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Spotlight on the Purple Sea Urchin

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Live Presentation

  • Event – Live animals, online, free
  • A special presentation featuring a live purple sea urchin and a few of its tide-pool neighbours.

Join us in celebrating Science Literacy Week. Enjoy a special online presentation featuring a live purple sea urchin and a few of its tide-pool neighbours. 

Learn many cool facts in this live event, including how a sea urchin can use its five sharp teeth to carve holes in rocks, or even detect light by using its tube feet.

Discover how the sea urchin lives in this ever-changing environment and how climate change is affecting it. There will be an opportunity for questions and answers from the audience. 

Cost
Free

How to Attend
This virtual event will be presented on the museum's Facebook page through Facebook Live. A Facebook account is not required in order to view the presentation.

To participate, go to the Facebook link a couple of minutes prior to the start of the event: https://facebook.com/events/s/spotlight-on-the-purple-sea-ur/247132323831194/

French Presentation
7:30 pm – 8 pm: Pleins feux sur l'oursin violet

Schedule

Thursday, September 23
6:30 pm – 7 pm