Living Coast Discovery Center

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Teachers! We’re offering virtual field trips during our closure to allow your students to experience the wildlife and science programs normally offered at the Living Coast. All programs are Next Generation Science Standards and Common Core State Standards-based. Choose from a live animal encounter, pre-recorded field trip, or live Zoom field trip (or all three!)

ZOOS AND AQUARIUMS
A Shark's Tale

Grades: ES (3rd Grade)

Website:

https://bit.ly/LiivingCoast

 

Contact:
education@thelivingcoast.org

Phone:

(619) 409-5908

Students will become shark experts on local species and may even get to meet a shark up-close! This interactive lab teaches students about the many adaptations these top predators have to survive. Lesson includes: shark encounter.

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AWE Chemistry!

Grades: HS (9th - 12th Grade)

Website:

https://bit.ly/LiivingCoast

 

Contact:
education@thelivingcoast.org

Phone:

(619) 409-5908

Students will visit a local wetland located at the bottom of a watershed. Learn the importance of variables such as salinity, pH, turbidity, and oxygen when it comes to monitoring the health of an ecosystem! Lesson includes: plankton and jelly encounter.

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Beaks and Feet (Bird Program)

Grades: ES (1st and 2nd Grade)

Website:

https://bit.ly/LiivingCoast

 

Contact:
education@thelivingcoast.org

Phone:

(619) 409-5908

Come soar into the world of birds and find out what structures they have to help them survive. Students will get to experiment with “beaks” and learn to use binoculars. Lesson includes: bird encounter.

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Crawling Crabs

Grades: ES (Kindergarten) *

Website:

https://bit.ly/LiivingCoast

 

Contact:
education@thelivingcoast.org

Phone:

(619) 409-5908

* Programs for Kindergarten run
 
30-40 minutes

Come crawl into the world of crabs and other crustacean relatives. Learn about adaptations with fun hands-on exploration. Students will enjoy observing crustacean molts and live crabs. Lesson includes: crabs and lobsters.

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Eat, Don't Get Eaten (Ecology Program)

Grades: MS (6th - 8th Grade)

Website:

https://bit.ly/LiivingCoast

 

Contact:
education@thelivingcoast.org

Phone:

(619) 409-5908

This program is a perfect introduction to everything ecology. Come be challenged by the delicate balance of an ecological food web that must overcome disasters, natural and man-made alike. Lesson includes: bird encounter.

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Something's Fishy (Disections)

Grades: ES (4th and 5th Grade)

Website:

https://bit.ly/LiivingCoast

 

Contact:
education@thelivingcoast.org

Phone:

(619) 409-5908

Ewe! That’s one scaly, slimy dissection. Through this fun, interactive lesson, students explore the internal and external parts that help a fish survive its marine habitat. Lesson includes: fish dissection.

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