Bay Science

Week Two: 
Bay Science, June 24 – 28

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

Description:

Explore the unique habitats of the San Francisco Bay, including the intertidal rocky shore, dock-side ecosystems, a sandy beach and mudflats. Investigate the fascinating organisms that live in the bay and their adaptations. Meet a sea squirt, hold a shoreline crab, taste seaweed and learn how everything is interconnected in bay food chains. Take a special bus field trip to explore beautiful Crab Cove in Alameda. Study bay fish and their adaptations and make colorful fish prints. Observe and identify bay shoreline birds. Observe plankton in field microscopes. 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:

DayDateDrop-off LocationPick-up Location
MondayJune 24Orchard Picnic AreaOrchard Picnic Area
TuesdayJune 25 Berkeley MarinaBerkeley Marina
WednesdayJune 26Orchard Picnic AreaOrchard Picnic Area
ThursdayJune 27Berkeley Marina
Special bus field trip to Crab Cove *
Berkeley Marina
FridayJune 28Lake AnzaLake Anza

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