SEA LAB SCIENCE FRIDAY: OCEAN ANIMAL BIOLOGY
Feb 25th, 2022 9:30 AM-5:00 PM
Get ready for a full day of adventure and fun at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab Friday, Feb. 25, 2022, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Three classes will take place:
- Gulf Coast Marine Animals – 9:30-11:30 am Join in for an entertaining and informative introduction to a variety of marine species from the coast of Alabama and the Gulf of Mexico.
- The Microscopic World of Plankton – 1:00 – 3:00 pm Take an exciting look at some of the smallest and most amazing creatures on the planet - plankton. Learn how incredibly important plankton are, as they are responsible for much of the oxygen in our atmosphere, but they do have their dark side.
- Wetland Ecology: The Salt Marsh – 3:00-5:00 Learn about an essential and fascinating local habitat - the salt marsh. Discuss the critical role of wetland ecosystems and investigate the plants and animals found in this stressful habitat.
What to wear and bring: old clothes that you don’t mind getting wet and muddy, comfortable shoes that can get wet and sandy, a hat to shade the sun while outside, sunscreen, a water bottle, and your creativity. Suitable for ages 10 and up, or for all ages with an accompanying adult. Class is $10 per participant, to register visit https://www.docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfPy1I07rbmOpa-cCz80ueTT_5kG17mdDZPsj6DF42jj2fx-w/viewform
Dauphin Island Sea Lab
101 Bienville Blvd.