Science Sampler

Grade Level: 5-12

Scientists performing tidepool monitoring

Learn how to be a real intertidal ecologist in this two-part science immersion: 1) a classroom visit from a ranger followed by 2) a field trip to Cabrillo's tidepools. The Science Sampler Program provides students with a hands-on, scientific learning experience. This is accomplished through inquiry-based lecture and field excursion. Students are introduced to intertidal environments, scientific monitoring techniques, and wildlife observation.

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Reservations are for in-person and virtual programming.

We will reassess the safety of in-person programming on a month-by-month basis. In-person programming is subject to cancelation at any time if conditions are deemed unsafe.

At this time, all participants of in-person programming are encouraged to wear a mask, but it is not required when with a park ranger.

Scheduling is done on a first-come first-served basis.

Onsite science programs are available Monday - Friday, with two program time slots per day: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM and 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM (Except intertidal programs based on tide times). Conservation & Comics is 1.5 hours.

Available September-May

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Last updated: August 31, 2022

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1800 Cabrillo Memorial Drive
San Diego, CA 92106


619 523-4285

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