What adaptations do animals have for the cold?
Do you know a budding marine biologist? The Junior Biologist series of programs at the Aquarium will encourage a love of science in your seven- to twelve-year-old child.
Each 2-hour class includes theme related activities, guided gallery tour, interaction with our animal care staff behind-the-scenes, and a keepsake journal.
The Aquarium of the Pacific represents three regions of the Pacific Ocean; discover the special adaptations animals have to live in the chilly waters of the northern coast. During this 2- hour program your seven- to twelve-year-old child will:
- Touch animals in our private classroom touch pools
- Use a world map to identify the North Pacific
- Conduct an experiment to create water that is as cold as North Pacific waters
- Feel the warmth blubber can offer warm-blooded animals
- Touch real sea otter fur
- Practice feeding like a baleen whale
- Take a guided tour of the Northern Pacific gallery while completing a scavenger hunt
- Watch one of our animal care staff feed our Giant Pacific Octopus behind-the-scenes*
- Record observations in a keepsake journal
*The Aquarium reserves the right to change the animal interactions without notice due to animal safety, exhibit maintenance, or animal health reasons.
Saturday, Mar 8, 2014 | 9:30 AM–11:30 AM
Saturday, Nov 8, 2014 | 9:30 AM–11:30 AM
|Cost||$24 per child
$19 for members
Aquarium admission not included
|Tickets||Please call to RSVP.|
|Ages||7-12 years old|
|RSVP||Pre-registration and pre-payment required on all classes unless noted. (562) 951-1630|