Waterfront Resilience Family Activities and Learning
As part of its community engagement, the Waterfront Resilience Program knows how important it is to connect with Bay Area youth and their families. Today's youth will be the future stewards of the waterfront!
Explore the waterfront with the activities below and get to know more about how the Waterfront Resilience Program is working toward creating a safe waterfront for the future.
Color the Waterfront
- Download and print individual pages from the Waterfront Coloring Book - check out the Port Mad Libs and mazes too!
- Coloring Pages: Bayview Rise - Cargo Shipping - Crane Cove Park - Cupid's Span - EcoCenter - Embarcadero Seawall - Exploratorium - Ferries - Ferry Building - Fisherman's Wharf - Floating Fire Station #35 - Heron's Head Park - Mission Creek - Pier 27 Cruise Terminal - Pier 39 Sea Lions - South Beach Harbor - Waterfront Map - What Lies Underneath the Seawall
- Activity Pages: Heron Mad Lib - Sea Lion Mad Lib - Crab Maze - Ship Wheel Maze - Word Search #1 - Word Search #2
- Share your artwork with us on social media by tagging the Port.
- What does it mean to have a resilient waterfront? San Francisco youth break it down.
- A resilient waterfront for the next generation. Hear from Youth Commissioner Arianna Nassiri on the importance of a safe, accessible, sustainable waterfront for future generations.
- Lasers!? Soil Samples!? 3D Modeling!? What this short illustrated video on how the Port's been learning a lot more about how earthquakes and flooding may impact the waterfront.
The Port is so fortunate to have fantastic partners like the Exploratorium, Aquarium of the Bay, and California Academy of Sciences. Check out some of their resilience-related online activities and visit their websites for additional content:
- Learn about King Tides - the most extreme tides of the year!
- Shaky Sediments - create a model at home to demonstrate earthquakes and liquefaction
- Resonate Rings - create a model to show why buildings behave differently during earthquakes
- Pasta Quake - create a "pasta magnitude" scale to model earthquake energy
- Learn more about the 1906 earthquake
- California Academy of Sciences
- Additional resources