After School Series by Grade

Spring Virtual After School Series for Grades K-5

Spring programs are held from mid-April through late May. Registration is currently closed.

Time: 3:00-4:00 p.m. (PST)

Price:

Members: $135
Non-Members: $150

Contact Us:

Questions about Booking? 
Please contact birchaquariumprogram@ucsd.edu

Questions about Program Specifics? 
Please contact birchaquariumedu@ucsd.edu 

Grades K-1   Grades 2-3   Grades 4-5   Policies


Spectacular Sharks (Grades K-1)

Dates: Mondays

  • April 12, 19, 26; May 3, 10, 17 

Dates: Tuesdays 

  • April 13, 20, 27; May 4, 11, 18

Make friends with some of the ocean's most interesting fish - sharks! Explore the diversity of sharks and discover how fascinating this group of ocean animals are. From their prehistoric relatives to the many different places in the ocean they inhabit, to their amazing adaptations, we'll get up close with spectacular sharks!                     

  • Program 1: Sharks, Rays, and Fish, oh my!
  • Program 2: Prehistoric Sharks
  • Program 3: Shark Senses                                                  
  • Program 4: Baby Sharks                                             
  • Program 5: Shark Homes                                                     
  • Program 6: Shark Diversity

 


Tropical Tour (Grades 2-3)

Dates: Wednesdays

  • April 14, 21, 28; May 5, 12, 19

Let's pack our bags for a vacation to the islands! Through hands-on activities, crafts, and animal encounters, explore how islands are made and the amazing animals that make them their home. Learn how island life shapes the unique adaptations we find around our tropics.

  • Program 1: Growing Up Island                                                       
  • Program 2: Volcano!                                                  
  • Program 3: Coral Reefs                                                           
  • Program 4: Turtle-y Awesome                                                        
  • Program 5: Tropical Sharks
  • Program 6: Galapagos Islands

 


Biology of the Sea (Grades 4-5)

Dates: Thursdays

  • April 15, 22, 29; May 6, 13, 20

Dive into marine biology by learning what it takes to study ocean life! From whales to seadragons, learn how scientists uncover the mysteries of ocean animals, from unlocking the secrets within our cells to studying animals in the wild and saving them with our actions. Explore the ocean with hands-on experiments and animal encounters as we discover the science of the sea.

  • Program 1: Marine Biology 101                                                   
  • Program 2: The Ocean Code                                              
  • Program 3: DNA: Discovering New Animals                                               
  • Program 4: Saving Species                                                      
  • Program 5: Science Outside and In
  • Program 6: Conservation Science

 


Cancellation and Rescheduling Policy 

  • Cancellation Fee: $10
  • Rescheduling Fee: $5
  • No refunds within one (1) week of program start date*

After School Series are refundable until seven (7) days prior to the start of the series, less a $10 cancellation fee. *There will be no refunds within one (1) week of the program start date.

There is a $5 rescheduling fee for each instance of rescheduling a program. You can reschedule a program up to seven (7) days before the start of the series if a spot is available. *If you reschedule within seven (7) days of the start of the program, you are responsible for paying the full cost for the program spot vacated, in addition to the program spot you have rescheduled to.

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