Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Everyone remembers their favorite teacher; the one who made learning fun and inspired you to be a passionate student. Each year, with the help of a generous grant from The Boeing Company, the Aquarium of the Pacific hosts a group of these inspiring and fun teachers for a week-long educational experience.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
If you go up a couple flights of stairs and through a series of doors, you’ll find a scientific lab tucked away behind the scenes at the Aquarium. The scientists in this lab aren’t mad in a crazy way, but they are madly passionate about water quality.
Wednesday, November 07, 2012
An Interview with Ben Miller
Aquarium member Ben Miller is the mission control team chief at JPL for the Mars Exploration Rover also known as Opportunity, which landed on Mars in January 2004. He lives on Mars time, teaches math at Cal Poly Pomona part time, and has been an Aquarium member for three years.
Monday, April 23, 2012
Luke Richmond is one of the Aquarium’s education associates. He also narrates the Aquarium’s whale watch and urban ocean cruises, something he’s been doing for about two years. I spoke with him to learn more about his background and the urban ocean.
Friday, March 02, 2012
Science plays an important role in everything you see when you visit the Aquarium. But what how does information compiled by scientists make its way to our exhibit walls? Learn more in this interview with Aquarium President and CEO Jerry Schubel.
Monday, January 23, 2012
Get an insider’s look at what goes on at the Aquarium through the eyes of Assistant Curator Steve Blair. Steve’s duties include overseeing the care of our animals, ensuring aquarists on our staff have the training and support they need, and planning future exhibits.
Monday, August 22, 2011
Meet Alice Hsieh, an exhibit graphic designer at the Aquarium. She helps create the vision for our exhibits, using ideas from our staff and measurements of the exhibit space to create a conceptual rendering of what the exhibit might look like before it goes through the formal design process.