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Marine Mammals Kit

Polar bear, whale, and otter puppet along with books, posters, and activities are displayed.


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An education kit with books, posters, games, a video, puppets, and a curriculum guide about marine mammals in Alaska including whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals, walrus, polar bears and otters. This kit was developed at the Southeast Alaska Discovery Center in Ketchikan, Alaska.

Kit Includes:

Teacher's Guide

Lootas: Little wave eater - An orphaned sea otter's story book

Discovering Marine Mammals book

Discovering Marine Mammals: Learning and Activity Book

Whales In The Classroom Presents: Getting To Know The Whales

Whales For Kids

A Whale's Tale From the Super Sea

Zoobooks: Seals & Sea Lions, Polar Bears, Whales, Dolphins & Porpoises, Sea Otters

Sea Otter Biologist Activity Book

Gentle Giant book

Mac's Field Guide: Marine Mammals of North America poster

Puppets: Dolphin, Sea Otter, Humpback Whale, Polar Bear, Sea Lion

Krill: A Whale of a Game card game

Jean-Michel Cousteau: Gray Whale Obstacle Course DVD

Alaska's Coolest Animals DVD

Supplies for classroom activities

Whales: An Unforgettable Journey video

and much more!

Borrowing Instructions

Contact the center's Education Specialist at (907) 644-3670 to reserve this traveling trunk for your classroom. All kits are free and are loaned for 1-3 weeks at a time. Kits can be picked up at the visitor center; some can be mailed (teacher pays for return postage).


Aquatic Studies, Biodiversity, Biology: Animals, Marine Biology, Maritime History, Oceanography, Wildlife Biology
marine mammals, polar bear, walrus, whales, ocean animals, otters, seals, Sea Lions, dolphins, porpoise
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Last updated: April 14, 2015