Virtual Education Programs
Explore the Whaling Museum online during one of our virtual education programs. Museum educators lead these interactive sessions, which may include pre- and post-program activities. Virtual education programs are designed to comply with Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks and Common Core for specified grade levels. Most programs can be adjusted to accommodate group needs and the Education Department can work with you to customize virtual experiences. Book a virtual program.
Whales Today Virtual
Type | Virtual
Grades | K–6
1 Class | 45–60 minutes
Pre and Post Activities
Interacting live with one of the Museum’s educators, discover what makes a whale a whale, what people have in common with whales, and what we can do to help protect them in our oceans today. This highly visual program allows participants to ask questions in real-time while exploring life-sized whale models and looking at real whale artifacts. Additional program information can be found here: (link to come)
Registrants will also receive access to additional science activities to prepare for the program or to continue learning and exploring afterward.
- Discover the characteristics scientists use to classify whales and other cetaceans
- Compare structures of related species
- Listen to audio files and see visual representations of sounds of different cetacean species
- Discuss various ways that students can help protect whales today