Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
 
 
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Education
 

School Programs

 
  Teachers! Want to teach your students about our marine environment? Cabrillo Marine Aquarium offers numerous programs and classes designed to share the wonders of our local ocean, from guided Aquarium tours, to Ocean Outreach programs that bring marine life right into your classroom, to naturalist-led whale watching programs.

Our programs are LAUSD Board of Education approved and are aligned with the State of California grade-level science standards.

To help you choose the right program for your class, use the School Program Selection Tool:











Our Free Educator Workshops are available for teachers who want to bring ocean science into the classroom.

Cabrillo Marine Aquarium Education Programs 2012-2013    
AQUARIUM TOURS
  Exhibit Hall - Southern California marine life collection
    Exhibit Hall Tours K-12th Oct-Mar 90 min. Free
    Summer Tours 1st-12th Jul-Aug 50 min. Free
    Self-Conducted Visits PreK-12th Year-round   Free
  Outdoor Programs - Learn about marine life on the beach
    Spring Outdoor Classroom PreK-5th Apr-Jun 50 min. Free
    Key to the Sea K-5th Oct-Mar 90 min. Free
  Aquatic Nursery Tours - Laboratory where young sea animals are raised
    Sea Gardeners K-2nd Oct-Aug
90 min. Free
    Young Investigators 3rd-6th Oct-Aug
90 min. Free
    Research Assistants 7th-12th Oct-Aug
90 min. Free
  Exploration Center Tours - A hands-on learning lab
    Marine Explorers PreK-2nd Oct-Jun 90 min. Free
    Seashore Naturalists 3rd-5th Oct-Jun 90 min. Free
    Sea Scholars 6th-8th Oct-Jun 90 min. Free
    Ocean Stewards 9th-12th Oct-Jun 90 min. Free
SEA SEARCH - Marine biology workshops
  What Lives on the Sandy Beach K-12th Sep-Jun
3 hrs. Fee-based
  Life on the Rocky Shores K-12th Year-round 3 hrs. Fee-based
  Salt Marsh and Plankton K-12th Year-round 3 hrs. Fee-based
  Ichthyology 3-12th Year-round 3 hrs. Fee-based
  Habitat Comparison K-12th Year-round 3 hrs. Fee-based
  Environmental Stewardship 3-12th Year-round 3 hrs. Fee-based
  Animal Behavior–Prey or Prowl 5-12th Year-round 3 hrs. Fee-based
  Just for Preschoolers PreK Year-round 90 min. Fee-based
OCEAN OUTREACH - Bringing the ocean to you
  Adventures of C-Weed the Snail PreK Jun-Feb 50 min. Fee-based
  At Home in the Sea K-1st Year-round 1 hr. Fee-based
  Treasures in the Tidepools 2nd-8th Year-round 1 hr. Fee-based
  Greatest Fish Story Ever Told 2nd-8th Year-round 1 hr. Fee-based
  Thar She Blows! Whale of a Lesson 3rd-8th Year-round 1 hr. Fee-based
  Shark! It's OK to Go in the Water 3rd-8th Year-round 1 hr. Fee-based
  What is Plankton Anyway? 3rd-8th Year-round 1 hr. Fee-based
  Squid Dissection 3rd-8th Year-round 1 hr. Fee-based
  Fish Dissection 3rd-8th Year-round 1 hr. Fee-based
  Fish Printing 2nd-8th Year-round 1 hr. Fee-based
WHALEWATCHING - See migrating gray whales
  Presentation and Boat Trip PreK-12th Jan-Mar 2-3 hrs. Fee-based
 
 
 
Have a question? Please call 310-548-7562 or send us an email.
 
   
 
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