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Magnificent Marine Mammals (1st - 2nd)

by  Aquarium of the Pacific

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Seals, sea lions, sea otters and whales are all mammals, just like you and me! In this program, learners will investigate what makes these mammals so well suited to spend their life in the ocean. As we dive into the world of marine mammals, learners will use images, videos and bio-facts to make observations, compare and contrast, and explore the unique adaptations that these mammals use in their aquatic habitat.

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About This Program

Cost

Multipoint: $150.00



Length

45-50 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 1, 2Public Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:

5

Maximum participants:

35


Primary Disciplines

Sciences


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, etc...)
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Booking Information

Program Availability from June 21 - July 30 is Mondays and Fridays 8-9am and 10-12:30pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays 8-12:30pm, and Wednesdays 8-9am and 11-12:30pm. Starting August 2nd through August 13 programs will only be available from 2-4pm weekdays, except on Tuesdays .from 3-4pm. Contact us if you are looking at other days and times. Thank you!

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

There is no charge to cancel or reschedule your videoconference more than 48 hours prior to your confirmed date and time. If you chancel your program within 48 hours of the confirmed date of the videoconference session, you will be charged for the full price of the program. Inclement weather, technological problems on our end, and any other uncontrollable factors will be taken into account.

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Aquarium of the Pacific

Long Beach, CA
United States

The Aquarium of the Pacific is a non-profit organization located in Long Beach, CA. Our mission is to instill a sense of wonder, respect and stewardship for the Pacific Ocean, its inhabitants and ecosystems by involving the community and the region in engaging, entertaining, educational and empowering exhibits and programs on the Pacific Ocean and the lives of its people.

Contact:
James Stewart
aopvc@lbaop.org
562-951-1651

Program Details

Format

Learners will explore the world of marine mammals, exploring the different adaptations that make these animals suits for life in the sea.
1. Name characteristic of marine mammals.
2. Identify common adaptations for marine mammals.
3. Explore the two types of whales.
4. Compare and contrast characteristics of seals and sea lions.
5. Explore adaptations and the importance of sea otters.
6. Jaw and teeth comparison.

Objectives

Learners will:
- explore the five characteristics that define a mammal
- compare and contrast characteristics of marine mammals and terrestrial mammals
- identify two adaptations unique to marine mammals
- make observation of marine mammals of the Eastern Pacific and understand the different adaptations they use for survival