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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.
Dauphin Island, Al 36528

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