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Ocean Exploration for Homeschoolers

The Huntsman Marine Science Centre welcomes homeschool students to participate in field explorations and hands-on labs about our local ocean habitat.  Each program will include approximately one and a half hours in the lab and one hour caring for the animals in the aquarium by helping to prepare food and assist in feedings.

Programs run from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm. Registration begins at 9:45 am.

There is a maximum of 15 children/program.

Programs:
Spiny Super Stars – January 28, 2020
Join us in the lab to learn about sea stars, urchins and other spiny superstars. We will study the external anatomy of the live creatures and conduct a lab based on their unique movements. Have you even seen sea star eyes or sea urchin teeth?

Fundy Giants – February 25, 2020
Dive into the watery world of the Bay of Fundy giants. Learn about whales through experiments, games and crafts.

Beach Exploration at Indian Point – May 26, 2020
Explore the diversity of animals that live under the rocks and seaweed when the tide goes out. Wear your rubber boots and prepare for a morning of fun searching for crabs, sea stars, urchins and more! Meet at the stairs with the sign ’Beach Access’ in front of the Kiwanis Oceanfront Campground.

Please register in advance.

 

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