Schedule

 April Vacation 

We will be open every day during the week of April Vacation, April 21-27th.  Will be adding quite a few activities to our schedule this Vacation.  On top of the schedule below there will be a daily 10:45am Squid Dissection, an 11:15am Coral Farming Demonstration, and a 2:45pm Octopus Demonstration.  On Monday April 21st we will have a SCUBA Diving demonstration at 1:30pm.  Tuesday April 22nd is Earth Day and we will have an gardening activity available in our Explorer Zone!

 

Special Activities **

What to do

10:15

Octopus Demonstration

Explorer Zone Activities: See Weekly Theme Below

11:00

Shark and Ray Feeding Time

Discovery Bay Activity Center: Great for Ages Infant to 5 years

11:30

Living Exhibits Feeding Time

Living Exhibits Including 3 Touch Tanks

1:00

Coral Farming Demonstration

Ray and Shark Touch Tank

2:00

Shark and Ray Feeding Time

Rocky Shore Touch Tank

2:15

Dissection and Exploration

Scallop Touch Tank

2:30

Living Exhibits Feeding Time

Bonus Activities: Information at the Gift Shop

$5 Plant Your Own Coral: 1 pm

$5 Feed the Sharks & Rays: 11 am and 2 pm

$3 Feed the Fish: 11:30 am and 2:30 pm

Science on a Sphere® Movies and Presentations Throughout the Day: See Below for Show Times

Science on a Sphere ® is generously provided by a partnership with the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

  

Explorer Zone Theme: Plankton! 

Monday, April 21st

10:30

Climate Change

11:15

Movie: Tour of the Solar System

11:45

Smoke and Fire Underwater

12:15

Sphere Splash

12:45

Movie: Saving Springer

1:15

Sphere Splash

1:45

Animal Migration

2:15

Movie: Currents and Climates

2:45

Sphere Splash

3:30

Current Weather and Climate

 

Tuesday, April 22nd

10:30

Plate Tectonics

11:15

Movie: Saving Springer

11:45

Weather Tracking

12:15

Sphere Splash

12:45

Movie: Frozen, Our Cryosphere

1:15

Sphere Splash

1:45

Moving Earth

2:15

Movie: Tour of the Solar System

2:45

Sphere Splash

3:30

Current Weather and Climate

Wednesday April 23rd

11:45

Smoke and Fire Underwater

12:15

Sphere Splash

12:30

Movie: Tour of the Solar System

1:00

Sphere Splash

1:45

Life without Sunlight

2:15

Movie: Rising Seas

2:45

Sphere Splash

3:30

Current Weather and Climate

Thursday, April 24th

10:30

Lifestyles of a Squid

11:15

Movie: Tour of the Solar System

11:45

Moving Earth

12:15

Sphere Splash

12:45

Movie: Effect of Weather on Fish

1:15

Sphere Splash

1:45

Coral Reefs at Risk

2:15

Movie: Orphan Orca

2:45

Sphere Splash

3:30

Current Weather and Climate

Friday, April 25th

10:30

Animal Migration

11:15

Movie: Loop – Earth’s Rotation

11:45

Moving Earth

12:15

Sphere Splash

12:30

Movie: Tour of the Solar System

1:15

Sphere Splash

1:45

Climate Change

2:15

Movie: Our Recovering Ozone

2:45

Sphere Splash

3:30

Current Weather and Climate

Saturday, April 26th

10:30

Solar System and Exoplanets

11:15

Movie: Currents and Climate

11:45

Tectonic Plates

12:15

Sphere Splash

12:45

Movie: Tour of the Solar System

1:15

Sphere Splash

1:45

Animal Migration

2:15

Movie: Orphan Orca

2:45

Sphere Splash

3:30

Life without Sunlight

Sunday, April 27th

10:30

Smoke and Fire Underwater

11:15

Movie: Tour of the Solar System

11:45

Climate Change

12:15

Sphere Splash

12:30

Movie: Fracking- What is it?

1:15

Sphere Splash

1:45

Moving Earth

2:15

Movie: Frozen, Our Cryosphere

2:45

Sphere Splash

3:30

Life without Sunlight

Explorer Zone Theme: Solar System!

Thursday, May 1st

10:30

Climate Change

11:00

Sphere Splash

12:00

Movie: Orphan Orca

12:30

Current Weather and Climate

1:30

Plate Tectonics

2:15

Movie: Tour of the Solar System

3:00

Sphere Splash

Friday, May 2nd

11:15

Animal Migration

12:00

Movie: Blue Planet

12:30

Current Weather and Climate

1:30

Moving Earth

2:15

Movie: Tour of the Solar System

3:00

Smoke and Fire Underwater

Saturday, May 3rd

10:30

Plate Tectonics

11:15

Life without Sunlight

12:00

Movie: Cooking up a Storm

12:30

Sphere Splash

1:30

Animal Migration

2:15

Movie: Frozen – Our Arctic

3:00

Current Weather and Climate

Sunday, May 4th

10:30

Life without Sunlight

11:15

Weather Tracking

12:00

Movie: Tour of the Solar System

12:30

Sphere Splash

1:30

Moving Earth

2:15

Movie: Space Geodesy

3:00

Current Weather and Climate

 

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday:  Closed to the Public (except certain vacation days and holidays), open for school and group field trips.

Please contact the Education Coordinator (Sarah Bean at sbean@oceanexplorium.org) for group visit and field trip booking information.

* When the Sphere is being used for School Field Trips, or is reserved, it is not available for public viewing.

We thank you for your understanding. Sphere schedules are subject to change without notice.

** Please see the gift shop for details.
When urgent animal husbandry matters arise, feeding times may vary slightly.
We thank you for your understanding.