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(MD) March 1 – May 31, 2017, Homeschool Program Spring Semester 2017: Forest Explorers, Wednesdays, 1-3:30 p.m. Ages 5-8. Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills, MD 21117, 443­-738-9200.The woodlands whisper their secrets during child-initiated exploration of Irvine’s vast property. Children use tools and resources to discover the hidden wonders of the forest, meadow, stream, pond and wetlands. Interdisciplinary skill development includes science, math, social studies, art, music, health and physical growth. This program runs exclusively outdoors. (no class April 12). $350/semester members, $425/semester non-members. For questions or assistance enrolling your child, contact Beth Savitz at 443-738-9215. www.explorenature.org/

(MD) March 2 – June 1, 2017, Homeschool Program Spring Semester 2017: Animals of Irvine, Thursdays, 1-3:30 p.m. Irvine Nature Center, 11201 Garrison Forest Road, Owings Mills, MD 21117, 443­-738-9200.  Ages 5-8. Biology and science skills abound as children study Maryland’s native animals including mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and fish. Activities align with the seasonal habits of animals. Exploration, observation, experimentation and documentation of discoveries are all part of our learning processes. (no class April 13). $350/semester members, $425/semester non-members. For questions or assistance enrolling your child, contact Beth Savitz at 443-738-9215. www.explorenature.org/

(MA) March 3, 2017, Homeschool Day, Ages 5-17. Old Sturbridge Village, 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, Sturbridge, MA 01566, 508-347-0206, osved@osv.org. Our themed Home School Days offer you and your children the opportunity to visit the Village and join in hands-on activities. We recommend that you allow three hours to visit the Village in addition to scheduled hands-on studios. Pre-registration is required. Registration opens approximately one month in advance. Online registration opens one month prior to each event. Register for 50-minute hands-on studios: $5 per student (unless otherwise noted). Open to ages 5-17. In addition, $14 per child admission is required for all programs and includes demonstrations, games, and performances in the Village.  For more information, please call 508-347-0285 or osved@osv.org.

(AL) March 3, 2017, Homeschool Program: Geology I, 2:00 PM, PreK4-1st Grade, Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center, 65 Government Street, Mobile, Alabama 36633, 251-208-6893 Learn about the different kinds of rocks that make up the world around us. Students will have the opportunity to handle real rock specimens and observe the differences between them.  All classes are approximately 60 minutes in length and will begin at 2pm. Please call our Education Department at251.208.6818 for more information. www.exploreum.com.

(AL) March 3, 2017, Homeschool Program: Geology I, 2:00 PM, 2nd-4th Grade, Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center, 65 Government Street, Mobile, Alabama 36633, 251-208-6893 Earth Composition, Rocks, and Minerals! Students will learn about the Crust of the Earth all the way to the Innercore of the Earth and why they are important. They will uncover the difference between rocks and minerals and learn about their characteristics and properties. Students will also discover and examine different types of rocks!  All classes are approximately 60 minutes in length and will begin at 2pm. Please call our Education Department at251.208.6818 for more information. www.exploreum.com.

(AL) March 3, 2017, Homeschool Program: Geology I, 2:00 PM, 5th– 7th Grade, Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center, 65 Government Street, Mobile, Alabama 36633, 251-208-6893 What makes up a rock? Students will describe and examine a series of different rocks and learn the different ways to identify them. All classes are approximately 60 minutes in length and will begin at 2pm. Please call our Education Department at251.208.6818 for more information. www.exploreum.com.

(AL) March 3, 2017, Homeschool Program: Geology I, 2:00 PM, 8th-12th Grade, Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center, 65 Government Street, Mobile, Alabama 36633, 251-208-6893 There are many different types of rock that makeup the world around us. These different types of rock have different factors that come into play in their developmental processes. In this lab, we will be making our very own sedimentary rock formations and researching sediment deposition, lithification, and cementation. All classes are approximately 60 minutes in length and will begin at 2pm. Please call our Education Department at251.208.6818 for more information. www.exploreum.com.

(CT) March 3, 4, 5, 2017, Winter Wildlife Eagle Cruises, Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street, Essex, CT 06426, 860-767-8269, crm@ctrivermuseum.org.  CRM welcomes back RiverQuest for this year’s Winter Wildlife Cruises! Tours depart Fridays at 10:00AM and 12:30PM, and Saturdays and Sundays at 9:00AM, 11:30AM, and 2:00PM.  Naturalists are aboard to help spot and provide information on wildlife and hot coffee is offered in the boat’s heated cabin$40 per person. CRM members $36 per person.  Includes free admission to the Museum’s exhibits and galleries. Advance reservations strongly suggested. All departures subject to weather conditions. Safety policies prohibit anyone under the age of ten years old on board. http://www.ctrivermuseum.org/eagle-cruises/

(TN) March 4, 2017, Family Program: Songwriting 101: Alabama Style, 10:30am
Write a song as a group in this introductory workshop. Participants will analyze an Alabama song to learn about form, rhyme scheme, and imagery. Professional songwriter and musician Kristen Bearfield will lead this group songwriting session. Bearfield was inspired early by her great uncle, Clarence “Tater” Tate, who played bass and fiddle with Bill Monroe for many years. She studied bluegrass and country music studies at East Tennessee State University. This activity takes place in the Museum's Taylor Swift Education Center and is designed for guests ages 5 and up. Admission is included with Museum ticket* or Museum membership. Seating is limited. Participating children and up to two accompanying adults may take part in this family program and tour the Museum at a discounted rate! Inquire at the Box Office for more information.   CountryMusicHallofFame.org/Education. 

(PA) March 7, 8 & 9, 2017, 1984, 10:00 AM, Prime Stage Theatre, Location: New Hazlett Theater Center for Performing Arts, 6 Allegheny Center East, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, (412) 841-7353, studentmat@primestage.com.   George Orwell's timely novel comes to life as Winston, a young employee in the Ministry of Truth who corrects "errors,” faces the consequences of falling in love and creating his own truth in a dangerous society of surveillance, identity and control by "Big Brother."  Educational Field Trip matinees are a great way to introduce middle and high school students to the magic of live theatre. Matinees include curriculum guides and post-show discussions. Tickets are an affordable $10 per student. One complimentary chaperone ticket is included for each 20 paid student tickets. www.primestage.com.

(GA) March 8, 2017, HomeSchool Academy: Animal in Action: Flier, Grades K-2, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Zoo Atlanta, 800 Cherokee Ave. SE, Atlanta, GA 30315, (404) 624-WILD. From runners to swimmers, animals have many ways of moving. Join Zoo Atlanta for an afternoon of learning and discovery designed specifically for homeschool students! HomeSchool Academy is a unique program that allows students to explore animal and science concepts in a fun, interactive environment. Programs are grade-appropriate and include games, activities, Zoo tours and animal encounters. Cost: $16.95 (members); $20.95 (non-members). Advance registration and payment required. Walk-up registrations not accepted. Call 404.624.5822 with questions or email education@zooatlanta.org.  http://www.zooatlanta.org.

(GA) March 8, 2017, HomeSchool Academy: Where in the World is … Speedy Camel Sparrow, Grades 3-5, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Zoo Atlanta, 800 Cherokee Ave. SE, Atlanta, GA 30315, (404) 624-WILD. Get out your maps because it's time to be a globetrotter! We'll use clues to determine each month's mystery animal. Join Zoo Atlanta for an afternoon of learning and discovery designed specifically for homeschool students! HomeSchool Academy is a unique program that allows students to explore animal and science concepts in a fun, interactive environment. Programs are grade-appropriate and include games, activities, Zoo tours and animal encounters. Cost: $16.95 (members); $20.95 (non-members). Advance registration and payment required. Walk-up registrations not accepted. Call 404.624.5822 with questions or email education@zooatlanta.org.  http://www.zooatlanta.org.

(GA) March 8, 2017, HomeSchool Academy: Invertebrate Anatomy: Crustaceans, Grades 6-8, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Zoo Atlanta, 800 Cherokee Ave. SE, Atlanta, GA 30315, (404) 624-WILD. Dive into the diverse world of invertebrates. Each class will include a dissection. Join Zoo Atlanta for an afternoon of learning and discovery designed specifically for homeschool students! HomeSchool Academy is a unique program that allows students to explore animal and science concepts in a fun, interactive environment. Programs are grade-appropriate and include games, activities, Zoo tours and animal encounters. Cost: $16.95 (members); $20.95 (non-members). Advance registration and payment required. Walk-up registrations not accepted. Call 404.624.5822 with questions or email education@zooatlanta.org.  http://www.zooatlanta.org.

