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October 2014

Green Screen: How Trees Made California Modern
October 20, 2014 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Jared Farmer

Jared Farmer will discuss how tree planters staged a landscape revolution, and, in doing so, they helped make California modern.

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

Why Do We Explore?
November 1, 2014 8:00 AM—4:00 PM

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NOAA Office of Exploration and Research Professional Development

Meet Okeanos Explorer - a ship dedicated to Ocean Exploration! Through this workshop, teachers will be introduced to deep sea exploration, Okeanos voyages, standard-based lesson plans, on-line resources, and more. Each participant receives a $50 stipend for attending the full day session.

Medicines from the Sea
November 4, 2014 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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John Williams

John Williams will discuss City of Hope’s partnership with the Aquarium to study biologically active compounds in corals and sponges for potential cancer cures.

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.

The Future of Food: Paul Greenberg
November 10, 2014 6:30 PM—9:00 PM

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Saving Our Seafood

This talk will be the first in an ongoing series hosted by Los Angeles Times Food Editor Russ Parsons. In this session he will discuss sustainable seafood with author Paul Greenberg.

NOAA Day Teacher Workshop
November 15, 2014 8:30 AM—11:30 AM

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Weaving current ocean science and real-time data into your school programs

Join us for the Aquarium’s annual NOAA and Our Planet Day and participate in a teacher workshop specifically designed to bring current science and data into your science curriculum.

December 2014

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.

February 2015

The Future of Food: Anya Fernald
February 4, 2015 6:30 PM—9:00 PM

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Reinventing American Meat

This talk is the second in an ongoing series hosted by Los Angeles Times Food Editor Russ Parsons. In this session Anya Fernald will discuss humanely raised organic meat, butcher shops, and restaurants.

May 2015

The Future of Food: David “Mas” Masumoto
May 7, 2015 6:30 PM—9:00 PM

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The Farmer as Artist

This talk is the third in an ongoing series hosted by Los Angeles Times Food Editor Russ Parsons. In this session farmer and author David “Mas” Masumoto will discuss organic farming.

October 2015

The Future of Food: Michael Cimarusti
October 7, 2015 6:30 PM—9:00 PM

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Eating Well and Doing Good

This talk is the fourth in an ongoing series hosted by Los Angeles Times Food Editor Russ Parsons. In this session chef Michael Cimarusti will discuss how the fine dining industry can get involved with sustainable food.