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LIVE ANIMAL INTERACTIONS (click to join live)

Saturday, April 10 at 10:15 am - 12:45 pm

Ages: All (younger students must be accompanied by an adult/guardian)

Description: Can’t get to the tide pools? We will bring the tide pool fun to you! Educators will use a series of virtual LIVE animal interactions featuring our favorite tide pool critters. They will discuss each organism's adaptations that help them survive the ever-changing rocky intertidal environment. Given the “Beauty of Science'' theme, participants are encouraged to draw pictures or write poetry using descriptive words of the animals. Be sure to share all creations on the Community Art Gallery.

Schedule: Saturday, April 10

  • 10:15 am -10:30 am - Tidepool Sculpin
  • 11:00 am - 11:15 am - Sea Urchin
  • 11:45 am - 12:00 pm - Sea Star
  • 12:30 pm - 12:45 pm - Sea Anemone


ASK AN AQUARIST (click to join live)

Saturday, April 10 at 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Ages: All

Description: Have you ever wondered what it’s like to take care of the animals housed at Hatfield? Join us LIVE and hear from the staff who are responsible for the care and feeding of all our unique critters! Don't forget to bring your questions and curiosities to this session.

Keep On Learning: If you enjoyed this Ask an Aquarist session and want to learn more about aquarium science and care of aquatic animals, check out Oregon Sea Grant's Aquarium Science YouTube Channel. You'll find videos about how staff handle fish, take fish skin scrapes and gill biopsies and more.




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