(GA) March 8, 2017, HomeSchool Academy: Vertebrate Anatomy: Respiratory System, Grades 9-12, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Zoo Atlanta, 800 Cherokee Ave. SE, Atlanta, GA 30315, (404) 624-WILD. Explore the different bones and organs that are characteristic of various vertebrates. Join Zoo Atlanta for an afternoon of learning and discovery designed specifically for homeschool students! HomeSchool Academy is a unique program that allows students to explore animal and science concepts in a fun, interactive environment. Programs are grade-appropriate and include games, activities, Zoo tours and animal encounters. Cost: $16.95 (members); $20.95 (non-members). Advance registration and payment required. Walk-up registrations not accepted. Call 404.624.5822 with questions or email education@zooatlanta.org.  http://www.zooatlanta.org.

(PA) March 9, 2017, Homeschool Classes: To Mix or Not to Mix: Solubility of Solution: Molarity, 9:30 – 11:00am or 1:00 – 2:30pm, Ages: 6-13 years old.  Lancaster Science Factory, 454 New Holland Ave, Lancaster, PA 17602, (717) 509-6363, info@TLSF.org.  Students will explore solubility of a variety of materials. The students will learn why some chemicals dissolve while other do not. Students will explore the impact of solubility as they increase the concentration of chemical in a solution. They will also alter the temperature of the solution to see what impact it might have.  Class dates and times are subject to change. Please call 717.509.6363 to confirm class schedules and with any questions you have about homeschool programming and to pre-register.

(PA) March 10, 2017, Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, 2 PM. Recommended for High School and College Students, but all ages welcomed.  NextMove Dance at the Prince Theatre, 1412 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102, 215-636-9000 ext.110, annemarie@danceaffiliates.org.  Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, offers fun-loving comedic ballet by men in tutus and pointe shoes. This all-male dance troupe is recognized worldwide for charming audiences with its hilarious interpretation of classical ballet. The audience will see repertory selections, including the company’s signature work Swan Lake, Act II. This timeless magical ballet is about Odette, a princess, turned into a swan by an evil sorcerer. It is set to music by Tchaikovsky and choreography after Lev Ivanov. The program will also include a smaller work and an extended Q&A with the company and guest specialists who will address gender fluidity issues in the 21st century. Tickets are $10. Reservations: Anne-Marie Mulgrew Education Director, 215-636-9000 ext. 110, annemarie@danceaffiliates.org. For full brochure Visit www.danceaffiliates.org.

(CT) March 10, 11, 12, 2017, Winter Wildlife Eagle Cruises, Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main Street, Essex, CT 06426, 860-767-8269, crm@ctrivermuseum.org.  CRM welcomes back RiverQuest for this year’s Winter Wildlife Cruises! Tours depart Fridays at 10:00AM and 12:30PM, and Saturdays and Sundays at 9:00AM, 11:30AM, and 2:00PM.  Naturalists are aboard to help spot and provide information on wildlife and hot coffee is offered in the boat’s heated cabin$40 per person. CRM members $36 per person.  Includes free admission to the Museum’s exhibits and galleries. Advance reservations strongly suggested. All departures subject to weather conditions. Safety policies prohibit anyone under the age of ten years old on board. http://www.ctrivermuseum.org/eagle-cruises/

(DE) March 11, 2017, Science Saturday: The Chain Gang, 1 to 4 p.m.  Hagley Museum and Library, GPS address is 200 Hagley Creek Road, Wilmington, DE 19807, 302-658-2400, AskHagley@hagley.org. "The Chain Gang" introduces the wide world of polymers at the final Science Saturday of winter. During this event, Hagley's Youth Leadership Program will demonstrate great activities on Hagley's mobile activity station, the SparkCart. Look for the blue and white umbrella and discover how innovators are inspired by two exciting new themes: the transmission of power and innovations in textiles. Activities are included in admission and free to members. This is a drop-in activity, feel free to join the fun at any time from 1 to 4 p.m. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware. www.hagley.org

(FL) March 14, 2017: Homeschool Classes for Ages 6-8: Take Flight, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.  Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, 3755 NW Hwy 17-92, Sanford, Florida 32771, 407-323-44550 ext. 123, education@centralfloridazoo.org. Experience the world from a bird’s-eye view. On the ground or in the air, birds have many amazing adaptations, including camouflage, speed, endurance, and more! Call 407.323.4450, ext. 123 or email education@centralfloridazoo.org for more information. Registration is required at least two weeks in advance. Annual Pass Holders: $15.00 Non-Pass Holders: $18.00. Fee includes Zoo admission for the student on day of registered program. www.centralfloridazoo.org.

(PA) March 16, 2017, Mission to Mars, 10 am -12 pm, Ages 9-12, Carnegie Science Center, One Allegheny Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, 412-237-3400. Discover what it will take to land on Mars and create a settlement. Find out how conditions on the red planet differ from those on Earth, and what astronauts can do to survive. Workshop cost: $15 Member / $18 Non-member. Register by Phone: 412.237.1637.  Visit CarnegieScienceCenter.org.

(PA) March 16, 2017, Sunny Science, 10 am - 12 pm, Ages 6-8, Carnegie Science Center, One Allegheny Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, 412-237-3400. Just how important is the sun to life on Earth? Learn about the science of the sun and identify all the ways it affects us. Experiment with light, make a sundial, and find out how to stay safe in the sun. Workshop cost: $15 Member / $18 Non-member. Register by Phone: 412.237.1637.  Visit CarnegieScienceCenter.org.

 

(TN) March 17, 2017, Homeschool Family Day: Animal Adaptations, 1-4pm. Chattanooga Zoo, 301 N. Holtzclaw Ave., Chattanooga, TN 37404, 423.697.1322 or 423.697.1319, The Chattanooga Zoo's home school program offers Life Science opportunities to home school students and their families one day per semester. Our curriculum is based on and centered on national and state standards. All programs provide students with the opportunity to explore animal and biological topics, meet live animals and participate in fun educational activities. Schedule: 1pm-Welcome in the Education Center (all ages); 1:30pm-Pre-K-5th Grade formal program in Education Center; 2:30pm 6th-12th Grade formal program in Education Center; 3:30pm-Animal meet & great in Education Center (all ages); 1-4pm Snack and Craft stations open. For more information, please email the Education Department of call 423-697-1322 ext.: 5782.

(AL) March 17, 2017, Homeschool Program: Geology II, 2:00 PM, PreK4-1st Grade, Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center, 65 Government Street, Mobile, Alabama 36633, 251-208-6893 Learn about the different layers that make up the earth. Projects will teach students about the Earth’s inner and outer cores, Mantle, and Crust. The class will also make their very own volcanos. All classes are approximately 60 minutes in length and will begin at 2pm. Please call our Education Department at251.208.6818 for more information. www.exploreum.com.

(AL) March 17, 2017, Homeschool Program: Geology II, 2:00 PM, 2nd-4th Grade, Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center, 65 Government Street, Mobile, Alabama 36633, 251-208-6893 Tectonic Plates, Fossils, and Erosion! Students will learn about “land in motion” and major and minor plates around the world. They will explore how water and humans cause erosion and how fossils are formed. Students will also uncover different types of fossils and even make their very own fossil. All classes are approximately 60 minutes in length and will begin at 2pm. Please call our Education Department at251.208.6818 for more information. www.exploreum.com.

(AL) March 17, 2017, Homeschool Program: Geology II, 2:00 PM, 5th– 7th Grade, Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center, 65 Government Street, Mobile, Alabama 36633, 251-208-6893 Discover just how canyons form! Learn about the wonders of weathering and erosion on geological features during this week’s lesson. Students will build up their own structures just to see how chemical and mechanical weathering can change them! All classes are approximately 60 minutes in length and will begin at 2pm. Please call our Education Department at251.208.6818 for more information. www.exploreum.com.

(AL) March 17, 2017, Homeschool Program: Geology II, 2:00 PM, 8th-12th Grade, Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center, 65 Government Street, Mobile, Alabama 36633, 251-208-6893 In this class, we will be researching the seismic activities of earthquakes, and how scientists scale them. We will take a closer look at the Gutenberg-Richter scale, all while studying much of the seismic terminology, such as: Active Fault, Blind Fault, and Epicenter. After researching how earthquakes work, we will try to build our very own earthquake proof structures. All classes are approximately 60 minutes in length and will begin at 2pm. Please call our Education Department at251.208.6818 for more information. www.exploreum.com.

(TN) March 17, 2017, Homeschool Family Day: Animal Adaptations, 1-4pm, all ages. CHATTANOOGA ZOO, 301 N. Holtzclaw Avenue, Chattanooga, TN 37404, 423-697-1322 ext: 5782education@chatzoo.org. 1-4pm Snack and Craft stations open: 1pm-Welcome in the Education Center (all ages); 1:30pm-Pre-K-5th Grade formal program in Education Center; 2:30pm-6th-12th Grade formal program in Education Center; 3:30pm-Animal meet & great in Education Center (all ages).  Price: Adults $20, Kids (ages 2-12) $15, children 2 and under are free. Pricing includes Zoo admission, formal educational program, crafts and other activities, animal meet and greets, snack with drink, and a carousel ride. For more information, please email the Education Department of call 423-697-1322 ext. 5782.  http://www.chattzoo.org/education/home-school.

(PA) March 18, 2017, Family Concert Series: A Year with Frog and Toad, 2:00 pm.  Allentown Symphony Orchestra, Miller Symphony Hall, 23 N. 6th Street. Allentown, PA 18101. Tickets: 610.432.6715. Office: 610.432.7961. info@allentownsymphony.org. Based on the beloved children's books by Arnold Lobel. A hit on Broadway, A Year with Frog and Toad was nominated for 3 TONY Awards. Based on Arnold Lobel's beloved children’s books, it features a jazzy, upbeat score by Robert and Willie Reale, that bubbles with melody and wit, and makes the show an inventive, exuberant, and enchanting experience for the whole family! This whimsical musical follows two great friends -- the cheerful, popular Frog and the curmudgeonly Toad -- through four, fun-filled seasons, meeting new friends like Man Bird and Lady Bird; Father, Mother and Young Frog; Turtle; Squirrel and many more along the way. Waking from hibernation in the Spring, Frog and Toad plant gardens, swim, rake leaves, go sledding, and learn life lessons along the way. The two best friends celebrate and rejoice in their differences that make them unique and special. Part vaudeville, part make believe, all charm, A Year with Frog and Toad tells the story of a friendship that endures, weathering all seasons. Contact Stephanie Kocher, Education Director at skocher@allentownsymphony.org or 610-432-7961 x206. http://www.millersymphonyhall.org/.

(PA) March 20, 2017, Homeschool Program: Wild About Learning, 10 am-12 noon or 1-3 pm. Wildlands Conservancy, 3701 Orchid Place, Emmaus, PA 18049, 610-965-4397. There are many great stories with the natural world as their backdrop. This month we will explore literacy and nature. The story will determine our adventure. Our day will include animals, outdoor exploration and signs that the vernal equinox has happened today. Fee: Child, $9, Adult, $6. Please contact Denise Bauer at 610-965-4397, ext. 131 or dbauer@wildlandspa.org for more information. www.wildlandspa.org.

(NH) March 25, 2017, Maple Sugaring Day Open House, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Remick Country Doctor Museum & Farm, 58 Cleveland Hill Road, Tamworth Village, NH 03886, (603) 323-7591, info@remickmuseum.org.  Learn about historic and modern methods of sugaring. See a demonstration of early Abenaki boiling practices, a canvas sugar shack exhibit and 3-pot boiling method demonstration, and Doc Remick’s handmade, backyard boiler. Step into our Sugar House and see a modern evaporator demonstration. Sample our farm-produced syrup—syrup for sale while supplies last. Take home delicious Farmhouse Kitchen maple treats—for sale while supplies last. Meet any newborn animals, our pastured animals and enjoy the farm grounds. While our grounds will be open, the Museum Center building and barn will not be open for this event.A FREE EVENT. remickmuseum.org.

