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December 2017

Winter Science Series: The hidden world of plankton

December 6, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
UGA Marine Education Center And Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle Savannah, GA 31411 United States + Google Map
$15

Ever wonder what’s in your water? Join us for a hands-on microscope lab to find out! We will be collecting water samples from the Skidaway river and looking for plankton, which are microscopic plants and animals floating in the water.…

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Junior Aquarist

December 18, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
UGA Marine Education Center And Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle Savannah, GA 31411 United States + Google Map
$22

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind-the-scenes at the aquarium? Now is your chance to experience a day in the life of an aquarist! The UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium invites children ages 10-15 to spend the morning…

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January 2018

Winter Science Series: Microplastics Lab

January 16, 2018, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
UGA Marine Education Center And Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle Savannah, GA 31411 United States + Google Map
$15

Learn about the most research on microplastics in Georgia during this interactive microscope lab. Try your hand at identifying microplastics in water samples and discover ways that you can help prevent microplastic pollution in the ocean. This lab is part…

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Coastal Stewards Workshop: Stormwater and Green Infrastructure

January 19, 2018, 5:00 pm - January 20, 2018, 5:00 pm
UGA Marine Education Center And Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle Savannah, GA 31411 United States + Google Map
$100

Discover how stormwater runoff impacts Georgia’s waterways and embrace innovative green infrastructure solutions during this two-day workshop. Registration and payment required by Friday, Jan. 12. Contact Kayla Clark, kayla270@uga.edu or 912-598-3345, to register. Friday, Jan 19: 5- 8 p.m. Saturday,…

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February 2018

Winter Science Series: Marine Organism Sampling Cruise

February 6, 2018, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
UGA Marine Education Center And Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle Savannah, GA 31411 United States + Google Map
$44

Join the crew of the Research Vessel Sea Dawg for a sampling trip. Our 43' trawler will pull it's 25' otter trawl net along the bottom of a tidal river to collect marine specimens. Participants will be able to examine and learn to identify the animals collected. Animals…

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Super Museum Sunday

February 11, 2018, 12:00 am - 4:00 pm
UGA Marine Education Center And Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle Savannah, GA 31411 United States + Google Map
FREE

The UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium will celebrate our state’s rich history by participating in Super Museum Sunday on Feb. 5, 2017. The aquarium features 16 exhibit tanks that showcase a variety of Georgia’s marine life. Over sixty cultural…

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March 2018

Spring Celebration

March 10, 2018, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
UGA Marine Education Center And Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle Savannah, GA 31411 United States + Google Map

Join us in celebrating spring on the coast! Creatures big and small are stirring in the salt marsh, flowers are blooming in the maritime forest and fish in Georgia's estuaries are becoming more active. Come explore our nature trails, learning…

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Marine Careers Camp

March 26, 2018, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
UGA Marine Education Center And Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle Savannah, GA 31411 United States + Google Map
$22

Interested in a career in marine science? Curious about a day in the life of an aquarium curator, boat captain or scientific researcher?  If so, this is the program for you! Meet other motivated young people while learning how to…

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May 2018

Fish Detectives

May 5, 2018, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
UGA Marine Education Center And Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle Savannah, GA 31411 United States + Google Map

There's something fishy going on at the UGA Aquarium! Put on your detective hat and investigate different types of fish species during this public program. Participants will learn how to identify saltwater fish and observe fish behavior before trying out…

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Horseshoe Crab Encounters

May 16, 2018, 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
UGA Marine Education Center And Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle Savannah, GA 31411 United States + Google Map
$22

Travel by skiff to a barrier island and witness horseshoe crabs coming inshore to spawn! Work alongside educators from the UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium educators to take the measurements of the horseshoe crabs and observe the migratory shorebirds…

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June 2018

Toddler Touch Tanks

June 5, 2018, 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, repeating until June 26, 2018

UGA Marine Education Center And Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle Savannah, GA 31411 United States + Google Map
$7

Explore the coast with your child in a unique setting perfect for inspiring wonder and curiosity. A mix of games, art, stories and animal encounters provide fun learning experiences about the ocean. Children 3-5 years old are welcome and must…

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World Oceans Day Celebration

June 8, 2018, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
UGA Marine Education Center And Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle Savannah, GA 31411 United States + Google Map

 Join us in celebrating World Oceans Day on June 8 at the UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium on Skidaway Island. Throughout the day, visitors can tour behind the scenes at the aquarium, encounter reptiles, interact with horseshoe crabs and…

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Toddler Touch Tanks

June 12, 2018, 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, repeating until June 26, 2018

UGA Marine Education Center And Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle Savannah, GA 31411 United States + Google Map
$7

Explore the coast with your child in a unique setting perfect for inspiring wonder and curiosity. A mix of games, art, stories and animal encounters provide fun learning experiences about the ocean. Children 3-5 years old are welcome and must…

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Toddler Touch Tanks

June 19, 2018, 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, repeating until June 26, 2018

UGA Marine Education Center And Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle Savannah, GA 31411 United States + Google Map
$7

Explore the coast with your child in a unique setting perfect for inspiring wonder and curiosity. A mix of games, art, stories and animal encounters provide fun learning experiences about the ocean. Children 3-5 years old are welcome and must…

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Crabbing 101

June 23, 2018, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
UGA Marine Education Center And Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle Savannah, GA 31411 United States + Google Map
$15

Did you know the scientific name for blue crab, Callinectes sapidus, means “savory beautiful swimmer”? This delicious crustacean is one of the top fisheries in Georgia. Learn all about these amazing animals during a catch-and-release crabbing lesson on the dock behind the UGA…

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Toddler Touch Tanks

June 26, 2018, 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Tuesday, repeating until June 26, 2018

UGA Marine Education Center And Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle Savannah, GA 31411 United States + Google Map
$7

Explore the coast with your child in a unique setting perfect for inspiring wonder and curiosity. A mix of games, art, stories and animal encounters provide fun learning experiences about the ocean. Children 3-5 years old are welcome and must…

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July 2018

Fishing 101

July 14, 2018, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
UGA Marine Education Center And Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle Savannah, GA 31411 United States + Google Map
$15

Want to try your luck fishing the Skidaway River? During this half-day family camp, participants will learn how to identify different fish, such as red drum, black sea bass and more while fishing off the floating dock at the UGA Marine…

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Coastal Stewards Workshop: Sustainable Saltwater Fishing

July 27, 2018, 5:00 pm - July 28, 2018, 5:00 pm
UGA Marine Education Center And Aquarium, 30 Ocean Science Circle Savannah, GA 31411 United States + Google Map
$100

Develop recreational fishing skills through hands-on field activities during this two-day workshop. Learn how to fish sustainably and support species conservation and research. Registration and payment is required by July 20. To register, contact Kayla Clark at kayla270@uga.edu or 912-598-3345. The Coastal Stewards…

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