Ocean & Earth Day - National Oceanography Centre, Southampton

Get hands-on and find out what exciting discoveries the UK’s world-class scientists are making in the oceans of the world! Each year the National Oceanography Centre opens its doors to the general public by hosting Ocean & Earth Day, an interactive and exciting family show, highlighting the fascinating research that we’re involved in from the coast to the deep ocean.

Why go to the show?

The oceans are the key to the long-term health of our beautiful blue planet. They continue to surprise and amaze us as we visit this mysterious realm from the coast to miles below the surface. So little of the ocean has been explored that we encounter hundreds of new species every year, opening up new opportunities to understand this dynamic and fragile environment . Our geologists and geophysicists are unearthing the secrets of the Earth’s oceans and climate, and this is your golden opportunity to find out where and how your funding is contributing to our knowledge of the oceans.

For more details about this exciting day out for the whole family, go to the web site below:


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Our Sponsors

  • Active Hampshire

    Science Section, Active Hampshire Social Club-www.activehampshire.org.uk

  • British Science Association

    Funds the speakers travel expenses (www.britishscienceassociation.org)

  • The Tea Bar

    Venue for Cafe Sci talks & social events. 9-13 London St, Basingstoke

  • ActivityForum Ltd

    Use of web site and community building tool Agoria (www.agoria.co.uk)

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