HMSC Connects! Oceans

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Explore Oceans with this HMSC Connects! Experience. Below you will find a new digital exhibition, a Zoom event with live animals, coloring pages, podcast episodes and more.

photo of great white sharkEXPLORE A NEW EXHIBIT SPOTLIGHT
In the exhibit spotlight, Sharks: Streamlined Swimmers, learn how body design in many shark species has been honed over hundreds of millions of years to increase swimming performance.

Small line drawing of fishhookUNLEASH YOUR INNER ARTIST WITH OUR OCEANS COLORING PAGES
Color your way through the HMSC collections!

HMSC Connects Podcast LogoLISTEN TO THE HMSC CONNECTS! PODCAST

Go behind the scenes at Harvard Museums with interviews from Jennifer Berglund about Oceans. Check out more episodes here.

Collection of exploration tools with text: HMSC Explorers Club est. 2020.DISCOVER THE EXPLORERS CLUB INSTAGRAM
The HMSC Explorers Club is an Instagram project that fosters curiosity, a spirit of discovery, and appreciation for the world around us.

 

plastic sharkSIGN UP FOR THE FAMILIES ENEWS
HMSC Connects! Families is an electronic newsletter connecting families to museum resources for playing and learning at home. This edition celebrates sharks! Hear the story of shark scientist Eugenie Clark, see if you can spot the ocean animals used in Kiribati armor, and experiment with buoyancy! View the newsletter and sign up to recieve future editions.

Illustration of animals reading a book together.   GATHER AROUND FOR STORY TIME
   Join Celeste Luna as she reads Shark Lady by Jess Keating. 

   

Celeste has created a special shark-inspired coloring page and matching activity so you can explore fun facts about sharks further, such as where they live, what they eat, and what kind of teeth they have.