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October 2017

Why Don’t Frogs Poison Themselves?
October 12, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Rebecca Tarvin

Learn how animals evolve genetic resistance to toxins and how this can affect whether they become toxic.

The Power of Moments
October 17, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Chip Heath

Author Chip Heath will preview his newest book, The Power of Moments, about how we can build moments that are more meaningful and memorable.

Billion Oyster Project
October 19, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Murray Fisher

Murray Fisher will discuss the Billion Oyster Project (BOP) and its goal to restore one billion live oysters to New York Harbor by 2035 and to engage the community in that effort.

Teacher Family Day
October 22, 2017 9:00 AM—12:00 PM

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Enjoy a day at the Aquarium!

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

Tools for Tackling Issues in Conservation: Lessons from Social Science
October 24, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Elizabeth Keenan

Elizabeth Keenan will discuss novel tools to improve our ability to tackle some of our most pressing environmental issues, including how to foster and motivate environmentally friendly choices and communicate concerns about climate change to general audiences.

Aquatic Academy
October 25, 2017 7:00 PM—9:30 PM

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The Ocean and Climate Change

Explore with experts the role the World Ocean plays in modulating Earth’s climate and how the World Ocean and its ecosystems are responding to climate change. Learn more about the implications of those changes for the future.

Nemo’s Garden
October 26, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Luca & Sergio Gamberini

Sergio and Luca Gamberini, a father-son team and owners of SCUBA gear company Ocean Reef Group, will explain the science behind Nemo’s Garden and what it could mean for the future of sustainable agriculture.

November 2017

Aquatic Academy
November 1, 2017 7:00 PM—9:30 PM

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The Ocean and Climate Change

Explore with experts the role the World Ocean plays in modulating Earth’s climate and how the World Ocean and its ecosystems are responding to climate change. Learn more about the implications of those changes for the future.

Beach Babies: White Shark Nurseries of the Northeast Pacific
November 2, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Chris Lowe

Aquatic Academy
November 8, 2017 7:00 PM—9:30 PM

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The Ocean and Climate Change

Explore with experts the role the World Ocean plays in modulating Earth’s climate and how the World Ocean and its ecosystems are responding to climate change. Learn more about the implications of those changes for the future.

From Doom & Gloom to #OceanOptimism: Success Stories in Marine Conservation
November 9, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Nancy Knowlton

Aquarium Forum: Sato-Umi in the Anthropocene
November 13, 2017 9:00 AM—5:00 PM

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The Aquarium will host a two-day forum called Sato-umi in the Anthropocene. This is the second of two forums co-sponsored by the American Honda Motor Company.

Panel Discussion: Sato-Umi in Southern California
November 13, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Putting the Pieces Together: Sato-umi and its analogs as a concept for shaping the future of the Southern California coastal region.

The New Blue Economy: A Revolution in our Relationship with the Oceans
November 14, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Aquatic Academy
November 15, 2017 7:00 PM—9:30 PM

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The Ocean and Climate Change

Explore with experts the role the World Ocean plays in modulating Earth’s climate and how the World Ocean and its ecosystems are responding to climate change. Learn more about the implications of those changes for the future.

NOAA Day Teacher Workshop
November 18, 2017 8:00 AM—12:00 PM

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Real-time data and Marine Science Resources

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.

The Edge: The Pressured Past and Precarious Future of California’s Coast
November 30, 2017 7:00 PM—8:30 PM

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Kim Steinhardt & Gary Griggs

December 2017

Homeschool Holiday
December 15, 2017 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.