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Commotion in the Ocean

from Children's Museum of Atlanta

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Inspired by the book Commotion in thee Ocean by Giles Andreae, this workshop teaches students about the creatures that inhabit this magical ecosystem and how important they are to our planet. This workshop is loaded with fun facts and culminates with a science experiment that explores buoyancy.

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About This Program


By Request: $179.69

All virtual programs are presented live,
with storytimes and/or instruction for hands-on activities and time for Q & A with students.

(Optional)* A classroom kit with all materials for up to 25 students will be mailed to the school after booking a workshop.
*$25 kit cost includes shipping.

Reservations must be made at least four (4) weeks in advance in order to better your chances of securing your preferred date. Dates sell out quickly. A 50% non-refundable deposit is due two weeks after the time of booking.


30-45 minutes

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3Public Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:


Maximum participants:

25 *Additional fee for more participants

Primary Disciplines

Sciences, Literacy, Reading

Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, Blue Jeans, etc...)

Booking Information

Mondays: 11AM or 12:30PM EST Tuesday - Friday: 9AM, 11AM, or 12:30 PM EST

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Receive this program and 9 more for one low price when you purchase the CILC Virtual Expeditions package. Learn more

For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's Cancellation Policy

Call as soon as possible to cancel or change a reservation. Reservations are held with a 50% non-refundable deposit. Organizations must cancel within 4 weeks of the scheduled program to apply the deposit to a different date within the same school year. Rescheduling a program is based on availability. Cancellations made less than 2 weeks prior to visit will result in forfeiture of 50%

About This Provider

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Children's Museum of Atlanta

Atlanta, GA
United States

Our History

Children’s Museum of Atlanta is a nonprofit organization founded in 1988. In 2003, we opened a permanent Children’s Museum in Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park. Since opening, Children’s Museum of Atlanta has become the city's premier source of hands-on and exploratory learning for young children, a recognized authority on children’s informal learning, a committed advocate on behalf of children, and a signature element in Atlanta’s cultural landscape. CMA receives 200,000+ guests annually and has welcomed over 2 million visitors to date. Children’s Museum of Atlanta is the only educational venue of its kind in Atlanta.

Our Mission: To change the world by sparking every child’s imagination, sense of discovery and learning through the power of play.

Children’s Museum of Atlanta is a nonprofit 501(c)(3)

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Program Details


1. Storytime
2. Discussion on animals and their habitats
3. Fun experiment to learn how blubber keeps cold water animals warm


Participants will gain a greater understanding about the differences in animals, their habitats, and how they adapt to survive in their environments.

Standards Alignment

State Standards

Georgia Early Learning & Development Standards Met:

Communication, Language & Literacy:
CLL1 – The child will listen to conversations and demonstrate comprehension.
CLL2 – The child will acquire vocabulary introduced in conversations, activities, stories, and/orbooks.

Social Emotional Development
SED4 – The child will develop relationships and social skills with adults.
Cognitive Development & General Knowledge
CD-S1: The Child will demonstrate scientific inquiry skills.
CD-SC4: The Child will demonstrate knowledge of physical science.
CD-SC1: The Child will demonstrate scientific inquiry skills.
CD-SC2: The Child will demonstrate knowledge related to the properties of earth and sky.
CD-SC3: The Child will demonstrate knowledge related to living things and their environments.
PD-M5: The Child will develop gross motor skills.
PD-M6: The Child will develop fine motor skills.

Georgia Standards of Excellence Met
All activities meet ELA requirements for each grade

SKL2. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to compare the similarities and
differences in groups of organisms.
S1L1. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about the basic needs of plants and
S2P1. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about the properties of matter and changes that occur in objects.
S3P1. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about the ways heat energy is transferred and measured.
S5L1. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to group organisms using scientific
classification procedures.
S5P1. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information to explain the differences between a
physical change and a chemical change.