Education

  • Aquarium Internships Inspire Future Careers

    This post was written by Natalia Romero, a student from High Tech High School, who interned with Birch Aquarium’s Education Department for three weeks. Being an intern at Birch Aquarium was an…

  • Love is in the Water

    By Naturalist Alexx Robles Alexx Robles attended the University of California, Los Angeles, and majored in Environmental Studies with a minor in Geology. When not whale watching or teaching classes at…

  • Ocean Love Spotlight – California Sheephead

    February SEA Days: Ocean Love Every month, the third Saturday is a special day at Birch Aquarium: SEA Days! As the tagline suggests, SEA Days are always full of  “Science, Exploration…

  • SEA Days: All Shook Up!

    by Rasheed I. Al Kotob, Volunteer Programs Assistant Every month, the third Saturday is a special day at Birch Aquarium: SEA Days! As the tagline suggests, SEA Days are always full…

  • International Octopus Day 2014

    By Danny Beckwith International Octopus Day is part of a week-long celebration about cephalopods, the “head-footed” animals such as octopus, squid, cuttlefish, and nautilus, called Cephalopod Awareness Days. This celebration of…

  • Meet the Locals: Sevengill Sharks

    “Meet the Locals” is a 3-part blog series in honor of our local elasmobranchs (sharks and rays) and Shark Summer 2014. This is the first post.  How many gill slits do sharks have?…

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