Roundhouse Aquarium Earth Day 2021 Virtual Events!
Celebrate Earth Day all month long at the Roundhouse Aquarium!
April 22, 2021 marks the 51st anniversary of Earth Day, and the Roundhouse Aquarium, managed by the Oceanographic Teaching Stations, is set to honor this milestone virtually with programs throughout the month of April. Sponsored by Chevron Corporation, The Port of Long Beach and Dive N’ Surf, the virtual celebration explores the magic of the ocean, its connection to humans and what people can do to protect it.
Celebrating Whales and Dolphins: Fantastic Flukes and Fins will take place on Saturday, April 17, 2021, from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. This free Virtual Event will help you meet the largest animals ever to live on earth! You will meet many animals that swim in the sea, but breathe air like you and me. You will also be able to learn how to draw one of these amazing animals – so get paper and pencil ready.
The Ocean In Your Bathtub is a Virtual Reading Event that will take place on Thursday, April 22, 2021, from 5:00 to 5:45 p.m. This free Virtual Event will have award winning children’s book author Seth Fishman and the Roundhouse Aquarium partner together to bring ocean science programming for an Earth Day virtual reading program. Those in attendance will view a fun and engaging video reading of “The Ocean In Your Bathtub,” and have a chance to meet Seth Fishman and the Roundhouse Aquarium Scientist, Marissa Wu, who will answer your questions live.
Amazing Tide pools will take place on Saturday, April 24, 2021, from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. This is a free Virtual Event and will let you join them at some local tide pools and explore what is hiding in the rocks. You can discover what amazing superpowers tide pool animals have to help them survive and live the tide pool life.
For more information and to register for these fun virtual events go to: https://roundhouseseaaquarium.org/earthmonth.
Photos courtesy of the Roundhouse Aquarium Earth Day Celebrations