • 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
• Saturday, March 14, 2015 • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
• Sunday, March 15, 2015 • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
• Saturday, March 21, 2015 • 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
• Saturday, March 28, 2015 • 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
• Sunday, March 29, 2015 • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

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Weekend Tidepool Walk (en espaņol)
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, January 04, 2015 • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
• Sunday, February 15, 2015 • 11:30 PM - 1:00 PM
• Sunday, March 01, 2015 • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM


 
   
 
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