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Marine Mammal Mondays

Join us live on the first Monday of each month for a virtual program focused on an ever-changing variety of marine science topics.

What: Marine Mammal Monday

Where: Broadcast live on The Marine Mammal Center’s Facebook page

When: First Monday of the month

Time: 4pm PT, 35 minutes + live Q&A

Cost: FREE!


Program Details

Without leaving your home, you can tune in to celebrate the work The Marine Mammal Center is doing to help save marine mammals found along the California coast and beyond, and learn more about how you can help. These virtual presentations will feature multimedia, pictures, video and a live-streamed educator to share the stories of amazing marine mammals and the Center’s efforts to ensure the health of these animals and our ocean.

Marine Mammal Monday presentations will be broadcast live on The Marine Mammal Center’s Facebook page. You do not need a Facebook account to watch the live broadcast. Just visit the Center’s Facebook page by clicking this link at 4pm PT on the day of the event.

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Schedule

Register for upcoming events and check out our Online Learning Resources for more on-demand activities.

  • Saving Species – May 4, 2020
  • Marine Mammal Sounds – June 1, 2020
  • Sea Lion Birthday – June 15, 2020
  • Marine Mammal Superheroes – July 6, 2020
  • Under the Bridge - Marine Mammals of San Francisco Bay – August 3, 2020
  • Top Predators – Orcas and Great White Sharks – September 7, 2020
  • Sea Otter Spectacular – September 21, 2020
  • Creatures of the Deep – October 5, 2020
  • An Ocean Feast – November 2, 2020
  • Seal and Sea Lion Superstars – December 7, 2020


Watch Previous Videos

Recorded presentations and additional activities will be posted online after the program airs.


Marine Mammal Monday: Creatures of the Deep

October 5, 2020

Want to dive even deeper… into the deep? Watch here.

Creatures of the Deep


Discover even more creatures of the deep with this activity best suited for ages 10 and up. There’s an answer key after you complete it to see how you matched up.



Marine Mammal Monday: Sea Otter Spectacular

September 21, 2020

Watch this recorded version of September’s special Marine Mammal Monday event, Sea Otter Spectacular. These otterly adorable patients have some shrimply amazing talents too. Watch here.

Sea Otter Spectacular


Follow along or test your knowledge after the presentation with this activity best suited for ages 10 and up. There’s an answer key too in case you get stuck.



Marine Mammal Monday: Top Predators

September 8, 2020

Watch this recorded version of September’s Marine Mammal Monday to see who comes out on top in a classic battle royale in the big blue. Watch here.

Top Predators


Even the top of the food chain isn’t safe from some of the challenges that exist in the ocean today though, so explore how you can protect predators and ecosystems with this activity best suited for ages 12 and up.



Marine Mammal Monday: Marine Mammals of San Francisco Bay

August 3, 2020

Follow along with our recorded August Marine Mammal Monday event to learn more about the many species that live in San Francisco Bay, including our most common patients. Watch here.

Marine Mammals of SF Bay


Test your knowledge with this activity guide that also explores how you can learn more and get involved in helping marine mammals no matter where you live. There’s even an answer key in case you get stuck!



Marine Mammal Superheroes

July 6, 2020

Like our favorite superheroes, marine mammals have super adaptations that allow them to thrive in the harsh ocean environment. Watch this recorded version of July’s Marine Mammal Monday to learn more. Watch here.



Dive deeper into understanding the superpower-like adaptations of marine mammals with this learning activity for ages 8 and up. (There’s an answer key if you get stuck).



Sea Lion Birthday

June 15, 2020

Did you know that half of all California sea lions are born on June 15? Celebrate with us by watching this recording of a special Marine Mammal Monday event to mark the occasion. Watch here.



Learn more by exploring this information guide and activity for ages 10 and up.



Marine Mammal Sounds

June 1, 2020

Ever wondered what it sounds like in the ocean? Find out in this recorded version of June’s Marine Mammal Monday. Watch here.



Follow along with this activity guide or test your knowledge after you watch (there’s an answer key if you get stuck). Then dive deeper into the watery world of whales and another kind of ocean sound with this learning activity for youth ages 10 and up.


Saving Species

May 4, 2020

Ever wondered what it really means for an animal to be endangered? Dive in to this recorded version of May’s Marine Mammal Monday. Watch here



Follow along with this activity guide or test your knowledge after the broadcast (there’s an answer key if you get stuck). Then dive deeper into the world of monk seals and other endangered species with this learning activity for youth ages 10 and up.


Have questions about Marine Mammal Monday? Please contact the Education Department at edu@tmmc.org.

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