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Earth Day Ecovoyage (1) 10am-12pm

Marine Science Institute

Saturday, April 16, 2016
Marine Science Institute 500 Discovery Parkway Redwood CityCA  94063
Saturday, April 16, 2016
Marine Science Institute 500 Discovery Parkway Redwood CityCA  94063

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What's Included

Climb aboard our floating classroom, the 90' Research Vessel the Robert G. Brownlee, for an exploration of the San Francisco Bay like no other! After an introduction to this magical estuary, you can help us set a net to sample what fish are swimming through the waters below. We'll help you identify and even touch the fish we see... will we catch a shark, bat ray or any of over one hundred other surprising fish we've seen?? Then we pull up a bottom sample and see what all that mud has hidden inside. Last but not least, we'll peer into the world of plankton, the engine that drives the whole ecosystem! Must be at least 5 years old to board; all children must be accompanied and supervised by an adult; close-toed shoes required.

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The Marine Science Institute was founded in 1970, around the time that the issue of water resources was becoming a major concern for many Bay Area inhabitants. The Institute's philosophy was founded on the idea that putting students in direct physical contact with their local bay environment will help cultivate their natural sense of curiosity while enriching their understanding of science and fostering a responsibility to protect their environment.

 

Marine Science Institute’s mission is to inspire respect and stewardship for the marine environment through experiential learning. We are dedicated to providing fun, safe, and exciting learning opportunities for budding biologists of all ages.

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