Marine Discovery

Location: Marine Discovery Classroom, Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium

Website: http://marinediscovery.arizona.edu

Sponsored by the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and now sited at Flandrau Science Center, these public outreach field trips to the University of Arizona are designed to teach 3-8 grade students in the Tucson area about the importance of our oceans. See tropical fish, live coral and other aquatic creatures in our salt water tanks. Marine Discovery activities include shark dissection, squid dissection, fish diversity, plankton race, and a living tidepool.

Audience: Grades 3–8 for Marine Discovery

Science Field: Biology, Ecology, Oceanography

Schedule: Marine Discovery is offered in the Fall on Tuesdays through Friday, 9:15-11:45 am

Cost: Marine Discovery is $5 per student for groups of 10-40, or $7 per student when booked in combination with a Flandrau Science Center & Planetarium field trip (click for more details). Title I discounts available.

Contact: For reservations contact Rosie Mankel, Reservations Coordinator, 520-621-4516; for program information contact Katrina Mangin, Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, mangin@email.arizona.edu, 520-626-5076