Marine Science Sunday: BioBlitz- I Spy Marine Mammals The Marine Mammal Center
Marine Science Sunday:
BioBlitz: I Spy Marine Mammals!
The Marine Mammal Center
Sunday, March 9 and 23, 2014 10am-5pm
Join us on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month for Marine Science Sunday - a FREE engaging ocean-inspired classroom series from our education experts.
In conjuction with National Geographic's BioBlitz in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, this month we celebrate and hihglight how researchers study marine mammals in the wild with BioBlitz: I Spy Marine Mammalsin a fun, educational way for both kids and adults. We recommend teaming our free classroom program with a Docent-led tour at 11am, 1pm or 3pm for a truly immersive marine mammal experience. Read on for more info...
FREE Classroom Programs: BioBlitz- I Spy Marine Mammals - 12 PM and 2 PM (1 hour sessions)
Join Adam Ratner, Guest Experience Manager and animal care volunteer at The Marine Mammal Center, for an interactive presentation on how scientists track and study seals and whales across the oceans, learn how we study elusive animals like fur seals and river otters, and test your skills as a marine mammal researcher! Sessions are held in the Center's classroom at 12pm and 2pm. A great compliment to the docent-led tour!
Docent-led Tours* - 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, and 3:00 PM
Learn fascinating facts about seals and sea lions from our education experts while seeing exhibits and patient viewing areas. (*Small fee applies, it helps our patients!).
Can't make this month's Marine Science Sunday? Test your knowledge
of marine mammal research with our short quiz (answers at the bottom of the page - no cheating now!):
What animal has the longest migration of any mammal?
How can you tell individual gray whales apart?
True or False: You can see wild river otters in many areas around the Bay Area
Click here for directions to The Marine Mammal Center.
Click here for details about other Marine Science Sundays and events.
BioBlitz: I Spy Marine Mammals will be presented on both March 9th and 23rd!
The next Marine Science Sunday topic is Magnificent Migrations and will be held on April 13 and 27, 2014.