Aquatic Science

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Week Seven: August 7-11

Aquatic Science Adventures: ages 5-7
Aquatic Science Explorers: ages 8-10

Description:

Explore fascinating aquatic environments including ponds, lakes, creeks, the San Francisco Bay and an ocean beach. Hike along a beautiful creek to a hidden lake and learn about the birds, mammals and amphibians that live in these special habitats. Study and investigate aquatic invertebrates. Discover the adaptations that help organisms survive in fresh water, brackish water and salt water ecosystems. Learn about the importance of conserving fresh water for all life on earth and the actions you can take to conserve water each day.

Sample Aquatic Science Adventures Activities:

  • Study green sea anemones and blue mussels at Muir Beach
  • Use dip nets to discover pond animals
  • Make dragonfly art.

Sample Aquatic Science Explorers Activities:

  • Go kayaking on the bay
  • Hike up a hill for an amazing view of the Pacific Ocean Coastline
  • Complete creek health surveys and water quality testing experiments.
Drop Off and Pick Up Locations and Special Field Trip Destinations
(Transportation for Special Field Trips is provided by KIDS for the BAY)

Aquatic Science Adventures & Explorers: