Marine Science Camp Sneak Peek - Wetland Explorers (2nd-5th grades)

The countdown to summer has begun! This week’s Marine Science Camp sneak peek is at Wetland Explorers camp for entering 2nd-5th graders. Wetland Explorers camp for entering 2nd-5th graders investigates the animals and habitats in the San Francisco Bay, the largest estuary on the Pacific West Coast. Fresh water flows from rivers that feed into the Bay and salt water flows in from the Pacific Ocean. This mix of salt and fresh water is brackish water and is one of the features that makes this ecosystem so special. Daily tidal fluctuations and seasonal water flow make the SF Bay one of the most dynamic and productive habitats in the world! Nearby marshes, sloughs and mudflats provide shelter, fo

MSI Celebrates 50 Years of Environmental Education

Marine Science Institute celebrates 50 years of environmental education! Since 1970, MSI has shared the wonder and ecological significance of the San Francisco Bay with students and community members. MSI was founded around a time where citizens and scientists alike were concerned about issues of water resources and the declining health of the San Francisco Bay. Robert and Carolyn Rutherford founded the Marine Ecological Institute in hopes to cultivate a responsibility for the natural environment through meaningful educational experiences out on the water. Education Programs Getting students outside, out of their classrooms and on the water to experience the San Francisco Bay for themselves

Marine Science Camp Sneak Peek - Plankton Pioneers (K-1st grades)

The countdown to summer has begun! This week’s Marine Science Camp sneak peek is at Plankton Pioneers camp for entering K-1st graders. Plankton Pioneers introduces your budding biologist to the wonders of the amazing local marine life in the San Francisco Bay and in our world’s ocean. Campers entering kindergarten through 1st grade will learn about marine habitats through fun-filled hands-on activities, touch live marine animals and take part in themed crafts, games, songs and stories. These activities spark curiosity about nature and will inspire campers to be excitement about local marine life! Each day of camp has a different theme, enabling campers to explore diverse habitats and animals

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