Combination Programs   


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 Combination

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. 

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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.

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Habitat Combination

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.

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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.

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