*Two hours minimum booking and travel fees may apply
Program Capacity: 34 students per session
Young marine biologists take an up-close look at whales, examine baleen, and learn about the adaptations, habitat and stewardship of these amazing mammals. Students will touch real whale artifacts and crawl inside a 40- or 60-foot, life-size, inflatable whale. Room requirements: 50’x30’ area with an 8’ ceiling. Topics include adaptation, stewardship, mammal classification and whale ecology.
Experience an adventure in science without leaving the classroom. These programs include a general introduction to a science topic and hands-on, interactive activities.
If you are located less than 40 miles from OMSI, there are no travel fees.
If you are located more than 40 miles from OMSI, travel fees are charged as follows:
• By scheduling a program when we’re in your area (per map), each school pays $125 per instructor per day, in addition to the program cost. No mileage is charged.
• If we make a special trip to your school (when we’re not scheduled to be in your area per map), each school is charged 55¢ per round-trip mile (subject to federal rate changes) and $125 per instructor per day, in addition to the program cost.
• Visits to areas beyond the boundaries of the map are available by request and travel fees are negotiated on a case-by-case basis.