Sea otter floating on its back

2021 Virtual Teacher Workshop: Things You "Otter" Know

Calling all K-4th grade teachers!  Join educators and scientists from the Alaska SeaLife Center and the National Park Service to learn about the amazing adaptations of sea otters, their role as a keystone species in the nearshore environment, and how they can help plant the seeds of ocean stewardship in our youth.

This FREE two-day virtual workshop will be hosted through Zoom and will include marine science presentations, hands-on activities, and a behind-the-scenes look at the Alaska SeaLife Center. 

Two sessions to choose from:

Session 1: Nov. 2 & 4

Register for Nov. 2/4 session

 

Session 2: Nov. 16 & 18

Register for Nov. 16/18 session

 

Agenda (same agenda for both sessions, details subject to change)

  Tuesday   •    3:30-5:00pm

Keynote: Sea otter biology and research - Heather Coletti, Marine Ecologist, National Park Service

New children's book and related activities - Jim Pfeiffenberger, National Park Service

Sea otter pup care - Education and Wildlife Response staff, Alaska SeaLife Center

  Thursday   •    3:30-5:00pm

Sea otter rescue & rehabilitation - Education and Wildlife Response staff, Alaska SeaLife Center

Sea otters as a keystone species - Jim Pfeiffenberger, National Park Service

 

In case you didn't already know...  Alaska teachers always receive free general admission to the Alaska SeaLife Center - just present a teacher ID or pay stub at the ticket counter!