Multiple-exposure programs deepen students’ understanding and create opportunities for cross-cutting between concepts. Bundle programs to combine thematically-linked in-class visits with engaging fieldtrips.
Click links below to learn about the many possibilities for your class. *some combination programs are grade specific.
Biomimicry is the practice of taking inspiration from nature to create solutions for human needs in a sustainable way. Marine Science Institute offers two programs that introduce tis concept and encourages students to apply it in critical thinking, problem solving, and design.
Scientific Method Combination
Choose one of three habitats for their field research: San Francisco Bay, Pescadero Beach, or Pillar Point Rocky Shore. Each habitat study includes set of three programs: a pre-visit to the school, a field trip to their selected habitat, and a post-visit to the school. Over the course of these experiences, the students participate in all steps of the scientific method.
The Habitat Combination program is a multiple-exposure program that combines an in-class visit featuring live animals with a field trip. There are four Habitat Combination options that introduce students to different animals and their habitats.
Wonders of Watersheds
Wonders of Watersheds is a series of three experiences: Introduction to the Watershed Inland Voyage, Creek Study, and Canoes in Sloughs. This series of programs combines in-class learning with hands-on experimentation and discovery.