Tidepool Exploration in the Dana Point MPA (Marine Protected Area)

Overview

4th - 12th
Grades
2 hours
Duration
This adventure into the Dana Point Marine Conservation Area explores the complex relationships between intertidal organisms and the harsh physical environment in which they live. Students will learn what an MPA is and the importance of them. Students measure physical factors, identify adaptations and conduct population studies on hermit crabs, turban snails, and barnacles. Students learn to be "Good Tidepoolers" and practice low-impact exploration techniques.

Specifications

Standard Pricing
up to 45 participants $740.00
Larger Group? Please contact us for pricing and availability.
Educational Standards
NGSS 4-LS1-1
5-PS2-1
5-LS1-1
5-ESS2-1
MS-LS1-4
MS-LS2-1
MS-LS2-4
MS-ESS1-2
MS-ESS3-3

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Program Contact

Robin Bundy rbundy@oceaninstitute.org
949-496-2274 x614

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