Home > Teacher Resources > Opportunities and Announcements

Teacher Resources

Opportunities and Announcements

April 2018

Women in STEM links to Women in STEM
April 24, 2018 10:30 AM—11:30 AM

Women in STEM

Sandy Trautwein, Karen Tuttle Stearns, Emily Yam, and Angelina Komatovich

Explore a variety of careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) represented by an all-woman panel of Aquarium professionals.

Storied Seafood: California Swordfish links to Storied Seafood: California Swordfish
April 25, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Storied Seafood: California Swordfish

Program Launch and Panel Discussion

The Aquarium’s Seafood for the Future Program will host a panel discussion and debut the latest in its Storied Seafood series highlighting California swordfish.

May 2018

Film Screening: Beyond the Brink links to Film Screening: Beyond the Brink
May 4, 2018 6:30 PM—9:00 PM

Film Screening: Beyond the Brink

The Aquarium will host a free screening of the documentary film Beyond the Brink followed by a panel discussion with the filmmaker and water experts.

White Shark Science Cafe at Ballast Point links to White Shark Science Cafe at Ballast Point
May 8, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

White Shark Science Cafe at Ballast Point

Science cafes are informal gatherings to discuss current science in a casual setting.

Join the Aquarium and CSULB Shark Lab scientist, Kady Lyons, to learn about white sharks.

Baja’s Wild Side: Shark Research and Conservation Photography in Baja California links to Baja’s Wild Side: Shark Research and Conservation Photography in Baja California
May 9, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Baja’s Wild Side: Shark Research and Conservation Photography in Baja California

Daniel Cartamil

Science and art converge as we take a photographic journey through western Baja California illustrated with photography from Cartamil’s new book, Baja’s Wild Side.

Cephalopods are the New Dinosaurs: A Squid’s-Eye View of the History of Life links to Cephalopods are the New Dinosaurs: A Squid’s-Eye View of the History of Life
May 15, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Cephalopods are the New Dinosaurs: A Squid’s-Eye View of the History of Life

In her lecture, science writer Danna Staaf will discuss how these mysterious, intelligent, and adaptable creatures are the heroes of an epic adventure spanning hundreds of millions of years, from the primordial ocean to the calamari on your dinner plate.

June 2018

The Aquarium’s 20th Anniversary Panel Discussion links to The Aquarium’s 20th Anniversary Panel Discussion
June 6, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

The Aquarium’s 20th Anniversary Panel Discussion

Panel Discussion

The Resilience Imperative links to The Resilience Imperative
June 7, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

The Resilience Imperative

Albert George

Albert George will discuss how
communities can develop proactive plans to
promote resilience and mitigate risks in the
face of climate change and sea level rise.

Submerged Ice Age America: The View from Yucatan links to Submerged Ice Age America: The View from Yucatan
June 12, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Submerged Ice Age America: The View from Yucatan

Dominique Rissolo

Archaeologist Dominique Rissolo will discuss
his experiences exploring the Yucatan’s
coastal sites and caves in search of Maya
antiquities related to seafaring, commerce,
and ritual practice.

Teacher Family Day links to Teacher Family Day
June 22, 2018 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

Teacher Family Day

Enjoy a day at the Aquarium!

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

One Man’s Journey in Pursuit of Art in Nature links to One Man’s Journey in Pursuit of Art in Nature
June 27, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

One Man’s Journey in Pursuit of Art in Nature

Andrés Pruna

Andrés Pruna will share stories of his experiences,
photos, and film clips documenting his
travels, mainly in Patagonia.

July 2018

Deep Beneath the Sea: Exploring the Twilight Zone links to Deep Beneath the Sea: Exploring the Twilight Zone
July 10, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Deep Beneath the Sea: Exploring the Twilight Zone

Tyler Phelps

Tyler Phelps, a former Aquarium volunteer,
will discuss using advanced technical diving
to explore deep reefs in Hawaii with a team
from the California Academy of Sciences.

The Future of California’s Agriculture links to The Future of California’s Agriculture
July 26, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

The Future of California’s Agriculture

Tapan Pathak

Tapan Pathak, specialist in climate adaptation
in agriculture at the University of
California, Merced, will discuss the potentially
devastating impacts of climate change
on California’s $50 billion agriculture
industry.

Blackwater Diving: Exploring the Night Sea links to Blackwater Diving: Exploring the Night Sea
July 31, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Blackwater Diving: Exploring the Night Sea

Mike Bartick

In this lecture, Mike Bartick will
share photos and stories from his experiences
exploring the ocean at night.

August 2018

Conservation Momentum links to Conservation Momentum
August 7, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Conservation Momentum

John Fraser

John Fraser’s lecture will synthesize
research conducted over the past sixteen
years under the banner of Why Zoos and
Aquariums Matter (WZAM), a coordinated
social science effort that describes the roles
and opportunities zoos and aquariums can
play in advancing a conservation ethos.

Science Under the Ice: Dive with Coastal Marine Ecologists Under Sea Ice in Antarctica links to Science Under the Ice: Dive with Coastal Marine Ecologists Under Sea Ice in Antarctica
August 16, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Science Under the Ice: Dive with Coastal Marine Ecologists Under Sea Ice in Antarctica

Dr. Drew Lohrer

Dr. Lohrer will show images and
video to explain why and how they do science
under the ice.

Community-Based Conservation links to Community-Based Conservation
August 23, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

Community-Based Conservation

Dr. James Danoff-Burg

Dr. James Danoff-Burg
will discuss how genuinely engaging
communities can help address poaching.

September 2018

Homeschool Days links to Homeschool Days
September 12, 2018 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

Homeschool Days

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

Homeschool Days links to Homeschool Days
September 13, 2018 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

Homeschool Days

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

From Ivory Tower to Glass House: Strategies for Academic Leaders During Turbulent Times links to From Ivory Tower to Glass House: Strategies for Academic Leaders During Turbulent Times
September 13, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

From Ivory Tower to Glass House: Strategies for Academic Leaders During Turbulent Times

Andrew Policano

This discussion will provide an inside look at
the future of public universities in a world of
declining tax payer support.

New Program Launch: Meet the Ocean’s Farmers links to New Program Launch: Meet the Ocean’s Farmers
September 27, 2018 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

New Program Launch: Meet the Ocean’s Farmers

Panel Discussion

Join the Aquarium’s Seafood for the Future
program and a panel of experts from the
conservation, science, and seafood communities
for the launch of a short video series.