Come Explore Your Ocean—Online!

 

Stay connected to the Seymour Marine Discovery Center and continue to explore the fascinating world of marine science and conservation through our virtual events and programs, even while we are temporarily closed to the public.

   

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The Seymour Marine Discovery Center is a community-supported marine science education center of the University of California, Santa Cruz, and your support matters now more than ever. You can keep our animals cared for and our educators teaching by becoming a member or making a donation today. Thank you sincerely.

 

Spotlight!

SCIENCE SUNDAY
September 20, 2020
1:30–2:30 PM
Join us–online!–for a special Sea Otter Awareness Week Science Sunday, “Sharing Space with Sea Otters.”

SEA OTTER
AWARENESS WEEK
September 20–26, 2020
Discover the critical role sea otters play in the nearshore ecosystem through special at-home activities, interviews with scientists, and crafts!

SERENE MARINE MOMENT
Meditate on a purple sea urchin’s mesmerizing movements and microscopic features in this peaceful one-minute video. Watch it here.

DEEPEN YOUR OBSERVATION POWERS
Enjoy two NEW science journaling activities about jewel stars in action! Students of all ages will strengthen their scientific observation and thinking skills.

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