Education Kits

Great OceanThe Seymour Marine Discovery Center and the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History jointly offer kits for teachers. The Seashell Science Kit contains shells from 30 species of marine animals from the Monterey Bay. Curriculum suggestions for grades K-2 are included, focusing on adaptive features of seashore animals.

You will also receive activity sheets, answer keys, two reference books, and a teacher preview pass to visit the Seymour Center. Activities are aligned with California Science Content Standards and challenge students to sharpen their observation skills, while incorporating language and creative arts.

Please visit the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History site to reserve a kit.

Days & Hours

Tuesday - Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM

Education Kits

What's New!

Behind-the-Scene Tours
Learn more about exciting marine research behind the scenes and experience the spectacular surroundings of our location.

Science Sunday—The Albatrosses of Midway
Sunday, March 16 — Join Breck Tyler for a discussion on the ecology and conservation of Pacific albatrosses on Midway Island.

Wharf Tours
Take a tour a half-mile out to sea—without leaving the shore



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