Find out what a killer whale’s ocean habitat is really like – it’s a lot more than just salty water!
Play Krill: A Whale of a Game, and discover what food chains exist in the Antarctic Ocean.
Listen to the sounds a killer whale makes to communicate with its own pod, and find out how scientists study these calls using sound pictures called spectrograms.
Discover how whales “see” in the ocean using echolocation. Experiment with slinkiess and tuning forks to understand how sound travels through a whale’s jawbone. Find out if you can catch your prey by listening for echoes.
Learn how to identify individual whales in the wild by their saddle patches and dorsal fins.
Make some predictions about how far a killer whale can swim in one day and how deep they can dive.
Compare a captive orca habitat with an ocean habitat and learn more about helping both wild and captive orcas.