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World Ocean Day

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The Aquarium of the Pacific will celebrate World Ocean Day on June 8. Aquarium visitors can learn about climate change, ocean pollution, and other ocean issues by viewing films and shows and exploring exhibits. All of this is in celebration of the ocean, which covers 70 percent of Earth’s surface and remains almost entirely unexplored.

Aquarium Online Academy

Join us for our daily live interactive school programs for all ages. Classes are streamed throughout the day on YouTube and are linked below.


World Ocean Day

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9:00 a.m. 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.

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10:00 a.m. Draw With Us

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


11:00 a.m. Ask a Scientist: Octopus

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

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1:00 p.m. 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.

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2:00 p.m. 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.