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July 2014

2014 Boeing Teacher Institute
July 31, 2014 8:00 AM—5:00 PM

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Up to 30 teachers will be invited to this week long intensive introduction to the Aquarium, Southern California’s diverse ecosystems, and current research being conducted by local scientists.

August 2014

Educator Pre-Visits
August 7, 2014 4:00 PM—4:30 PM

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1st Thursday of Every Month

To help you prepare for your visit, participate in one of our free educator pre-visits. This tour will give you a chance to see the Aquarium before bringing your students.

The Lovely Life of the Monarch Butterfly
August 14, 2014 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Susie Vanderlip

Susie Vanderlip will discuss the lifecycle of monarch caterpillars and butterflies and what plants and conditions will attract monarchs to your home garden.

Yosemite’s Unsung Heroine
August 19, 2014 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Craig MacDonald

Author Craig MacDonald will share the story of Jessie Benton Fremont, who helped lead the first successful effort to protect Yosemite Valley as national park land 150 years ago.

Faces of the Tsunami
August 25, 2014 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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William McDaniel

William McDaniel will discuss and sign copies of his book, Faces of the Tsunami.

Power of Women in Marine Science: Ocean GEMS
August 27, 2014 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Danni Washington

Danni Washington will discuss Ocean GEMS (Girls Explore Marine Science), a multimedia series and outreach program that connects girls to women marine scientist role models.

September 2014

Educator Pre-Visits
September 4, 2014 4:00 PM—4:30 PM

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1st Thursday of Every Month

To help you prepare for your visit, participate in one of our free educator pre-visits. This tour will give you a chance to see the Aquarium before bringing your students.

Rigs to Reefs
September 9, 2014 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Amber Jackson & Emily Callahan

Amber Jackson and Emily Callahan will discuss the Rigs to Reefs initiative and its aims to create a healthy relationship between offshore oil and gas development and ocean resource conservation.

Homeschool Days
September 17, 2014 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

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The Aquarium of the Pacific would like to invite homeschool networks, students, parents, and teachers to our Homeschool Days

Homeschool Days
September 18, 2014 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

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The Aquarium of the Pacific would like to invite homeschool networks, students, parents, and teachers to our Homeschool Days

The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World
September 24, 2014 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Lincoln Paine

Lincoln Paine will discuss his book, The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World. This book traces how people first came into contact with one another by ocean and river, and how goods, languages, religions, and entire cultures spread across the world’s waterways.

Portraying Scientists as Geeks and Madmen: Can Hollywood Reverse the Trend it Started?
September 29, 2014 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Jerry Zucker

Producer and director Jerry Zucker will discuss the portrayal of scientists in popular culture, particularly movies.

October 2014

Educator Pre-Visits
October 2, 2014 4:00 PM—4:30 PM

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1st Thursday of Every Month

To help you prepare for your visit, participate in one of our free educator pre-visits. This tour will give you a chance to see the Aquarium before bringing your students.

Glowing Aliens: Diversity and Bioluminescence of Deep-Sea Jellies and Other Unusual Organisms
October 15, 2014 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Steve Haddock

A huge diversity of marine life—from bacteria and single-celled algae to jellyfish, squid, and sea cucumbers—use light in their daily (and nightly) lives.

ProTECTOR: Saving Turtles, Helping People
October 16, 2014 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Stephen Dunbar

Stephen Dunbar will share the progress his team has made in Honduras both on the ground and in the lab with their work to promote turtle conservation.

Teacher Family Day
October 19, 2014 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

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Join the Aquarium of the Pacific as it hosts Teacher Family Free Day!

Images of the Grand Canyon in 2014 and Environment Impacts in the Last Sixty Years
October 21, 2014 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Photographer Ty Bowman will discuss his time as an artist in residence at Grand Canyon National Park taking photographs and presenting lectures.

November 2014

Educator Pre-Visits
November 6, 2014 4:00 PM—4:30 PM

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1st Thursday of Every Month

To help you prepare for your visit, participate in one of our free educator pre-visits. This tour will give you a chance to see the Aquarium before bringing your students.

December 2014

Educator Pre-Visits
December 4, 2014 4:00 PM—4:30 PM

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1st Thursday of Every Month

To help you prepare for your visit, participate in one of our free educator pre-visits. This tour will give you a chance to see the Aquarium before bringing your students.

Homeschool Holiday
December 19, 2014 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

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Join us for Homeschool Holiday! We are opening our doors to homeschool families, networks, students, parents, and teachers.

January 2015

Educator Pre-Visits
January 1, 2015 4:00 PM—4:30 PM

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1st Thursday of Every Month

To help you prepare for your visit, participate in one of our free educator pre-visits. This tour will give you a chance to see the Aquarium before bringing your students.

February 2015

Educator Pre-Visits
February 5, 2015 4:00 PM—4:30 PM

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1st Thursday of Every Month

To help you prepare for your visit, participate in one of our free educator pre-visits. This tour will give you a chance to see the Aquarium before bringing your students.

March 2015

Educator Pre-Visits
March 5, 2015 4:00 PM—4:30 PM

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1st Thursday of Every Month

To help you prepare for your visit, participate in one of our free educator pre-visits. This tour will give you a chance to see the Aquarium before bringing your students.

April 2015

Educator Pre-Visits
April 2, 2015 4:00 PM—4:30 PM

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1st Thursday of Every Month

To help you prepare for your visit, participate in one of our free educator pre-visits. This tour will give you a chance to see the Aquarium before bringing your students.

May 2015

Educator Pre-Visits
May 7, 2015 4:00 PM—4:30 PM

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1st Thursday of Every Month

To help you prepare for your visit, participate in one of our free educator pre-visits. This tour will give you a chance to see the Aquarium before bringing your students.

June 2015

Educator Pre-Visits
June 4, 2015 4:00 PM—4:30 PM

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1st Thursday of Every Month

To help you prepare for your visit, participate in one of our free educator pre-visits. This tour will give you a chance to see the Aquarium before bringing your students.

July 2015

Educator Pre-Visits
July 2, 2015 4:00 PM—4:30 PM

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1st Thursday of Every Month

To help you prepare for your visit, participate in one of our free educator pre-visits. This tour will give you a chance to see the Aquarium before bringing your students.