Join us for Marine Science Day  

Saturday, April 11, 2020

10 am - 4 pm

  

 

THIS YEAR'S THEME: THE BEAUTY OF SCIENCE

Join the OSU Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport, Oregon, for an open house!

Get behind-the-scenes to experience the research, education and outreach in marine sciences that makes this marine laboratory unique in the Pacific Northwest.

MEET SCIENTISTS!

Learn what's new on the Oregon Coast's most dynamic marine science campus. See our Marine Science Day Schedule of Events.

  • Admission is FREE! No tickets required. Donations appreciated.

    Come spend the day, snacks for sale on-site, cash only.

  • Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made by email to the HMSC Director's Office or by phone, 541-867-0126.

Please help us spread the word - Marine Science Day Flyer

Volunteers NEEDED! Sign up here for 2-hour shifts as greeters. Adult/child pairs encouraged!

Are you coming for the weekend? Click here for Newport events, lodging, and more!

2020 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS FOR MARINE SCIENCE DAY

  • 10 am-4 pm: Open House at HMSC!
    • Marine Science Day’s interactive research exhibits will feature emerging ocean observing technologies, bioacoustics of whales, ocean acidification, video of volcanoes and deep ocean vents.  Activities for children and families can be found throughout the event.
  • 11:00am: Estuary Tour 
  • 11:30am & 12:30pm: Seawater Tours
  • 1:00-2:00pm: Octopus Feeding
    • Learn about HMSC's resident octopus. Presented by Oregon Sea Grant in the HMSC Visitor Center. 
  • 2:00-2:30pm: Plenary Talk
    • The Beauty of Science by Northwest artist Janet Essley
  • 3:00- 3:30pm:  Duck Race