Ocean Discovery Day - Student Day Program

Happening All Day!

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3-D Sandbox - Use a 3D sandbox to learn about seafloor mapping and underwater topography
Aquaculture - Learn how UNH marine biologists have developed new methods of aquaculture locally and worldwide.
Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV's)
Blue Ocean Society - Impacts of marine debris upon marine mammals in the Gulf of Maine.
Coastal Bathymetry Survey System - Hop aboard UNH's C-Bass a modify Jet Ski used by researchers to measure the coastal floor.
Corals - Learn how coral reefs protect our oceans.
Deep Ocean Exploration - Operate an underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV).
Does it float? Learn the basics of buoyancy with some simple hands-on experiments.
Dune Restoration
Exploring Waves - This ocean exhibit explores the physics of water - what they are, how they form, and how they affect our shorelines. Explore this testing your own LEGO Models.
Explore the Great Bay's amazing habitats - Touch and see live horsecrabs and learn about their history, habits and use in research.
Fish Printing - Make prints with fish and paint using Gyotaku, a Japanese art of fish painting
Flinking - Use a mini-sub to test buoyancy.
Horse Shoe Crabs - Touch live horseshoe crabs and learn about their impact in the Great Bay.
Hydrokinetic Cross-Flow Turbines
Knot Tying - Learn the basics of knot tying
Lobsters! Measure and band live lobsters!
Map the Ocean Floor - Learn hands on how to map the ocean floor!
Marine Mammals Program - How do whales stay warm in cold water? What do they eat? Learn about whales and other marine mammals in this hands-on program.
Marine Touch Tank - Touch, see, and learn about marine life in our rocky shores and intertidal zones
Ocean Visualization - Learn how researchers see patterns in the ocean.
Oils Spills - Two seperate exhibits this year. One focusing on how oil moves in water and the other on post oil spill clean up. Visit them both!
Plate Tectonics - Here is a chance to learn what plate tectonics means for our oceans and shores in a hands-on demonstration.
Seacoast Science Center
Sea Monsters and Whales Tale -  Ever wonder what a whale sounds like underwater? Come test your underwater listening skills.
Seaweeds
Squid - Dissect a Squid
Water Characteristics - Learn the basics of water quality analysis by using simple instruments and doing it yourself. Find out how science impacts our day-to-day lives.
Zego - UNH's newest boat used to map the seafloor in shallow water environments.
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Scheduled Programs

Time Presentation/Demo/Tour Location
Throughout the day Dive Tank Demonstrations High Bay
Throughout the day Wave Tank Demonstrations High Bay
9:15 a.m. Renewable Energy from Ocean Waves, Tides and Offshore Wind, presented by Associate Professor Martin Wosnik Chase 105
9:15 a.m. Secret Lives of Horseshoe Crabs, presented by Professor Win Watson Chase 130
9:50 a.m. Renewable Energy from Ocean Waves, Tides and Offshore Wind, presented by Associate Professor Martin Wosnik Chase 105
9:50 a.m. Secret Lives of Lobsters, presented by Professor Win Watson Chase 130
10:30 a.m. Oil Flume Demonstration Gregg Hall
10:30 a.m. Underwater Robotics, ROVs and AUVs, presented by Associate Professor May-Win Thein Chase 105
10:30 a.m. Oysters in the Great Bay, presented by Research Professor Ray Grizzle Chase 130
11:05 a.m. Underwater Robotics, ROVs and AUVs, presented by Associate Professor May-Win Thein Chase 105
11:05 a.m. Oysters in the Great Bay, presented by Research Professor Ray Grizzle Chase 130
11:30 a.m. Oil Flume Demonstration Gregg Hall
11:45 a.m. Let's Tern to the Seabirds!, presented by Jennifer Seavey, Executive Director of Shoals Marine Laboratory Chase 105
11:45 a.m. Invasive Species, presented by Research Assistant Professor Jennifer Dijkstra Chase 130
12:20 p.m. Let's Tern to the Seabirds!, presented by Jennifer Seavey, Executive Director of Shoals Marine Laboratory Chase 105
12:20 p.m. Invasive Species, presented by Research Assistant Professor Jennifer Dijkstra Chase 130
12:30 p.m. Oil Flume Demonstration Gregg Hall
See CEPS table for times Tours of Kingsbury Hall CEPS Table, Zone B

 *Due to limited room capacity, those wishing to participate in the presentations should plan to line up early outside the seminar rooms.

Though all are welcomed to attend all presentations, presentations will be targeted to students in grades 6 - 12.

Program subject to change.