California Sea Lions Conservation and Ecology

(Ages 9 and up)


Learn about California Sea Lions and how they live. Learn about what they need to survive and what threats they face.

Multimedia presentation includes:

·         What makes marine mammals unique

·         Classification of California sea lions

·         Habitat of the California sea lion

·         The life cycle of a sea lion

·         The diet of a sea lion

·         Common behaviors of California sea lions

·         Threats to marine mammals and ways to be good environmental stewards

·         Questions and answers

Core Ideas:

·         LS 1.A – Structure and Function

·         LS 1.C* – Organization for matter and energy flow in organisms

·         LS 1.D – Information Processing

·         LS2.B. Cycles of matter and energy transfer in ecosystems  

·         ESS 3.C – Human Impacts on Earth Systems


Ecology, conservation, food pyramid, breeding/reproduction, migration, communication, pinniped, otariidae, species, locomotion, habitat, predators, overfishing, El Nino

Connection Technology (*For Distance Learning):

We use Zoom to connect with participants. The education department will send you a link with instructions on how to connect with us for the test call as well as the presentation on the day of your program. In order to insure your presentation goes smoothly, a five-minute test call must be conducted one week prior to the presentation. Test calls are scheduled Monday through Friday between 10 am to 4 pm PST.