Comparing Sea Otters and Seals – K2



What makes sea otters and seals unique marine mammals? How are they alike and different? Students find out by comparing sea otter and seal characteristics using a Venn diagram. They then play a game to review similarities and differences between sea otters and seals.


Students will be able to:
• Identify the body parts and behaviors of a sea otter.
• Identify the body parts and behaviors of a seal.
• Use a Venn diagram to illustrate similarities and differences between the two marine mammals.

Click here to download this 20 minute activity sheet.

Provided by the Monterey Bay Aquarium

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