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Sounds of the Ocean: The Science of Marine Life Communication

February 22
1 pm – 3 pm
FREE and open to the public, all ages


End February Vacation Week at the Museum by continuing to explore the oceans at this family-friendly event.

Calling all kids and young scientists! Discover how dolphins and fish communicate. Learn how sound travels in the ocean. Find out creative ways that scientists cut down on ocean noise pollution. Listen to the language of right whales.

diagram of whale and sound

Researchers and students from UMass Dartmouth (UMD) and the UMD School for Marine Science & Technology (SMAST), Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), and the Buzzards Bay Coalition will help you explore marine science.

Visit Meet-A-Scientist stations to ask questions and try hands-on activities.



Sponsored by New Bedford Science Café; New Bedford Parks, Recreation and Beaches; New Bedford Whaling Museum; SMAST; WHOI; and Buzzards Bay Coalition.