Bay Science


Week Two:
Bay Science, June 21-25

Bay Science Adventures: Ages 5 – 7
Bay Science Explorers: Ages 8 – 11


Explore the unique habitats of the San Francisco Bay, including the intertidal rocky shore, the sandy beach and mudflats. Investigate the fascinating organisms that live in bay habitats and their adaptations. Meet a sea squirt, hold a shoreline crab, taste seaweed and learn how everything is interconnected in bay food chains. Study bay fish and their adaptations and make colorful fish prints. Observe and identify bay shoreline birds. Observe plankton in field microscopes. Make anemometers to test the speed and direction of the wind and fly a kite by the bay! Create a three-dimensional bay model and discover the unique features of the San Francisco Bay. Learn about the problems of storm drain pollution to the bay and how to reduce this pollution at the source.

Drop Off and Pick Up Locations:

Our main location this week will be Orchard Picnic Area in Tilden Park, with one or two possible special location days at Berkeley Marina and/or Cesar Chavez Park.