Discovery Labs Descriptions

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Our hands-on Discovery Labs incorporate the California Science Content Standards* in a series of engaging, age-appropriate activities. Classes are taught in our teaching and seawater labs by teams of science educators and volunteer instructors. Lab activities are followed by an engaging, guided tour to sites at Long Marine Laboratory. Please note: Due to construction underway to improve the marine mammal pools, guided tours will not visit the marine mammal overlook during the 2016-17 school year. Alternative tour sites will be included this year.

Discovery Lab programs are designed with grade-level-specific content, so no more than two consecutive grade levels may be scheduled together for any one program.

*Discovery Labs are currently being evaluated/revised to support the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). If you have any questions regarding the NGSS realignment process as it relates to Discovery Lab & Tours, please call the Seymour Center Youth Programs Department at (831) 459-3800.

The following are the descriptions for each Discovery Lab by grade level:

+ Click here to see descriptions for each Discovery Lab by grade level

Days & Hours

Tuesday - Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM

Open every day - July and August, 10 AM to 5 PM

Spotlight!

ATTENTION TEACHERS
Start planning your class field trip to the Seymour Center. Marine science field trip information and applications for the 2016-17 school year are available online now.

JOIN OUR VOLUNTEER TEAM!
Interested in sharing marine science with the public? Join the Seymour Center's volunteer team as an Exhibit Guide or School Programs Instructor.

KEN NORRIS MEMORIAL LECTURE
Thursday, October 20
7-8:30 PM
Understanding Coral Reefs through Marine Science and Woolly Sculptures—A unique perspective on corals, conservation, and crochet craftwork.

THE GIANT OCEAN COLORING BOOK
Art by Peter Winch
Sept. 20 - Nov. 27

This exhibit will feature large black and white marine artwork from Peter Winch's upcoming illustrated coloring book for adults, The Giant Ocean Coloring Book.

OPEN DURING CONSTRUCTION
You'll see a lot of construction taking place here at the Coastal Science Campus but know, the Seymour Center is open for business as usual. Come visit!

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