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Port of Los Angeles

Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden
Courtesy of Port of Los Angeles
Program Description

On a 3-hour cruise through the Los Angeles Harbor, students participate in hands-on, marine-science learning activities that allow them to see first-hand how human behavior affects the quality of water, air, habitat animal life, plant life, and human life in the marine environment specifically as well as in the students’ communities.


he Port of Los Angeles is the nation’s number one container port and leader in container volume and cargo value. The Port of Los Angeles is America’s Port® and recognized throughout the world as a global model for sustainability, security, and social responsibility.

Online Educational Resources

Teachers will receive a Think Watershed Teacher Guide prior to the trip. More field trip information

Think Earth Curriculum

Port of Los Angeles Education Programs

Recommended Grade Levels





600 Sampson Way

San Pedro, CA 90731



Keywords: sciencex, environmentx