Dana Point Ocean Institute Shark Science Night Thursday June 15 2017

Dana Point Ocean Institute Summer 2016 Banner Courtesy of oceaninstitute.org

The Dana Point Ocean Institute Summer Thursdays Family Science Nights kicks off Thursday June 15 2017.

The Ocean Institute Summer Family Science Nights are on select Thursdays through the Summer of 2017!
Spend a summer evening in the Ocean Institute Samueli Conference Center getting “up close and personal” with local scientists.

Each experience will include a presentation by a special guest speaker with alternate activities for kids.

A different topic will be covered on select Thursdays from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.

Dana Point Ocean Institute Family Science Night Summer 2017 Schedule

Thursday June 15 2017: 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Learn more about the research being conducted by Dr. Chris Lowe at the California State University Long Beach Shark Lab.

With shark sightings along our local coastline increasing, Dr. Lowe will speak on sharks, thier behavior, and the research done at the Shark Lab.

Light refreshments will be available.

Join Ocean Institute Naturalists after the presentation at our Sharks and Rays Touch tank and other hands-on activities.

Please register online at Event Brite
$10.00/person ($9.00/Member)

Thursday June 22 2017: 6:00pm to 8:00pm/ Slugs and Bugs: Insect Investigations with the Environmental Nature Center

Become an entomologist-in-training with naturalists from the Environmental Nature Center.

Learn more about the bugs that might make you go “ugh!” during this hands-on event.

Please register online at the Ocean Institute

Thursday July 22 2017: 6:00pm to 8:00pm/ The Scoop on Poop: the Science of What is Left Behind with Ocean Institute’s Outdoor Education Team

Everybody poops and scientists use droppings, or “scat,” to learn about the animals they study. From migration patterns to health and diet, poop tells the story of the organism’s life.
Scientists even use fossilized dinosaur poop (coprolite) to tell them about the live of prehistoric animals. In this gross (but not too gross) presentation, scientists of all ages will get to become dropping detectives and learn how to unlock the secrets of dung!

Tickets are online at the Ocean Institute .

Thursday August 17 2017: 6:00pm to 8:00pm/ SLIME!

Tickets are online at the Ocean Institute

Ocean Institute Family Science Night Ticket Prices

$10.00/person ($9.00/Member)

$35.00/Family-4-Pack ($33.00/Member Family-4-Pack)

The Ocean Institute is located in Dana Point Harbor at 24200 Dana Point Harbor Drive.

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