Seacoast Science Center new virtual resources offer parents and educators a boatload of fun!

Despite the limitations that Covid has presented our community, connecting to nature with Seacoast Science Center is now easier than ever!

SSC now offers new virtual resources to support families and educators focused on nature-based lessons and activities for all ages and can be accessed directly online or even delivered to members’ and subscribers’ inboxes!

Educational Resources

SSC staff member Daryn hosting a virtual field trip!

For families, Your Learning Connection, includes:

  • Hands-on lessons
  • Videos
  • Printable activities
  • Additional resources to support at-home learning and empower children to investigate nature
  • Sign up to have monthly issues of the YLC newsletter delivered via email or find all of the resources on the Center’s website!

For educators, Teacher Learning Connection, includes:

  • Interactive, themed choice boards, highlighting the NH coastal environment while addressing cross-cutting concepts, science and engineering practices, and literacy skills.
  • Virtual field trip offerings which serve as both stand-alone lessons or precursors to on-site field programs

SSC’s own Brian at Virtual Trivia Night!

Virtual Ocean Trivia Nights

Virtual Ocean Trivia events bring evenings of entertainment, friendly competition, and a means to connect with other nature-lovers near and far. SSC’s popular in-person pub trivia events will resume as outdoor patios reopen. Click here for upcoming dates and registration info.


Webinars have enabled SSC’s Marine Mammal Rescue staff to dive deeper into the importance of wildlife conversation and showcase response cases. A new webinar series in partnership with UNH’s School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering is due to launch this spring, featuring coastal and marine topics of local interest.

Do your own DIY exploring like Nikki in our tide pools!

DIY Exploring

New DIY Odiorne Point State Park guide sheets are available at the Center, or can be viewed and downloaded via the SSC website. While the guides allow visitors to explore and learn on their own, naturalists are always ready to engage with visitors when the Center is open.

Reminder: The Seacoast Science Center facilities are open to the public!

Seacoast Science Center is currently open for visitation on Saturdays and Sundays from 10am-4pm. Advance tickets are available for two-hour sessions; 10am-12pm, 12pm-2pm, and 2pm-4pm.

Capacity is limited to 50% and all visitors are required to comply with health and safety guidelines. Programs for youth, including Environmental Day Camps, are still being offered on weekdays.

Seacoast Science Center
Odiorne Point State Park
Rt. 1A, 570 Ocean Blvd., Rye NH 03870

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