A program of the Lawrence Hall of Science that seeks to increase ocean literacy through informal and formal education initiatives
Marine Activities, Resources & Education

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What does an Ocean Immersion Look Like?

 

Ocean Immersions look different in every school. From 3-D habitat art projects in hallways to classrooms turned into habitats, school assemblies, habitat hat parades, open houses, and beach parties, MARE schools get creative with their Ocean Immersions!

These photos from prior Ocean Immersions show the creativity that emerges!

Oceans Week sign made during a school Ocean ImmersionBoy in marine animal costumeHave a whale of a time reading these ocean booksStudent drawing of Golden Gate Bridge and boatsHow many fish were caught?A musical CAn ocean experiment in the classroomOcean art workOcean art workOcean art workOcean art work, class projectHappy boy with art workYoung students with their ocean art workOcean art workOcean art workOcean art workHermit Crab art workThe Beach Wrack, art workOcean art work, class projectOcean art work, class projectOcean art work, class projectOcean art work, class projectClass working on group art projectOcean art work, KelpOcean art workOcean art workOcean art workOcean art workDisplay case with itemsOctopus artOcean art workOcean art workOcean art workOcean art workSea Lion Rock art workShark art workOcean art workOcean art workOcean art workStudent-made wall map with ocean and landStudent-made wall map with ocean and landStudent-made wall map close upOrange Cup Coral art workSpiny Brittle Star art workTurban Snail art workOcean art workStudents in ocean-themed costumesStudents in ocean-themed costumesStudents working on pojectStudent bandStudent bandStudents standing along the outside of a life-sized whale drawingOcean-themed cakeLong hallway full of Ocean art workHappy girl Ocean art work