World Oceans Day

World Oceans Day 2020 

World Oceans Day is June 8 and we are celebrating with a week of virtual fun! Join us for special live streams, new at-home science activities, fun facts and more. We will explore Marine Protected Areas near and far and learn how we can all take steps to understand and protect our ocean planet.

World Oceans Day Week at a Glance 

All week: activities and fun facts shared on social media

World Oceans Day Activities    Coloring Page

Monday, June 8

  • 10 a.m. PST World Oceans Day Live
    • Discover what you can do on World Oceans Day to become an ocean advocate. Learn about Marine Protected Areas and how you can take action to connect understanding to protecting our ocean planet!
    • Watch on Facebook or YouTube
  • 6 p.m. PST Jeffrey B. Graham Perspectives on Ocean Science Virtual Lecture Series
    • Dive into the world of living light, get an insider's look at the most recent red tide event, and learn why scientists still have so many questions about this natural phenomena. 
    • Watch on Facebook or YouTube

Tuesday, June 9

  • 10 a.m. PST Think Like A Scientist: How Do We Explore the Ocean?
    • Have you ever wondered how scientists explore the ocean? DIVE in to discover tools used for aquatic research. Come ask questions about SCUBA diving and what it takes to do research at sea!
    • Watch on Facebook or YouTube

Thursday, June 11

  • 10 a.m. PST Good News from the Ocean Blue Livestream
    • What have Scripps Oceanography scientists been up to while we’ve been at home? How has our local sea life changed? What are some things to look out for when we make it back to the beach this summer? Learn all this and more by tuning in for a happy-news-only report with the latest and greatest ocean updates!
    • Watch on Facebook or YouTube

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