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World Oceans Day

World Oceans Day

Saturday, June 4, 2016 from 10am - 2pm

Join us as we celebrate our planet’s oceans in honor of World Oceans Day. Learn how you can help conserve our oceans through exciting hands-on activities, crafts and more.

Scheduled Activities*

Georgia Bubbleman
Join us outside on the Terrace for ocean-sized bubbles with the Georgia Bubbleman.

Fish Sun Catcher Craft
Create a sun catcher that will dazzle your home like the colorful fish in the sea.

Shark Fin Ring Toss
10am – 2pm, Great Hall
Try your hand at this shark-themed ring toss game. Be sure not to get too close!

Marine Obstacle Course
Navigate through this oceanic obstacle course to learn about the dangers that debris poses to marine life.
Sponsored by Surfrider Foundation, Georgia Chapter

Bring Your Own Bag Pledge
Get crafty and make a difference conserving our oceans by taking this reusable bag mini-pledge.
Sponsored by Surfrider Foundation, Georgia Chapter

Georgia Coast & Sustainable Seafood
Explore the Georgia coastline and learn about sustainable seafood with an Emory Oceanography student.
Sponsored by Emory Department of Environmental Sciences

Ocean Promise & Coloring Station
Make a promise to do something in your daily life to conserve our oceans.

Animal Adaptations: Why they Glow
Match bioluminescent marine animals to their corresponding adaptations in this fun and educational game in celebration of the new exhibition Creatures of Light.

Marine Biofacts
10am – 2pm, Great Hall
See, touch and learn about marine biofacts including a shark jaw, sponges, sea shells and more.

Shells Discovery Cart
Discover sea shells with F.U.N. youth volunteers.  

Cost: All World Oceans Day activities are included with are included with Museum admission. Members always free.

*Activities are subject to change without notice.

Related Links:

Fernbank Shell Search