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Aquarium Events | Upcoming

Enjoy a wide variety of events at the Aquarium of the Pacific.

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Links to Crafty Critters

June 8, 2020 9:00 AM—9:30 AM

Crafty Critters

Grab some basic household supplies and build your very own animal. Be sure to have some paper, scissors, something to color with (crayons or markers), and either tape or glue. For extra fun, you can decorate your craft with empty toilet paper rolls and ribbon.

Links to Draw With Us

June 8, 2020 10:00 AM—10:30 AM

Draw With Us

Grab some paper and crayons to draw along as we learn all about ocean animals and habitats.

Links to Ask a Scientist: Octopus

June 8, 2020 11:00 AM—11:30 AM

Ask a Scientist: Octopus

Connect with an Aquarium educator to find the answers to all your questions about OCTOPUS.

Links to Aquarium Exploration: Sharks and Teeth

June 8, 2020 1:00 PM—1:30 PM

Aquarium Exploration: Sharks and Teeth

What can we learn from the teeth of a shark? Let's discover more about different sharks, their teeth, and what they eat.

Links to Otters & Conservation

June 8, 2020 2:00 PM—2:30 PM

Otters & Conservation

In the past, sea otters were hunted for their fur. Today, the Aquarium of the Pacific plays an important role in their conservation.

Links to Penguins

June 9, 2020 9:00 AM—9:30 AM

Penguins

Waddle like a penguin while learning all about these fun and fascinating birds.

Links to Moving and Grooving

June 9, 2020 10:00 AM—10:30 AM

Moving and Grooving

Swim like a shark, pulse like a jelly, and waddle like a penguin while we discover how animals in the ocean move.

Links to Tidepool Habitats

June 9, 2020 11:00 AM—11:30 AM

Tidepool Habitats

Dive deeper into one of the most extreme habitats on earth and discover the adaptations animals have developed to survive in tidepools.

Links to Jellies & Plankton

June 9, 2020 1:00 PM—1:30 PM

Jellies & Plankton

Plankton forms the foundation of the ocean food chain. Explore this microscopic world with an Aquarium educator.

Links to Aquarium Exploration: Fish

June 9, 2020 2:00 PM—2:30 PM

Aquarium Exploration: Fish

Join us as we explore the amazing adaptations that make fish so special.

Links to 1, 2, 3....Counting in the Sea

June 10, 2020 9:00 AM—9:30 AM

1, 2, 3....Counting in the Sea

Practice counting while we learn all about animals living in the ocean.

Links to Sharks

June 10, 2020 10:00 AM—10:30 AM

Sharks

Our friend Sharky helps us explore sharks around the Aquarium and discover why they are such special and amazing animals.

Links to Ocean Exploration

June 10, 2020 11:00 AM—11:30 AM

Ocean Exploration

Every day, scientists are working to learn more about our oceans. Take a closer look at the tools and instruments they use to explore.

Links to All About Invertebrates

June 10, 2020 1:00 PM—1:30 PM

All About Invertebrates

Join us as we explore the spineless wonders of the ocean like sea stars, sea jellies, and so many more amazing ocean animals.

Links to Discover Earth

June 10, 2020 2:00 PM—2:30 PM

Discover Earth

Take a new look at the water, weather, continents, currents, tsunamis, and hurricanes that make our Earth a dynamic system.

Links to Draw With Us

June 11, 2020 9:00 AM—9:30 AM

Draw With Us

Grab some paper and crayons to draw along as we learn all about ocean animals and habitats.

Links to ABCs Under the Sea

June 11, 2020 10:00 AM—10:30 AM

ABCs Under the Sea

Practice your ABCs while learning all about ocean animals.

Links to Aquarium Exploration: Octopus

June 11, 2020 11:00 AM—11:30 AM

Aquarium Exploration: Octopus

Octopus are incredibly intelligent. From camouflage to suction cups, explore some of the adaptations that make them so unique.

Links to Wetland Habitats

June 11, 2020 1:00 PM—1:30 PM

Wetland Habitats

Wetlands are an important habitat for many young animals and migrating bird species. Take a closer look at this habitat found right here in Southern California.

Links to Sharks & Conservation

June 11, 2020 2:00 PM—2:30 PM

Sharks & Conservation

Sharks are an important animal in the ocean. Learn all about the role that sharks play, and how you can protect them.

Links to Crafty Critters

June 12, 2020 9:00 AM—9:30 AM

Crafty Critters

Grab some basic household supplies and build your very own animal. Be sure to have some paper, scissors, something to color with (crayons or markers), and either tape or glue. For extra fun, you can decorate your craft with empty toilet paper rolls and ribbon.

Links to Wigglie Squigglie

June 12, 2020 10:00 AM—10:30 AM

Wigglie Squigglie

Most animals in the ocean do not have backbones. Join us as we examine amazing invertebrates, like sea stars, octopus, and snails.

Links to Aquarium Live Ep 5: Animals and their Senses

June 12, 2020 11:00 AM—11:30 AM

Aquarium Live Ep 5: Animals and their Senses

Go on an adventure with Captain Joe to learn how ocean animals use their senses to survive. Play games, explore animals, and find out how we care for our animals in this series.

Links to Kelp Forests & Conservation

June 12, 2020 1:00 PM—1:30 PM

Kelp Forests & Conservation

Explore kelp forests and discover how they support a rich diversity of ocean life. Learn how aquariums and scientists are working together to conserve kelp forest animals.

Links to Mackerel Fish Dissection

June 12, 2020 2:00 PM—2:30 PM

Mackerel Fish Dissection

Investigate external and internal fish adaptations as we dissect a Pacific mackerel. Viewer discretion advised.

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