Above: Young patrons looking at the main attraction during Shark Week at the Birch Aquarium.
Soak up an entire week dedicated to sharks this summer at Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego. SHARK WEEK runs July 17-23 and features a week of hands-on exploration for all ages into the world of these mesmerizing and misunderstood ocean predators.
Meet local leopard sharks and their relatives. Discover why sharks are vulnerable and must be protected. Explore how sharks use their teeth the way humans use utensils. Learn from Scripps Oceanography scientists about research discoveries and conservation efforts that may help sustain declining shark populations.
SHARK WEEK activities run 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. daily and are included with Birch Aquarium at Scripps admission.
Location: 2300 Expedition Way, La Jolla, CA 92037 Get Directions