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Redwood City, CA 94063

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Inspiring respect and stewardship for the marine environment through experiential learning

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8th Grade

*Programs that are best for each grade

*Scientific Method Combination 

Take an in-depth look at the scientific method and practice applying it using real life, hands-on, field research with this multiple-exposure program.

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Discovery Voyage 

Join the Marine Science Institute for a four-hour expedition of the San Francisco Bay aboard the 90-foot research vessel, the R.V. Robert G. Brownlee and discover the life in the estuary and how we are connected to it.

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Biomimicry 

Students learn and apply the concepts of biomimicry, taking inspiration from nature for design during this multiple-exposure program.

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Wonders of Watersheds 

Explore local watersheds and discover how humans depend on and influence them with the Wonders of Watersheds multiple-exposure program.

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Canoes in Sloughs

Discover our local wetland, the wildlife within it, and how humans impact it through Marine Science Institute’s 5 hour Canoes in Sloughs program.

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Habitat Combination 

The Habitat Combination is a multiple-exposure program that combines an in-class visit featuring live animals with a field trip to deepen students’ experiences and create opportunities for cross-cutting between concepts. 

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Ocean Lab  

Students learn from marine biologists how to think like scientists, brainstorm with their classmates, and make detailed observations by examining organisms from the rocky intertidal ecosystem.

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Tidepool Expedition  

Meet Marine Science Institute at Pillar Point in Princeton, Half Moon Bay for a guided, hands-on immersion into the rocky intertidal habitat.

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Marsh and Beach Exploration 

Meet Marine Science Institute at Pescadero State Beach for a guided, hands-on immersion into coastal habitats.

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Shoreside

The Shoreside program, based at our facility in Redwood City, offers a variety of hands-on activities that challenge students and ignite their curiosity.

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Inland Voyage

Inland Voyages deliver living marine animals from various habitats directly to the class with the Marine Science Institute’s mobile aquarium. 

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