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Discover Ocean Science in Woods Hole during School Vacation Week

April 15 - April 19

The WHOI Ocean Science Discovery Center opens for the season on Monday, April 15, 2019 (open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.)

Stop by to learn about science and engineering at WHOI through videos and interactive exhibits. Drop by for these special school vacation activities listed below.

 

Monday, April 15


1–3 p.m - Meet a scientist/engineer
WHOI Ocean Science Discovery Center*
 

Tuesday, April 16


10 a.m. - Animated film "Surprise Island"
WHOI Redfield Auditorium**
Jessie, Henry, Violet, and Benny are given the irreplaceable experience of spending a summer of wonder and adventure on Surprise Island.
The event is free but reservations are required.

RESERVE YOUR SEAT


1–3 p.m - Splash Lab
WHOI Ocean Science Discovery Center*
 

Wednesday, April 17


10–10:30 a.m - Learn about "marine debris," how it can impact ocean life, and how we can contribute to solutions
WHOI Ocean Science Discovery Center*

1–3 p.m - Meet a scientist/engineer
WHOI Ocean Science Discovery Center*
 

Thursday, April 18


11 a.m - "Story time" with oceanographer Hovey Clifford reading "Flying Deep"
Following the book reading, meet the Author of “Flying Deep,” Michelle Cusolito. Michelle will be available to sign books.
WHOI Ocean Science Discovery Center*


11:30 a.m. - Art activity to follow book reading
WHOI Ocean Science Discovery Center*
 

Friday, April 19


12 p.m - Documentary film "Spirit of Discovery"
WHOI Redfield Auditorium**
This film is being show in honor of the late Oceanographer Walter Munk. Walter’s previous discoveries landed the D-Day troops at Normandy, decoded the dark side of the moon, revealed that ocean temperatures are rising, created surfcasting, and set off the first sound that was literally “heard round the world.” Now, the most important living Oceanographer finds himself venturing into the unfamiliar waters of marine biology.
The event is free but reservations are required.

RESERVE YOUR SEAT


*WHOI Ocean Science Discovery Center located at
15 School Street, Woods Hole, MA.

**WHOI Redfield Auditorium located at
45 Water Street, Woods Hole, MA.

Films sponsored in part by the Woods Hole Film Festival.

For more information, contact WHOI Visitor Center 508-289-2252.

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Start:
April 15
End:
April 19