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Ocean Day!

August 13, 2024 | 1:00 pm 3:00 pm

Join us for an afternoon of ocean exploration and fun! 

A Seal’s Journey with Marine Mammals of Maine

2:00 p.m.—Join Marine Mammals of Maine (MMoME) as they take you through a seal’s journey from stranding to release, and all of the obstacles in between. Starting with seal basics such as: whether it’s normal for them to be out of the water and why you might see a baby on its own, and then dive into when and why seals need our help. You will learn what MMoME is, what they do,the animals they care for, and how you can help.  

Kelp Investigation with Bigelow Laboratory

All afternoon— Investigate kelp samples from the Gulf of Maine with Bigelow Laboratory scientists Dara Yiu and Shane Farrell. Explore some of these amazing aquatic plant species through sight, touch, and—for the daring explorer—taste!

Plankton Discoveries with New England Aquarium

All afternoon—Learn about tiny sea creatures called plankton with New England Aquarium scientist Camille Ross. Discover why plankton are important in keeping oceans healthy through a special take-and-make craft project!

Ocean Storytime

Throughout the afternoon—Gather with Jen for ocean books and sea stories!

Ocean Day
Ocean Day Story Time
Ocean Day Kelp

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