Marine Science Sunday: Animals of the Arctic The Marine Mammal Center
Marine Science Sunday: Animals of the Arctic
The Marine Mammal Center
Sunday, January 13, 2013 10am-5pm
Join us on the 2nd Sunday of each month for Marine Science Sunday - a FREE engaging ocean-inspired classroom series from our education experts.
This month we celebrate the animals that are the champions of the cold: Animals of the Arctic.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: Animals of the Arctic- 12 PM and 2 PM (1 hour sessions)
Join Adam Ratner, Visitor Programs Coordinator and animal care volunteer at The Marine Mammal Center, for an interactive presentation on the amazing animals that live in the Arctic. Adam will talk about animals such as walruses, narwhals, hooded seals, bowhead whales and polar bears - what they eat, where they live and how they survive those f - f - f - f - f - freezing temperatures. 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 artic animals with our short quiz (answers at the bottom of the page - no cheating now!):
Which arctic animal can live more than 200 years?
Who lives in the ocean and has a 9’ tooth protruding from its face?
What baby is born with a mustache and weighing 100 lbs?
What part of the world is most impacted by climate change?
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The next Marine Science Sunday is on Feb 10, 2013.