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Explore the Oceans Day 2014

Toddler plays with ocean life.Cal Poly students from the Communicating Ocean Sciences to Informal Audiences (COSIA) course will be presenting hands-on ocean-themed projects to public audiences. The activities are family friendly and are designed for all ages. This event will take place rain or shine.

When: Saturday, October 11th, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Where: Central Coast Aquarium

Hands-On Activites

  • Tide Pool Survival: Touch, look, and learn about local tide-pool animals: sea stars: sea urchins, sea snails, sea cucumbers, and more!
  • Got Seaweed?: Touch and explore seaweed & its importance in the ocean and in your home.
  • Marine Skulls: Explore and compare real skulls and bones of marine animals!
  • Plankton Discovery: Look at live plankton close up using a microscope. You'll be amazed by the detail!
  • Hermit Crab Investigation: Touch and observe hermit crabs to design your own investigation to learn more about hermit crabs!

View the Explore The Ocean Day flyer (PDF)

 

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