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June 2020

Touch Tank Tour

June 2, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Free

Ever wonder how you feed a horseshoe crab at an aquarium? Find out on a virtual touch tank tour with marine education fellows Rachel Wilson and Kim Donoghue. Meet hermit crabs, whelk and horseshoe crabs and learn more about how…

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Afternoons at the Aquarium

June 4, 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
free

Every Thursday in June and July, marine educators at the UGA Aquarium will host virtual programs designed to inspire wonder and curiosity about the coast by featuring different activities and animals. These afternoons at the aquarium will include a mix…

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Behind the Scenes Aquarium Tour

June 9, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
free

Join UGA Aquarium curator Devin Dumont to learn what it’s like to care for our native marine animals during a behind-the-scenes tour at the UGA Aquarium. Highlights include seeing the food prep room and live Q & A with the…

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Afternoons at the Aquarium

June 11, 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
free

Every Thursday in June and July, marine educators at the UGA Aquarium will host virtual programs designed to inspire wonder and curiosity about the coast by featuring different activities and animals. These afternoons at the aquarium will include a mix…

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Toys for Turtles and other Animal Enrichment

June 16, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
free

We have a variety of ambassador animals on display at the UGA Aquarium that we keep healthy and active through animal enrichment activities. Learn about some of the toys we use to entertain snakes, sea turtles and other animals during…

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Afternoons at the Aquarium

June 18, 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
free

Every Thursday in June and July, marine educators at the UGA Aquarium will host virtual programs designed to inspire wonder and curiosity about the coast by featuring different activities and animals. These afternoons at the aquarium will include a mix…

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Crabbing 101

June 19, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Did you know the scientific name for blue crab, Callinectes sapidus, means “savory beautiful swimmer”? The blue crab fishery is one of the top fisheries in Georgia. Learn all about these amazing animals during a virtual crabbing lesson with educators…

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The Great Plankton Sink Off

June 23, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
free

Join volunteer coordinator Katie Higgins to learn about phytoplankton, which are tiny algae floating in the water that produce the oxygen we breath and serve as an important food source for marine animals! Download the accompanying activity sheet (available on…

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Afternoons at the Aquarium

June 25, 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
free

Every Thursday in June and July, marine educators at the UGA Aquarium will host virtual programs designed to inspire wonder and curiosity about the coast by featuring different activities and animals. These afternoons at the aquarium will include a mix…

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Fish Dissection

June 30, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
free

What makes a fish a fish? Find out during a virtual fish lab with aquarium curator Lisa Kovalanchik. She will provide an introduction to fish anatomy before walking participants through a real fish dissection. Register for this event After registering,…

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July 2020

Afternoons at the Aquarium

July 2, 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
free

Every Thursday in June and July, marine educators at the UGA Aquarium will host virtual programs designed to inspire wonder and curiosity about the coast by featuring different activities and animals. These afternoons at the aquarium will include a mix…

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Exploring the Coast

July 7, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
free

Naturalist and marine educator John “Crawfish” Crawford has been exploring Georgia’s coastal habitats since he was a child. Join him for a virtual lesson all about Georgia’s native plants and animals. He’ll teach you how to brew your own yaupon…

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Afternoons at the Aquarium

July 9, 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
free

Every Thursday in June and July, marine educators at the UGA Aquarium will host virtual programs designed to inspire wonder and curiosity about the coast by featuring different activities and animals. These afternoons at the aquarium will include a mix…

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Sharks and Rays 101

July 10, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Did you know that clearnose skates lay delicate egg cases commonly called mermaid’s purses? See a mermaid’s purse and a baby skate yourself during this virtual event. Learn about the incredible diversity of sharks around the word before exploring why…

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Skull Puzzles

July 14, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
free

Put on your zoologist cap and join educator Anne Lindsay for some skull sleuthing. Learn about the form and function of various animal skulls and examine a variety of specimens from our teaching collection at the UGA Aquarium. Sharpen your…

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Afternoons at the Aquarium

July 16, 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
free

Every Thursday in June and July, marine educators at the UGA Aquarium will host virtual programs designed to inspire wonder and curiosity about the coast by featuring different activities and animals. These afternoons at the aquarium will include a mix…

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Meet Our Fleet

July 21, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
free

All aboard! Join us for a virtual tour of the UGA aquarium’s fleet of educational and research vessels with boat captains Todd Recicar and Dodie Sanders. Learn about how the aquarium uses boats for research, animal collections and educational field…

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Afternoons at the Aquarium

July 23, 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
free

Every Thursday in June and July, marine educators at the UGA Aquarium will host virtual programs designed to inspire wonder and curiosity about the coast by featuring different activities and animals. These afternoons at the aquarium will include a mix…

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Barnacles, Sea Squirts, and Algae, Oh My!

July 28, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
free

Join intern coordinator Nina Sassano and Adopt-A-Wetland Coordinator Luke Roberson for a virtual lab where they’ll study a fouling community and test water quality. What in the world is a fouling community? Fouling communities are found in different coastal waterways…

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Afternoons at the Aquarium

July 30, 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Every Thursday in June and July, marine educators at the UGA Aquarium will host virtual programs designed to inspire wonder and curiosity about the coast by featuring different activities and animals. These afternoons at the aquarium will include a mix…

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