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Smithsonian Science How: Sea Lions

Join Animal Keepers from the Smithsonian’s National Zoo on a virtual field trip to meet and learn about sea lions! Students will get to see these curious marine mammals and hear some of the special adaptations they have for life in the water. Keepers will also share how they care for sea lions, how they got interested in a career as a Zookeeper, and how students can help protect ocean ecosystems for sea lions and other aquatic species.

  • This webinar is designed for students in grades 3-5. It will be approximately 45 minutes with interactive polls and Q&A, followed by a 15-minute Q&A.
  • This webinar complements the Animal Adaptations school program and can be used as an extension resource.
  • The primary goals of this webinar are to help students find value in studying the natural world, build their interest and personal connections to science, and learn about science careers.
  • This webinar supports learning about animal adaptations and understanding how animals’ internal and external structures function to support survival (NGSS- 4-LS1-1), and how science findings are based on recognizing patterns (NGSS- 3-LS1-1).

This program will be presented via Zoom video webinar. A link will be emailed to all registrants and will be posted on this website before the webinar.

About Smithsonian Science How

Connect your students to Smithsonian science experts in this series of free live, interactive webinars. Hosted by Smithsonian educators, this series will connect your students to authentic science, discoveries, and collections while inviting them to participate in live polls and ask and answer questions throughout.

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Date

April 21, 2021

Time

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST

Host

See Description

Cost per Student

Free

Cost per Adult

$Free

Religion

Secular

Type of Event

Online-only

Event Topic

Nature

Days

Single

Age Range

All Ages

Pre-Registration

Required

How to Pre-Register
Visit this link

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Event Cost Per Adult (enter 0 for free events, leave blank for events which adults do not attend)
Free
Age Range
All Ages
Event Topic
Nature
Religion
Secular
Pre-Registration
Required
How to Pre-Register (if applicable)
https://naturalhistory.si.edu/events/smithsonian-science-how-sea-lions
Type of Event
Online-only