California Academy of Sciences: Science @ Home - Breakfast Club with Vicky

Celebrate World Penguin Day with Academy biologist Vikki and learn about the Academy’s penguin colony and how we take care of them.

While you watch this video, think about the seven questions below. Share your answers with a friend or family member or just think in your head.

Video snippet 1:

    • How many penguins live in the Academy’s colony or group?
  • What are the penguins waiting for?
  • Do you do any training or enrichment with your animals at home?

Video snippet 2:

  • Have you ever wanted to take care of animals as an animal keeper or veterinarian?
  • What are some ways to get experience taking care of animals?

Video snippet 3:

  • Why is the animal caretaker hand-feeding the penguins?
  • Do you eat the same food as the penguins?

Listen to guiding questions



Science @ Home

Got some science-loving small frys at home? Keep them engaged with an all-new array of themed activity packs created for kids ages 4-11, packed with guided videos, hands-on crafts, and real experiments. New packs published every month!


Science Topics
Biology, Zoology
Early Childhood, K-6
Preschool, Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade

What are you looking for?


California Academy of Sciences

Website URL

Type of Resource


Assigned Categories