Education

  • 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?…

  • Birch Aquarium Celebrates World Oceans Day 2014

    Birch Aquarium at Scripps celebrated World Oceans Day on Sunday, June 8. Visitors to the aquarium had the opportunity to participate in eight activity stations throughout the aquarium and learn fun…

  • SEA Days: Meet the Locals

    by Camila Pauda, 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 of  “Science,…

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