Explore cutting-edge Scripps Oceanography research during SEA Days.
Experience Science, Exploration & Adventure!SEA Days features multi-generational learning about cutting-edge research at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego. Monthly events focus on current ocean topics with hands-on exploration, special activities and a chance to interact with Scripps Oceanography scientists.
also provides an ideal venue for students, scouts and others to meet
requirements for “Interview a Scientist” or career-day projects.
Saturday, May 16
Turtle bones produce annual growth rings, much like a tree. By taking a closer look at these rings, local scientists are able to provide a multi-year record of facts such as a turtle's location, age size and even its diet. At SEA Days, view bone samples and learn how these "turtle detectives" do their work!
Saturday, June 20
Shark Summer: Shark Celebration
Over 400 species of shark swim in the world's oceans. Enhance your knowledge of these spectacular fishes through hands-on activities. Meet local sharks and the Scripps scientists studying them to learn what you can do to protect these important predators.
Saturday, July 18
Shark Summer: Sharks on the Line