From the Publisher
This book of oceanside activities is composed of contributions from the education departments of major U.S. aquariums, zoos, and marine science institutions. Written for children from kindergarden through the sixth grade and their parents and teachers. Topics include ecology, exploring, and all forms of sea life, such as whales, fish, seals, and turtles. Contributing organizations include Sea World, the Smithsonian Institute, Mystic Aquarium, and aquariums from many other cities.
From the Back Cover
Entertaining and educational activities focusing on the ocean and its creatures
The Ocean Book Aquarium and Seaside Activities and Ideas for all Ages This activity book on the world of the oceans and the living things that inhabit them is filled with experiments, investigations, puzzles, games, and all sorts of fun things to do and learn. The activities were created and contributed by the leading aquatic centers in the United States, including the National Aquarium in Baltimore, the Monterey Bay Aquarium in California, Sea World in Ohio, and many others. The activities are designed to teach by doing, and each one has a high entertainment value. Just a few of the topics covered in The Ocean Book include: Whales Seals Sharks Tides Camouflage Fish Sea Turtles Coral Reefs The Ocean Floor Sealab All the activities are ideal for grades K-6, but older children and adults may just learn a thing or two as well.