Distance Learning

Investigate the amazing world of marine science from your home. To support families and teachers during the current COVID-19 situation, our education staff is creating short videos and learning activities for your virtual visits to the Seymour Center.

Seymour Creature Features

Travel behind the scenes through these videos for a deeper look at some of your favorite Seymour Center organisms.

Jewel Star (Pisaster giganteus)

 

Bat Star (Patiria miniata)

After you watch the bat star video, draw and write about what you learned. Then, model your own bat star with this craft activity to discover even more survival structures.

Make the bat star craft.

Hooded Nudibranch (Melibe leonina)

 

California Sea Cucumber (Parastichopus californicus)

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Marine Science Journaling

Hone your scientific observation skills to discover incredible structures and functions that help animals survive in the ocean environment. Draw and write your observations and thinking. Appropriate for ages 7 and up. Young children may need assistance with reading and writing.

 

Spotlight!

Shark Science WeekSHARK SCIENCE WEEK
August 9–15, 2020
For a full week, the Seymour Center will virtually celebrate sharks by revealing fascinating facts about these cartilaginous fishes.

NEW VIRTUAL EXHIBIT: DEEP SEA CORAL
Virtually explore this digital mixed media project featuring curated archives from nearly 20 years of deep-sea exploration of ancient denizens of the deep.

SCIENCE SUNDAY
August 16, 2020
1:30–2:30 PM
“Field Immersion: How Curiosity, Natural History, and Collaboration Have Led to Ecological Discoveries along the Californias.”

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.

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