Since everyone is either having fun by the ocean side this summer, or dreaming about being by the Ocean side, here is a Fun Summer Teaching Oceans Pop Quiz, to keep the Brain Fresh for the upcoming classes in the Fall:
1. Sea Turtles live in all the world’s oceans except the ____________.
2. Adult Turtles swim in shallow lagoons, feeding mostly on various species of ______________.
3. Clownfish are native to the warm waters of the ___________ and __________ Oceans.
4. _________ have two stomachs and therefore can hunt for larger animals than their mouth could otherwise handle. Continue reading Summer Oceans Pop Quiz→
Jon Lien, passed away in 2010 at 71 years old. Between 1978 and 1990, he freed nearly 500 trapped whales. He was a grand master for cetacean (marine mammal) research and conservation for the entire East Coast of Canada. During times, when, as he said “near no one gave a damn about whales), he initiated single-handedly, a marine mammal saving program, with a small boat and a lot of courage to detangle mammals from fishing gear. Eventually his volunteer crew grew, and as did his research on Marine Mammals at Memorial University of Newfoundland. This site is a Memorial Site that was set up for friends of Jon Lien: