Resources for Your Field Trip

Dried SeastarsThese resources are designed to assist you in planning your school or youth group’s visit to the Seymour Marine Discovery Center. Be sure to use your preview pass to come visit to plan focus activities before your field trip, since exhibits and animals on display change over time.

New activities are periodically added and updated on this page.

Field Trip Logistics

• Activity Map (Updated March 2020)
• Teacher and Student Behavior Contract
• Driving Directions

Chaperone Information

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

On-site Activities

• Sample Color-coded Activity Map
• Sample Activity Rotations for 4 Groups

Chaperone-facilitated activities
     • Blue Whale Information Sheet
     • Blue Whale Skeleton Activity

Discovery Lab & Tour Teacher Links

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.

Calendar

Find events and activities for ocean-enthusiasts of all ages.

Newsletter

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