Event Details

ACCESS Alabama’s Marine Mammals

February 6, 2015 from 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Presenter: JoAnn Moody

Alabama’s Marine Mammals—Dauphin Island Sea Lab

9-10 a.m. (Grades 9-12) 10-11 a.m. (Grades 4-8) 

Description: Did you know the endangered West Indian manatee is Alabama's state marine mammal? Or that bottlenose dolphins use echolocation to hunt their prey? Or even that you can help the scientists learn more about manatees? Join the crew from the Dauphin Island Sea Lab to hear more about these amazing marine mammals and see what scientists are learning about them. Suitable audience: content is directly aligned with 6th, 7th and 9th grade science biology classes; however, other middle school students and high school marine biology, aquascience, environmental science, botany and zoology classes may find content relevant.

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