Bay-Ocean


Week Five: 
Bay-Ocean, July 17-21

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. Hold 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: 

Day Date Drop-off Location Pick-up Location
Monday July 17 Fern Picnic Area Fern Picnic Area
Tuesday July 18 Fern Picnic Area Fern Picnic Area
Wednesday July 19 Berkeley Marina Berkeley Marina
Thursday July 20 Berkeley Marina – special bus field trip to an ocean beach* Berkeley Marina
Friday July 21 Lake Anza Lake Anza

* Bus transportation for field trips is provided by KIDS for the BAY.