LEARN WITH US
You can still learn about the wonders of the marine environment while the Aquarium is closed and we’re all practicing social distancing to help keep our community healthy. See below for activities and resources for kids of all ages. Check back often—we’ll be adding to this page as frequently as we can!
JOIN US FOR SEA OTTER WEEK!
For the week of March 30–April 3, we’re bringing our otters to you! View the schedule of events that you can tune in for and a list of activities for kids of all ages.
ACTIVITIES AND INFO FOR KIDS
Coloring sheets, codebreakers, spot-the-difference puzzles, science you can do at home and more.
ANIMAL FACT SHEETS
Discover cool facts and fascinating tidbits with our library of information on some of the amazing marine species under our care.
Learn about animals at the Aquarium and in the wild, important marine conservation issues and some of our research work with this collection of engaging infographs.
Virtual Field Trips
Explore our exhibits, enjoy our daily diver shows, learn about the animals in our care and more with videos recorded at the Seattle Aquarium.
Animal and Educational Videos
A world of engaging, entertaining (and in some cases, otterly delightful) videos awaits for you to explore—meet the animals in our care, learn about tide pool animals on local beaches, and so much more.
Live streaming webcams
Ready for your daily dose of cute? See what the Aquarium’s harbor seals and sea otters are up to in real time with our live streaming video cameras.
Orcas use sound to communicate and find food via echolocation. Reducing underwater noise, such as the sounds of boat motors, helps orcas.
A. 100–200 lbs.
B. 200–300 lbs.
C. 300–400 lbs.
D. 400–500 lbs.
Orcas only eat salmon.
Harbor seals crawl on their stomachs and are unable to stand, walk or climb.
A. 10 minutes
B. 20 minutes
C. 30 minutes
D. 40 minutes
For more efficient use of oxygen, a harbor seal can slow its heart rate from 100 beats per minute to 10.
A. Two months
B. Five months
C. Nine months
D. One year
Northern fur seals typically prefer the open ocean.
For a 100-pound human, this would mean eating 100 quarter-pound cheeseburgers every day.