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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


Coastal Field Research (Grades 7-9) - Session 1
Combine marine biology with art as we do laboratory and field research in our daily trips to Cabrillo Beach Coastal Park! Using the observational techniques and works of Muir, Rickets and Audubon (among others) as inspiration, students will keep a naturalist's journal and participate in field research to investigate the rocky intertidal, sandy beach and mudflats through pen, paper, a painterís brush and the lens of a camera. Registration includes a Science at the Seashore T-shirt.

Session 1: Tuesday, July 20 and Wednesday, July 21

All classes will be onsite at Cabrillo Marine Aquarium and will be held outdoors. Please bring a hat, sunscreen, and water. All students 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.

Pre-registration required. Space is limited! Please register for only one session. Registration closes one week before class begins. Walk-ins cannot be accommodated.

Max class size: 10

Member Price: $77, Non-Member* Price: $85

*Members-only registration through 4/25. If you would like to join / renew today to secure your spot in the class, click here.

Register for the class here.

Wait List: If the class is full, enter your contact information here to be notified of any openings.


• Tuesday, July 20, 2021 - Wednesday, July 21, 2021 • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Coastal Field Research (Grades 7-9) - Session 2
Combine marine biology with art as we do laboratory and field research in our daily trips to Cabrillo Beach Coastal Park! Using the observational techniques and works of Muir, Rickets and Audubon (among others) as inspiration, students will keep a naturalist's journal and participate in field research to investigate the rocky intertidal, sandy beach and mudflats through pen, paper, a painterís brush and the lens of a camera. Registration includes a Science at the Seashore T-shirt.

Session 1: Tuesday, July 20 and Wednesday, July 21

All classes will be onsite at Cabrillo Marine Aquarium and will be held outdoors. Please bring a hat, sunscreen, and water. All students 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.

Pre-registration required. Space is limited! Please register for only one session. Registration closes one week before class begins. Walk-ins cannot be accommodated.

Max class size: 10

Member Price: $77, Non-Member Price: $85

*Members-only registration through 4/25. If you would like to join / renew today to secure your spot in the class, click here.

Register for the class here.

Wait List: If the class is full, enter your contact information here to be notified of any openings.


• Thursday, July 22, 2021 - Friday, July 23, 2021 • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Crab Shells (Grades 3-4) - Session 1
Observe animal behavior as you hold hermit crabs, go crab fishing, feed barnacles and more! Discover the marvelous mud at the salt marsh and how native peoples have used the ocean. Registration includes a Science at the Seashore T-shirt.

Session 1: Tuesday, July 6 and Wednesday, July 7

All classes will be onsite at Cabrillo Marine Aquarium and will be held outdoors. Please bring a hat, sunscreen, and water. All students 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.

Pre-registration required. Space is limited! Please register for only one session. Registration closes one week before class begins. Walk-ins cannot be accommodated.

Max class size: 10

Member Price: $77, Non-Member* Price: $85

*Members-only registration through 4/25. If you would like to join / renew today to secure your spot in the class, click here.

Register for the class here.

Wait List: If the class is full, enter your contact information here to be notified of any openings.

• Tuesday, July 6, 2021 - Wednesday, July 7, 2021 • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Crab Shells (Grades 3-4) - Session 2
Observe animal behavior as you hold hermit crabs, go crab fishing, feed barnacles and more! Discover the marvelous mud at the salt marsh and how native peoples have used the ocean. Registration includes a Science at the Seashore T-shirt.

Session 2: Thursday, July 8 and Friday, July 9

All classes will be onsite at Cabrillo Marine Aquarium and will be held outdoors. Please bring a hat, sunscreen, and water. All students 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.

Pre-registration required. Space is limited! Please register for only one session. Registration closes one week before class begins. Walk-ins cannot be accommodated.

Max class size: 10

Member Price: $77, Non-Member* Price: $85

*Members-only registration through 4/25. If you would like to join / renew today to secure your spot in the class, click here.

Register for the class here.

Wait List: If the class is full, enter your contact information here to be notified of any openings.


• Thursday, July 8, 2021 - Friday, July 9, 2021 • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Galloping Snails (Grades 1-2) - Session 1
Watch snails gallop and other fascinating seashore animal behavior through shoreline exploration and other outdoor activities. Make ocean art, sea storybooks and other projects as records of your discoveries. Registration includes a Science at the Seashore T-shirt.

Session 1: Tuesday, June 29 and Wednesday, June 30

All classes will be onsite at Cabrillo Marine Aquarium and will be held outdoors. Please bring a hat, sunscreen, and water. All students 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.

Pre-registration required. Space is limited! Please register for only one session. Registration closes one week before class begins. Walk-ins cannot be accommodated.

