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Explore Ocean Life with Cal Poly Students in Avila Beach Feb. 12 and 26

Feb. 8, 2011

SAN LUIS OBISPO – Cal Poly students will host an “Explore the Oceans Day” from ; 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, at the Avila Beach Sea Life Center.

Students will share hands-on ocean learning activities appropriate for children of all ages. Touchable exhibits include an exploration tank full of living local tidepool creatures; marine skulls and skeletons; beach buckets full of shore treasures; an exhibit on sands of the world, and more. Learn how sand is made, what shapes driftwood, hold a sea urchin, get a lesson in seaweed types and textures.

Students will be back at the center with another display from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26.

For details and directions, visit the Avila Beach Sea Life Center web site. Admission to the center is $3, with children two and under admitted free.



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