Resources for Your Field Trip

Dried SeastarsThese activities and forms are designed to assist you in planning your school or youth group’s visit to the Seymour Marine Discovery Center. In addition to logistical information for you and your chaperones, you’ll find a number of activities for different grade level ranges.

Check this site periodically to view additional activities added throughout the year.

Field Trip Logistics

Teacher and Student Behavior Contract
Driving Directions
Seymour Marine Discovery Center Exhibit Hall Map

Chaperone Information

For Self-guided Visits
For Reserved Tours
For Discovery Lab & Tour

Chaperone to Student Ratios for:
Self-guided Exhibit Exploration (K-12, Community College)
Self-guided Visit (Preschool and Youth Groups)
Reserved Tours

Chaperone Instructions for Small Groups

On-site Activities

Scavenger hunts:
Entry Theater
Shipwreck Deck/Breezeway
Aquarium Tanks
“What is Science?”
“Who are Scientists?”
“Why is Science Important?”

Chaperone-facilitated activities:
Blue Whale Skeleton Activity

“What is Science?”
K-4 Activities
Grades 5-8 Activities

“Who are Scientists?”
Grades 5-8 Activities

“Why is Science Important?”
K-4 Activities
Grades 5-8 Activities

“Asking Questions”
K-4 Activities
Grades 5-8 Activities

Blue Whale Information Sheet

High School activities:
Coming soon.

Days & Hours

Tuesday - Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM

Spotlight!

WHALE OF AN AUCTION:
NOW CLOSED
Thank you to our donors and bidders!

NOW HIRING
UCSC STUDENTS
Be a part of our team! The Seymour Center is looking for qualified, enthusiastic UCSC students. Two positions are currently open—apply today!

SCIENCE SUNDAY
Sonic Sea
Sunday, June 19

Come watch Sonic Sea, and join Brandon Southall for a follow-up presentation about the effects of noise pollution on marine mammals.

YOUR VOTE COUNTS
Vote for the Seymour Marine Discovery Center to "Stay on the Board" for New Leaf Markets' Envirotokens. Voting ends May 31 - Vote Today!

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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