Bay-Ocean


Week Six: 
Bay-Ocean, July 25-29

Bay-Ocean Adventures: Ages 5-7
Bay-Ocean Explorers: Ages 8 – 11 

Description:
Explore the unique habitats of the San Francisco Bay and learn how the bay connects to the Pacific Ocean. Investigate the fascinating organisms that live in bay and ocean habitats and their adaptations. Meet bryozoans, sea sponges and sea anemones. Meet a shoreline crab, taste seaweed and learn how everything is interconnected in bay and ocean food chains. Test the salinity of creek, bay and ocean water and learn why the San Francisco Bay is an estuary. Take a special field trip to explore a beautiful ocean beach in Marin. Learn about the problems of marine plastic pollution to bay and ocean life, how to reduce this pollution at the source, and complete a beach cleanup project.

Drop Off and Pick Up Locations:
Our main location this week will be Fern Picnic Area in Tilden Park, with one special location day at Berkeley Marina, and one possible bus field trip to explore an ocean beach, as well as our fun Friday at Lake Anza.

Day Date Drop-off Location Pick-up Location
Monday July 25 Fern Picnic Area Fern Picnic Area
Tuesday July 26 Fern Picnic Area Fern Picnic Area
Wednesday July 27 Berkeley Marina Berkeley Marina
Thursday July 28 Cesar Chavez Park for bus field trip to an ocean beach Cesar Chavez Park
Friday July 29 Lake Anza Parking Lot Lake Anza Parking Lot