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
October 7, 2015
6:30 –8:00 pm

A variety of underwater robots are used to explore our underwater world. You'll dis-cover how Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) are used and what they are used for and then you will build an ROV to run in our pool.
Age limit: 7 and up. Space is limited.

Build an Underwater Robot B
October 16, 2015
6:30 –8:00 pm

A variety of underwater robots are used to explore our underwater world. You'll discover how Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) are used and what they are used for and then you will build an ROV to run in our pool.
Age limit: 7 and up. Space is limited.

Seals: New Jersey's Winter Visitors
February 19, 2016
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

You might not be interested in visiting New Jersey's beaches during the winter, but a variety of seals are
undaunted by the cold weather. Discover which seals come to Jersey, why they are here, where they come from and how they are adapted to life in the cold. Join us for this interactive presentation with hands-on activities.

Penguin Palooza
April 2, 2016
10:00– 10:30 AM

Waddle into the world of penguin biology, geography, care, feeding, and conservation as you visit with a penguin from Jenkinson's Aquarium.
Space is limited!


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