Open House Events
- Seminar talks presented by MLML researchers
- Tours of wetlands, birds, and aquaculture facility
- Fun activities for kids of all ages: invertebrate touch tank, fish printing, button-making, our infamous puppet show, and more!
- Learn about the different facets of marine science by walking through different labs
- Explore how science is conducted via our research boat and SCUBA diving gear
- Support graduate students via a raffle, silent auction, and retail store
- Icythyology Lab (incl. Fisheries & Conservation Lab) Activities: Fishing & Fish ID Game, Fish Printing
- Pacific Shark Research Center Activities: Shark Quiz Board, What do Sharks Eat? Coloring and Toy Station, Shark Artifacts
- Invertebrate Ecology Lab Activities: Invertebrate touch tank
- Benthic Ecology Lab Activities: Explore an Ice Hole, Native Wetland & Estuarine Plants, Specimen display
- Vertebrate Ecology Lab Activities: Whale Rescue/Tagging, Animal Karaoke, Specimen display, Energy Game
- Phycology Lab Activities: Seaweed Ice Cream, Get in the (Intertidal) Zone, Diving in the Kelp Forest, Algae Up-Close & Personal
- Biological Oceanography Lab Activities: Bioluminescence demo, Design a Phytoplankton
- Chemical Oceanography Lab Activities: Benthic Flux Chambers
- Physical Oceanography Lab Activities: Plot my Cruise, Internal Wave Station, Experience the Pressure of the Depths, Thermohaline Circulation, Wave Tank display
- Geological Oceanography Lab Activities: Identify that rock!, What is sand, really?, Class Project Videos, Marine Sediment Cores, How do you categorize sediments?
Puppet Show, Saturday and Sunday: 11:00 AM, 1:30 PM, & 3:00 PM
This year’s much anticipated Annual Puppet Show will be all about the deep sea! This year’s puppet show committee promises a show unlike any other that is full of adventure, educational songs, and of course, some fun and lovable PUPPETS!
Take a look at puppet shows from previous years here.
**This list reflects 2017 scheduled events and will be updated to match those projected for the 2018 events.**