Year of the Vaquita 2017 February Update

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This page contains a complete list of curriculum (grades 9-12) and other downloadable items for classroom use. The curriculum is downloadable from the righthand sidebar. New materials will be added throughout the year so watch for updates or subscribe to the Oceanscape Network’s free email newsletter by clicking here.

Additional resources for primary and intermediary grades can be found on the WhaleTimes website.

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Classroom Curriculums (Grades 9-12)

High school teachers and homeschool parents are encouraged to download and incorporate these lessons. Curriculum aligns with Oregon State Education Standards, Next Generation Science Standards and the Ocean Literacy Principles.

Vaquita Fact Sheets

These resources will help you and your students better understand the challenges facing the vaquita and how you can help it and other threatened species.

About Team Vaquita

Consisting of WhaleTimes, Inc., Oregon Coast Aquarium and Southwest Fisheries Research Center / NOAA Fisheries, Team Vaquita will be raising awareness of the critically endangered vaquita and totoaba, reminding everyone to be conscientious consumers by purchasing only sustainably caught seafood, and celebrating all the ways people are helping to save these and other threatened species.