Teen Science Cafe
Join us on April 26
Dive into the depths of marine science with us at our shell-shocking Teen Science Cafe, where we're thrilled to welcome marine scientist Jennifer Burney! Join us for an unforgettable evening delving into the captivating realm of her work on the Pycnopodia, the sunflower sea star. Our free event will have light bites and snacks, and engaging activities designed to help you further understand the depths of the sea stars. Whether you're passionate about biology, sea stars, or simply eager to explore the wonders of the ocean, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the fascinating world of marine biology alongside fellow enthusiasts. Mark your calendars and join us for an evening of discovery, exploration, and endless fascination. “Sea” you there!

Michelle Obama Library
5870 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach CA, 90805

*This event is at Michelle Obama Library! It is not hosted by the Aquarium of the Pacific.*

Date & Time
April 26, 2024, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Lite Bites & Snacks
We have light bites and snacks for guests, but encourage you to eat beforehand.
Michelle Obama Library
5870 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach California 90805
Date & Time
April 26, 2024, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
5:00 PM
Teen Science Cafe Presentation
What are sea stars? How do they work with their environment? Members of Teen Science Cafe will discuss sea stars and their physical features, uniqueness, and environment.
5:30 PM
Scientist Presentation
Currently, Jennifer Burney is working with Aquarium of Pacific to restore a population if a critically endangered sea stars, Pycnopodia. She studies them and collaborates with other colleagues to bring back the sea stars back to their homes.
6:00 PM
Special Activity
We will have fun activities in order to demonstrate the plight of Pycnopodia. This fun activity bring awareness Jenifer Burney’s work. 
6:30 PM
Teen Network & Goodbye
Crunch and munch on some light bites and meet someone new! Network with other teens that have attended the event before we say goodbye!
Join us on April 26
We look forward to hosting you!

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