Rutgers Institute of Marine and Coastal Sciences [Dept. of Animal Sciences]

Family Fun

A collection of programs designed for all ages to enjoy the wonders of the natural world.  Perfect for the whole family!

Family Fun programs are free but registration is required.

 

Build an Underwater Robot: A
May 9, 2014
6:30– 8:00 PM

A variety of underwater robots are used to explore, our underwater world. You'll discover the difference between an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) and a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) and how they are used. Then you'll test your skills as you build an ROV to run in our pool.
Age limit: 7 and up.

Hunters of the Sky
June 19, 2014
6:30– 7:30 PM

Join us for a fantastic evening of live hawks and owls brought to us by the Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge. Discover the amazing adaptations of these sky hunters and the role you can play in their protection.

Everything Eventually Ends Up in the Water
July 11, 2014
10:00 -11:00 am

Join the US Coast Guard Auxiliary and Safety Staff Officers for this exciting program that looks at the impact of pollution on our ecosystems and marine life. You'll discover what you can do to help make a difference. Grab the family and come out for this great program with lots of goodies!

Build an Underwater Robot B
July 17, 2014
10:00-11:30 PM

A variety of underwater robots are used to explore, our underwater world. You'll discover the difference between an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) and a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) and how they are used. Then you'll test your skills as you build an ROV to run in our pool.
Age limit: 7 and up.


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