(MD) March 25 – April 30, 2017, Fun Company: THE COMMEDIA RAPUNZEL, Saturday & Sunday @ 1:30pm. Maryland Ensemble Theatre, 31 West Patrick Street, Frederick, MD • 301-694-4744. contact@marylandensemble.org. Columbine, Rosetta, Punchin, and Arlequin all let down their hair to tackle the tangled tale of Rapunzel.  When Gottel the Witch (played by Rosetta, naturally) discovers the thief in her garden, she tricks him into exchanging his first-born daughter for the salad he took. Full of lots of lazzi and witty fun, this commedia tale is a pure delight! Tickets $14 – Price includes all fees. http://marylandensemble.org.

(FL) March 28, 2017: Homeschool Classes for Ages 9-12: Birds of Prey, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.  Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens, 3755 NW Hwy 17-92, Sanford, Florida 32771, 407-323-44550 ext. 123, education@centralfloridazoo.org.  Animals beware! Raptors are on the loose! These predatory birds use keen senses and special adaptations to track and catch their prey.  Call 407.323.4450, ext. 123 or Email education@centralfloridazoo.org for more information. Registration is required at least two weeks in advance. Annual Pass Holders: $15.00 Non-Pass Holders: $18.00. Fee includes Zoo admission for the student on day of registered program. www.centralfloridazoo.org.

(GA) March 28-31, 2017, Jack and the Beanstalk, 9:30 AM, 10:45 AM & 12:15 PM. Storyland Theatre, Grover Maxwell Performing Arts Theatre, Augusta University, 2500 Walton Way, Augusta GA 30904, 706-736-3455, storylandtheatre@gmail.com. Reservations for school performances are required. Teachers and class chaperones are admitted free. Special rates for Home School Groups.  Ask about our scholarships for socio-economically disadvantaged schools. Ticket price: $5 per student. Weekday School Shows are for children Pre-K through Seventh Grade. School shows are restricted to children, teachers and chaperones. www.storylandtheatre.org.

(AL) March 31, 2017, Homeschool Program: Oceanography I, 2:00 PM, PreK4-1st Grade, Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center, 65 Government Street, Mobile, Alabama 36633, 251-208-6893 Learn about the oceans of the world and what makes them so special. Students will explore the different Biomes of the ocean through various classroom activities. All classes are approximately 60 minutes in length and will begin at 2pm. Please call our Education Department at251.208.6818 for more information. www.exploreum.com.

(AL) March 31, 2017, Homeschool Program: Oceanography I, 2:00 PM, 2nd-4th Grade, Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center, 65 Government Street, Mobile, Alabama 36633, 251-208-6893. Marine and Coral Reef Biomes! Students will learn about the different types of marine biomes and the plants and animals that occupy them. They will discover coral reef biomes and their locations. Students will also explore what they eat and what plants and animals live there. They will leave with crafted 2-D biomes! All classes are approximately 60 minutes in length and will begin at 2pm. Please call our Education Department at251.208.6818 for more information. www.exploreum.com.

(AL) March 31, 2017, Homeschool Program: Oceanography I, 2:00 PM, 5th– 7th Grade, Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center, 65 Government Street, Mobile, Alabama 36633, 251-208-6893. Come and explore the darkest parts of the ocean! During this session, students will learn about the different ocean zones and what kinds of organisms live there by making density columns! All classes are approximately 60 minutes in length and will begin at 2pm. Please call our Education Department at251.208.6818 for more information. www.exploreum.com.

(AL) March 31, 2017, Homeschool Program: Oceanography I, 2:00 PM, 8th-12th Grade, Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center, 65 Government Street, Mobile, Alabama 36633, 251-208-6893. When you think of the ocean, you probably think of a large body of water. Your mind may wonder to the many different types of fish and marine wildlife. However, the ocean floor is probably not something that comes to mind. You also may not know that the different types of layers in the ocean help determine what wildlife lives there. In this class, we will tie in what we have been learning about Geology, and apply it to the many different layers that make up the ocean’s floor. All classes are approximately 60 minutes in length and will begin at 2pm. Please call our Education Department at251.208.6818 for more information. www.exploreum.com.