9th -12th Grade
*Programs that are best for each grade
Students learn and apply the concepts of biomimicry, taking inspiration from nature for design during this multiple-exposure program.
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.
*Wonders of Watersheds
Explore local watersheds and discover how humans depend on and influence them with the Wonders of Watersheds multiple-exposure program.
*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.
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.
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.
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.
Meet Marine Science Institute at Pillar Point in Princeton, Half Moon Bay for a guided, hands-on immersion into the rocky intertidal habitat.
Marsh and Beach Exploration
Meet Marine Science Institute at Pescadero State Beach for a guided, hands-on immersion into coastal habitats.
The Shoreside program, based at our facility in Redwood City, offers a variety of hands-on activities that challenge students and ignite their curiosity.
Inland Voyages deliver living marine animals from various habitats directly to the class with the Marine Science Institute’s mobile aquarium.