Killer Whale Tales

Organization Details

NameKiller Whale Tales

Organization Description

Mission statementKiller Whale Tales is a 501 (c) 3 environmental education program that uses storytelling and field based science to inspire students to take an active role in the conservation of Southern Resident Killer Whales and their habitat.
Service(s) descriptionKiller Whale Tales (KWT) Kids Making a Difference Now program uses an innovative curriculum to promote environmental science education and stewardship of the Puget Sound and Salish Sea with K-5th grade students (3-4th grade is our target audience). We use orcas to spark curiosity, highlight human impacts on the environment, and empower children to lead their households in reducing their environmental footprint.
Program impactWe are a small non-profit that brings the science and conservation of killer whale field research into the classroom of elementary schools all over the west coast, with a focus on Western Washington. Each year, Killer Whale Tales visits schools throughout the Pacific Northwest, reaching thousands of students with our unique blend of science and storytelling at no cost to the school.

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Academic Learning (1 program)

Programs that support and reinforce school-day academic instruction within any subject area - language arts, career and technical education, math, science/technology, visual and performing arts, physical education, health education, ethnic studies, social studies, and world languages - in alignment to the curriculum and academic goals for students and the district.