Ocean Classroom 2021 Virtual Teacher Workshop

Join educators from the Waikiki Aquarium and NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries to learn about new lesson plans that teachers can do with their students either virtually or in a classroom. Workshop is geared towards teachers (grades 3-8) but open to any interested member of the public.

Speakers:
Dr. Andrew Rossiter, Director, Waikiki Aquarium
Mary Roney, Waikiki Aquarium.
Patty Miller, Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. Andy Collins, Papahanamokuakea Marine National Monument.
Isabel Gaoteote, National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa.
Hosted by Allen Tom, Superintendent, Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary.

Ocean Classroom

A five-part interactive series with educator Patty Miller

A widely regarded Hawaiʻi educator, Patty Miller currently serves as educational specialist of NOAA’s Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. During the Ocean Classroom series, Miller will presents fascinating scientific content while sharing hands-on activities for students. The video series aired on Waikiki Aquarium’s Facebook

Test your humpback whale knowledge and prepare for Ocean Classroom with some Humpback Whale Trivia Facts

Watch Mystery of the Humpback Whale Song Here


  • SeaKids Marine Debris


  • SeaKids Humpback Whales Keiki Edition


  • SeaKids What is a Coral


  • Oceanography 101

    Oceanography Whales 101 Lesson Plan

    Learn about what makes ocean currents, why the ocean is salty, and where sand comes from.


  • Survival in a Coral Reef

    Survival in a Coral Reef Lesson Plan

    Learn about coral reef habitats, what creatures live in a coral reef, and how to create your own marine critter.


  • Corals and Coral Reefs

    Corals and Coral Reefs Lesson Plan

    Learn about what exactly is coral, how corals feed, and how to create a coral.


  • Threats and Adaptations

    Threats and Adaptations Lesson Plan

    Learn about whale blubber, how humpback whales feed, and how marine debris affects whales and their natural habitat.


  • Humpback Whales 101

    Humpback Whales 101 Lesson Plan

    Learn about the size of a humpback whale, how they migrate from Alaska to Hawaiʻi, and how to draw a humpback whale to scale.


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