Bay Science


  

Week Two: 
Bay Science, June 19-23

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:

Day Date Drop-off Location Pick-up Location
Monday June 19 Fern Picnic Area Fern Picnic Area
Tuesday June 20 Berkeley Marinaspecial bus field trip to Crab Cove *  Berkeley Marina
Wednesday June 21 Berkeley Marina Berkeley Marina
Thursday June 22 Fern Picnic Area Fern Picnic Area
Friday June 23 Lake Anza Lake Anza

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