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McNew's Marine Biology Class

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Thursday, May 27, 2010

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Last year, five to eight year olds descended upon the Magill Hall of Southeast University to participate in a Horizons Summer Youth Enrichment Program. Marine Biology: waves, whales, and wonder. The kids learned all about the ocean and the organisms found there. They even got hands on fun with a touch tank! The class will be taught again this June.


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I have a grandson who is aspiring to become a Marine Biologist, when and where are these classes being offered? Is there a class for older kids that would be interested?

-- Posted by Sunflower Girl on Fri, May 28, 2010, at 11:58 AM

I would love to have him in our class! It will be held June 14-18. You can visit http://www.semo.edu/continuinged/horizon... for more information on the class. This is the only Marine Biology class offered and I gear it to the younger kids about 5-8 but had a 9 year old last year. We do lots of activities, very short lessons, craft projects, and the touch tanks. The kids loved the opportunity to actually touch and hold the live animals. They also loved digging for shells and trying to figure what type of animal lived in it! If you want more information about the marine biology, feel free to email me at smcnew@semo.edu.

There are a variety of classes offered for kids 9-14, you can check them out following that link I gave you.

-- Posted by BioGirlMc on Fri, May 28, 2010, at 9:55 PM


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