Sunday Seaside Crafts

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Seaside Crafts—from the comfort of your own home! Create ocean-inspired crafts and activities using materials found around the house.

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Ocean Acidification Experiment

Follow along with this DIY at-home experiment to explore the effects of ocean acidification on shelled sea creatures. Watch to learn about the research at UC Santa Cruz that investigates this problem and the things we can change in our daily lives to minimize our carbon footprints—then try the experiment out for yourself!

 

Camouflage Challenge

Discover the many ways an animal can blend into its habitat, and then create your own camouflage strategy!

Camouflage Challenge Craft Instructions – PDF

 

Bat Star

Create your own realistic bat star, and learn about the features that help these animals see, eat, and move around!

Bat Star Craft Instructions – PDF
Bat Star Template – PDF

Curious to see what a REAL bat star looks like? Watch this Creature Feature to find out!

 

Octopus Garland

Learn more about these color-changing cephalopods and craft a festive octopus garland. Display the garland proudly and fully immerse yourself into the sea!

Octopus Garland Craft Instructions – PDF

Days & Hours

Tuesday to Sunday, 10 AM to 5 PM


Spotlight!

SCIENCE SUNDAY
July 19, 2020 1:30–2:30 PM
Join us–online!–for Science Sunday, “Stranded: A Window into the Health of Marine Mammal Populations,” with Robin Dunkin, Ph.D. Preregister.

LABSIDE CHATS
July 2, 2020, 11 AM
Tune in to learn more about the ecology of marine mammals with Roxanne Beltran, Ph.D.

SUNDAY SEASIDE CRAFTS–AT HOME!
Create ocean-inspired crafts and activities using materials found around the house. Find instructions for our latest activity: Ocean Acidification Experiment.

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!

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.

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