Max class size: 10

Member Price: $77, Non-Member* Price: $85

*Members-only registration through 4/25. If you would like to join / renew today to secure your spot in the class, click here.

Register for the class here.

Wait List: If the class is full, enter your contact information here to be notified of any openings.


• Tuesday, June 29, 2021 - Wednesday, June 30, 2021 • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Galloping Snails (Grades 1-2) - Session 2
Watch snails gallop and other fascinating seashore animal behavior through shoreline exploration and other outdoor activities. Make ocean art, sea storybooks and other projects as records of your discoveries. Registration includes a Science at the Seashore T-shirt.

Session 2: Thursday, July 1 and Friday, July 2

All classes will be onsite at Cabrillo Marine Aquarium and will be held outdoors. Please bring a hat, sunscreen, and water. All students 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.

Pre-registration required. Space is limited! Please register for only one session. Registration closes one week before class begins. Walk-ins cannot be accommodated.

Max class size: 10

Member Price: $77, Non-Member* Price: $85

*Members-only registration through 4/25. If you would like to join / renew today to secure your spot in the class, click here.

Register for the class here.

Wait List: If the class is full, enter your contact information here to be notified of any openings.


• Thursday, July 1, 2021 - Friday, July 2, 2021 • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Ichthyology (Grades 5-6) - Session 1
Examine the inner and outer workings of a fish, and discover unique features that relate sharks to eels and the garibaldi. Dissections, fishing, fish printing, and fish feeding are all included as part of the discovery! Registration includes a Science at the Seashore T-shirt.

Session 1: Tuesday, July 13 and Wednesday, July 14

All classes will be onsite at Cabrillo Marine Aquarium and will be held outdoors. Please bring a hat, sunscreen, and water. All students 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.

Pre-registration required. Space is limited! Please register for only one session. Registration closes one week before class begins. Walk-ins cannot be accommodated.

Max class size: 10

Member Price: $77, Non-Member* Price: $85

*Members-only registration through 4/25. If you would like to join / renew today to secure your spot in the class, click here.

Register for the class here.

Wait List: If the class is full, enter your contact information here to be notified of any openings.


• Tuesday, July 13, 2021 - Wednesday, July 14, 2021 • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Ichthyology (Grades 5-6) - Session 2
Examine the inner and outer workings of a fish, and discover unique features that relate sharks to eels and the garibaldi. Dissections, fishing, fish printing, and fish feeding are all included as part of the discovery! Registration includes a Science at the Seashore T-shirt.

Session 2: Thursday, July 15 and Friday, July 16

All classes will be onsite at Cabrillo Marine Aquarium and will be held outdoors. Please bring a hat, sunscreen, and water. All students 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.

Pre-registration required. Space is limited! Please register for only one session. Registration closes one week before class begins. Walk-ins cannot be accommodated.

Max class size: 10

Member Price: $77, Non-Member* Price: $85

*Members-only registration through 4/25. If you would like to join / renew today to secure your spot in the class, click here.

Register for the class here.

Wait List: If the class is full, enter your contact information here to be notified of any openings.


• Thursday, July 15, 2021 - Friday, July 16, 2021 • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Tales Between the Tides (3 to 5-year-olds) - Session 1
Explore the ocean at "see" level. We'll meet sea animals and explore many wonders with crafts and activities

Session 1: Tuesday, June 22 and Wednesday, June 23

All classes will be onsite at Cabrillo Marine Aquarium and will be held outdoors. Please bring a hat, sunscreen, and water. All students 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.

Pre-registration required. Space is limited! Please register for only one session. Registration closes one week before class begins. Walk-ins cannot be accommodated.

Max class size: 5

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

*Members-only registration through 4/25. If you would like to join / renew today to secure your spot in the class, click here.

Register for the class here.

Wait List: If the class is full, enter your contact information here to be notified of any openings.


• Tuesday, June 22, 2021 - Wednesday, June 23, 2021 • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Tales Between the Tides (3 to 5-year-olds) - Session 2
Explore the ocean at "see" level. We'll meet sea animals and explore many wonders with crafts and activities

Session 2: Thursday, June 24 and Friday, June 25

All classes will be onsite at Cabrillo Marine Aquarium and will be held outdoors. Please bring a hat, sunscreen, and water. All students 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.

Pre-registration required. Space is limited! Please register for only one session. Registration closes one week before class begins. Walk-ins cannot be accommodated.

Max class size: 5

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

*Members-only registration through 4/25. If you would like to join / renew today to secure your spot in the class, click here.

Register for the class here.

Wait List: If the class is full, enter your contact information here to be notified of any openings.


• Thursday, June 24, 2021 - Friday, June 25, 2021 • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM


 
   
 
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