School Vacation Week Activities in Woods Hole

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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) and the Woods Hole Film Festival present “Discover Ocean Science in Woods Hole,” free films and activities during April school vacation week, Monday, April 16, through Friday, April 20, 2018.  The events include family-friendly film screenings in Redfield Auditorium, 45 Water Street, Woods Hole, and hands-on activities in WHOI’s Ocean Science Discovery Center, 15 School Street, Woods Hole.

Monday, April 16

  • 10 a.m. — the documentary film “March of the Penguins” (86 min) in Redfield Auditorium. In the Antarctic, every March since the beginning of time, the quest begins to find the perfect mate and start a family. Immediately following, meet WHOI Penguin Scientist Daniel Zitterbart. To reserve free seats for this film screening, please visit https://marchpenguins.eventbrite.com
  • 1-3 p.m. — “Splash Lab” hands-on activities at WHOI’s Ocean Science Discovery Center

Tuesday, April 17

  • 1-3 p.m. — “Splash Lab” hands-on activities at WHOI’s Ocean Science Discovery Center

Wednesday, April 18

  • 10-10:30 a.m. — – Learn about “marine debris,” how it can impact ocean life, and how we can contribute to solutions, Grace Simpkins, Woods Hole Sea Grant. At the Ocean Science Discovery Center
  • 1-3 p.m. Meet a Scientist/Engineer at the WHOI Ocean Science Discovery Center

Thursday, April 19

  • 11 a.m. — “Story Time” with Hovey Clifford reading “Sea Turtles” at WHOI’s Ocean Science Discovery Center
  • 1-3 p.m. Meet a Scientist/Engineer at WHOI’s Ocean Science Discovery Center

Friday, April 20

  • 10 a.m. — the documentary film “Saving Sea Turtles” (80 min) in Redfield Auditorium. A true story about people coming together to save the sea turtles we love. Immediately following, meet WHOI Sea Turtle Scientist Kara Dodge. To reserve free seats for this film screening, please visit https://seaturtlessaving.eventbrite.com.

For more information, contact information@whoi.edu.

 

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