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Science on a Sphere Presentation (Rockport)

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From Friday, April 21, 2017
To Friday, March 09, 2018

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Come visit the engaging exhibits that explore the ecological and economic value of local bays and estuaries. The Bay Education Center exhibit hall is FREE and open to the public, Tuesdays through Saturdays, from 1 until 4 p.m.

Visitors are invited to experience Science on a Sphere® to learn more about Earth’s oceans, land, atmosphere, and planetary neighbors. Science on a Sphere® is a spherical display system created by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that helps visitors see how global patterns, such as ocean circulation, weather, planetary movements, and climate affect our world. Science on a Sphere® presentations are offered FREE to the public at 2 p.m.

 

 

Science on a Sphere presentation topic is subject to change. 

February 2017 Science on a Sphere Schedule
(Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 2 p.m.)
Date Presentation Title 
1   Deep sea vents
2   Rising sea & coastal wildlife
3   Mission-Aransas Estuary & fresh water
4   A tale of 3 planets
7   Mission-Aransas Estuary & fresh water
8   Hurricanes, cyclones & typhoons
9   El Nino and La Nina season
10  It’s getting hot
11  Earthquakes & tsunamis
14  Ocean gyre & marine debris
15  Deep sea vents
16  Rising sea & coastal wildlife
17  Mission-Aransas Estuary & fresh water
18  A tale of 3 planets
21  Mission-Aransas Estuary & fresh water
22  Hurricanes, cyclones & typhoons
23  El Nino and La Nina season 
24  It’s getting hot
25  Earthquakes & tsunamis
28  Ocean gyres & marine debris

February 2017 Bay Talks Schedule
(Fridays at 12 p.m.)
Date Presentation Title
3   “Coastal Bend Bays & Estuaries Program: Protecting and Restoring the Bays & Estuaries of the Texas Coastal Bend” by Rae Mooney
10   “The Seagrass Blues: An Ode to Carbon” by Victoria Congdon
17   “Does Organic Matter Have Anything to do with the Health of Coastal Ecosystems? ” by Zhanfei Liu
24   “Rockport and the Aransas County Coastal Resiliency Effort” by Patrick Rios and Amanda Torres

March 2017 Science on a Sphere Schedule
(Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 2 p.m.)
Date Presentation Title 
1   Urban Ocean
2   Mission-Aransas Estuary & fresh water
3   Hurricanes, cyclones & typhoons
4   Saving the orphan orca
7   Earthquakes & tsunamis
8   Rivers & lakes
9   Tour of the solar system
10  Mission-Aransas Estuary & fresh water
11  Ocean gyre & marine debris
14  Return to the Moon
15  Urban Ocean
16  Mission-Aransas Estuary & fresh water
17  Hurricanes, cyclones & typhoons
18  Saving the orphan orca
21  Earthquakes & tsunamis
22  Rivers & lakes
23  Tour of the solar system
24  Mission-Aransas Estuary & fresh water
25  Ocean gyre & marine debris
28  Return to the Moon
29  Urban Ocean
30  Mission-Aransas Estuary & fresh water
31  Hurricanes, cyclones & typhoons

March 2017 Bay Talks Schedule
(Fridays at 12 p.m.)
Date Presentation Title
3    “Wetlands: Hidden Gems in Our Own Backyard” by Dana Sjostrom and Jacqueline Rose
10   “Hurricane Impact: A Close Examination of Hurricane Structure, Potential Hazards and How We Forecast These Storms” by John Metz

April 2017 Science on a SphereSchedule
(Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 2 p.m.)
Date Presentation Title 
1   Rivers & lakes
4   Mission-Aransas Estuary & fresh water
5   Earthquakes & tsunamis
6   Rising sea and coastal wildlife
7   El Nino and La Nina season
8   Renewable energy
11  Coral reefs in hot water
12  Frozen
13  Hurricanes, cyclones & typhoons
14  A tale of 3 planets
18  Mission-Aransas Estuary & fresh water
19  Earthquakes & tsunamis
20  Rising sea and coastal wildlife
21  El Nino and La Nina season
22  Renewable energy
25  Coral reefs in hot water
26  Frozen
27  Hurricanes, cyclones & typhoons
28  A tale of 3 planets
29  Rivers & lakes

 

The Bay Education Center is located at 121 Seabreeze Drive, Rockport, Texas 78382.

For an updated schedule of events visit the Bay Education Center on Facebook

 

Location: : Bay Education Center (121 Seabreeze Dr., Rockport Texas)
Contact : 361-749-3161
Visit us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/BayEducationCenter)

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