Direct From The Whale Trail
Direct From Series

Direct From The Whale Trail

Suitable for Grades 3-5


Live interactive program situated on the shoreline of Vancouver.


Thursday, June 10th, 2021

1pm-2pm MT / 12pm-1pm PST


Zoom - Participants will receive a link after registering


Best suited for grades 3-5

Grab your flippers, it is time to swim up the Whale Trail!

Dive into the waters of Canada's West Coast with Ocean Wise marine expert Andrew Lang Wong. Live from Vancouver, students will get to help Andrew identify marine animals and learn about what makes this ocean ecosystem so unique. Let's not forget about the whales - the West Coast of Canada is home to some of the most extraordinary animals in the world! This Direct From episode brings students up close and personal with humpbacks, orcas, and other cetaceans through footage taken from the field by Ocean Wise researchers. Student questions will be answered throughout the program, and there will be time for Q&A with hosts at the end of the program.


Individual Students

  • One Session: $5 per person


  • One Session: $100 per class (up to 35 students)

Curriculum Ties

  • B.C.
    ·      Survival needs of organisms 
    ·      Biodiversity in the local environment 
    ·      Sensing and responding of organisms 
    ·      Behavioural adaptations of animals 
    ·      Interconnectedness and sustainability  
    ·      Human impacts on ecosystem sustainability 
    ·      Human roles in the stewardship and restoration of ecosystems 
    ·      Life cycles
    ·      Wetland Ecosystems

Registrations for programs will close one hour prior to the event start time.

Individual Booking School Booking

Andrew Lang Wong

Andrew spent many of his summers as a child camping on the coast of British Columbia and scanning the ocean for whales. He recently finished studying Global Resource Systems at UBC and is passionate about climate change, food systems, and the ocean!

He is currently an online educator at Ocean Wise conservation association, where he gets to talk about ocean animals, ecosystems, and climate change every day. He is also working on the Seaforestation initiative to explore how seaweed can help us combat climate change!

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