Science Workshops for Kids

Hands on Science – Safe and Socially Distant

Calling all kids: Join us for outdoor hands-on science workshops on Pier 39! Come collect Plankton Samples from the Bay, observe wild Sea Lions, meet one of our animal ambassadors up close, and learn about the San Francisco Bay. This workshop will be led by our experienced science educators and include a small, safe, socially distanced group of other kids. Get your mask on and your science on!


  • When: 10am-12pm every other Saturday, beginning 10/17/20
  • Who: Kids in 2nd-6th grade (Ages 7 to 11, 6 and under are welcome to join if accompanied by a parent)
  • How many: 10-12 kids
  • Staff: 2 science educators
  • Children: $75 per student (Includes Full Aquarium Experience)
  • Adults: $25 (Includes Full Aquarium Experience)

Special features

  • Animal Encounter with a reptile
  • Community Science project with the Sea Lions
  • Plankton Tow and analysis using Microscopes

Sea Shells