Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
  Sea Search Marine Biology Workshops  

Sea Search Marine Biology Workshops

    Sea Search Marine Biology Workshops provide hands-on laboratory and field experiences on a wide range of marine biology topics. Students receive an introductory lecture/slide show. Laboratory activities include use of microscopes and examination of live marine animals and other specimens. Students experience first-hand the animals and plants of the tidepools, salt marsh and sandy beaches adjacent to the aquarium. Conservation issues are incorporated in all classes.

Just for Preschoolers

Program Length: 90 minutes

Day/Time Offered: Tuesday - Friday

Grades: PreK

Location: Outdoor - Cabrillo Marine Aquarium / Cabrillo Coastal Park

Program Cost: $125 per group of 30 preschoolers

Month(s) Offered: October - June

Through inquiry, stories, and exploration, preschoolers spend 1 1/2 hours examining ocean animals, plants, and homes in the marine laboratory and exhibit hall. Select a theme: fish, snails, crabs, whales, birds, or sharks.

Our programs can be made accessible to all audiences.  Persons with disabilities are welcome to participate.  Reasonable accommodations will be made with prior arrangements.

Reservations are required. Please call 310-548-7562, Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm.

Want your kids to take home some souvenirs but don't want to hassle going to the Gift Shop? Pre-order Aquarium treasure bags before your field trip with this handy Treasure Bag order form. Treasure bags are economical and convenient and will be ready for pick up on the day of your field trip.

Have a question? Please call 310-548-7562 or send us an email.

Sea Search Marine Biology Workshops are L.A. City Board of Education-approved and follow guidelines of the Science Framework, the National Science Benchmarks, and California State Board Science Content Standards.