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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


Salt Marsh Open House
Celebrate World Wetland Day! 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.

Follow the raccoon tracks and meet CMA staff in the Salinas de San Pedro Marsh, located near the Cabrillo Boat Launch.

Fee: FREE; open to all ages.

• Wednesday, January 26, 2022 • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
• Thursday, January 27, 2022 • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
• Friday, January 28, 2022 • 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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SEA Club - Science Education Afternoons Ages 9-11 - Cancelled
SEA Club is a four week program where students can join CMA Education staff on afternoon marine science adventures and discover sea life through experiments, exploration and fun.

All classes start and end at the Aquarium but our adventures often take us outdoors to explore the Coastal Park.

SEA Club is the perfect after-school class for your budding scientist!

Space is limited to 15 students, and pre-registration is required: 310-548-7562. Walk-ins cannot be accommodated.

FEE: $30 ($27 for Friends); includes a SEA Club T-shirt.

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

• Wednesday, January 5, 2022, Wednesday, January 12, 2022, Wednesday, January 19, 2022, Wednesday, January 26, 2022 • 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

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Tidepool Walk
Join CMA Educators on a tour of the Point Fermin tidepools!

Come along on a 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, January 19, 2022 • 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
• Thursday, January 20, 2022 • 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
• Friday, January 21, 2022 • 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
• Saturday, February 12, 2022 • 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM
• Sunday, February 13, 2022 • 12:45 PM - 2:15 PM
• Saturday, February 26, 2022 • 11:15 AM - 1:00 PM
• Sunday, February 27, 2022 • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
• Saturday, March 12, 2022 • 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
• Sunday, March 13, 2022 • 12:45 PM - 2:15 PM
• Saturday, March 19, 2022 • 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
• Saturday, March 26, 2022 • 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM
• Sunday, March 27, 2022 • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

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Walk Cabrillo
Pack a snack and join a walk guided by CMA's Education staff.

During the coastal park walk 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.

Meet in front of the Aquarium. Bring a hat, sunscreen, and water.

Fee: FREE; open to all ages.

All participants are required to wear a mask at all times. We will be following all City of Los Angeles, Department of Recreation and Parks COVID safety guidelines.

• Saturday, February 19, 2022 • 2:15 PM - 4:15 PM
• Saturday, March 5, 2022 • 2:15 PM - 4:15 PM

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Weekend Tidepool Walk
Join CMA Educators on a tour of the Point Fermin tidepools! Attend an informative slide show in the John M. Olguin Auditorium, then come along on a 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, January 29, 2022 • 12:45 PM - 2:15 PM
• Sunday, January 30, 2022 • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM


 
   
 
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