Homeschool Day

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Water’s Wondrous Webs of Life

Explore the interconnected nature of aquatic food chains, food webs, and watersheds through science investigations and craft activities.

10 AM-12:30 PM • Special Programming

• Engage with live animals and scientific models through hands-on marine science investigations facilitated by skilled Seymour Center volunteer instructors and education staff

• Create marine-themed craft activities

• Join a guided tour to learn about blue whales and current marine mammal research at Long Marine Lab. (Tour space is limited. Sign up first-come, first-served upon arrival.)

10 AM-5 PM • Explore More on Your Own

• Hike scenic trails on the coastal science campus to learn about gray whales, marine terraces, and restoration of seaside prairies and seasonal wetlands.

• Enjoy all-day access to the Seymour Center’s aquarium and exhibits showcasing more than 80 different species of animals, invertebrate and shark touch pools, and interactive exhibits

Admission fees apply.

Days & Hours

Tuesday to Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM


Spotlight!

OCEAN EXPLORERS VIRTUAL SUMMER CAMP
Explore an incredible world of marine mammal science from your own home this summer. Space is limited. Apply NOW!

CREATURE FEATURE
Explore the intricate beauty of bat stars up close. Learn how they sense their surroundings and why they feel scratchy to the touch. Watch the 4-minute video here!

WORLD OCEANS DAY
Monday, June 8, 2020
Join us for a virtual World Oceans Day celebration and take part in the Seymour Center Online Ocean Superhero Challenge.

SPECIAL PRESENTATION
June 8, 2020, 11 AM–12 PM
Learn about exciting, current research from award-winning UC Santa Cruz students studying the oceans.

SELF-GUIDED COASTAL WALKING TOUR
Enjoy outdoor highlights of the spectacular Coastal Science Campus as you explore the network of trails with this guide to interpretive signs.

MARINE SCIENCE JOURNALING
Start your own marine science journal today with these cool observation activities with video links. Designed for ages seven and up.

SUNDAY SEASIDE CRAFTS–AT HOME!
Create ocean-inspired crafts and activities using materials found around the house. Find instructions for our latest craft: Camouflage Challenge.

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