Release the Kraken
Why is Seattle’s newest sports team called The Seattle Kraken? Is it based on a real creature? In this Exploration Guide for students in grades 3-5, look at a legend that may be true, or at least based in truth…
Meet the Real Life Kraken: The Octopus | UW News
What do a hockey team and an octopus have in common? It’s not a bad joke! A University of Washington expert on our eight-legged friends explains why we’re calling Seattle's new hockey team The Seattle Kraken! Kraken Challenge: How is an octopus similar to a hockey team?View Meet the Real Life Kraken: The Octopus | UW News
Mermaids, Kraken and the Loch Ness Monster: Making Sense of Myths | Brains On! Podcast
Ready for a slimy, slippery tail? Wait, not a tail, a tale! Why did (or do) people believe in mythical sea creatures? Get out your fishing gear, because we’re going on a sea expedition with our friendly podcasters from Brains On! Kraken Challenge: What mythical creature mentioned in the podcast might actually be real and why?View Mermaids, Kraken and the Loch Ness Monster: Making Sense of Myths | Brains On! Podcast
Sea Serpent | Britannica Library for Children
Don’t get suckered in by a sea serpent! What are the origins of the kraken and its other gigantic seaworthy friends? Kraken Challenge: Name the region where people first thought they saw the kraken.View Sea Serpent | Britannica Library for Children
Is There Really a Giant Octopus Under the Tacoma Narrows Bridge? | KUOW
Unleash your tentacles of curiosity to discover this local story about a creature living under the Narrows Bridge! Could it be related to the kraken? Kraken Challenge: Why would a human be afraid of an octopus or squid?View Is There Really a Giant Octopus Under the Tacoma Narrows Bridge? | KUOW
Octopuses 101 | Nat Geo Wild
Are you well-armed enough with information on these mysterious sea creatures yet? The octopus here might care to disagree! There is always something more to learn about cephalopods. Check out this informative and close look at our brilliant friend. Kraken Challenge: What is one new fact you learned about the octopus after watching this video?View Octopuses 101 | Nat Geo Wild
Cephalapods | Seattle Aquarium
Super-cali-cephalopod-ocious! Isn’t that how it goes? You may need to double-check with Mary Poppins; anyway, what is a cephalopod? Use fast facts from Seattle Aquarium to learn more. Kraken Challenge: Now that you’re a cephalopod expert, what are two similarities and two differences between a squid and its cousin, the octopus?View Cephalapods | Seattle Aquarium
Octopus Printables | ThoughtCo.
Get inked! Not by cephalopods or tattoo artists, but by trying to solve some octo-puzzles with pen and paper.View Octopus Printables | ThoughtCo.
Monstrum: Release the Kraken! | PBS
Join Dr. Emily Zarka, monster expert extraordinaire, as she "kraks" open the myth and reality of the kraken! Kraken Challenge: How long is longest cephalopod on record and what’s its name?View Monstrum: Release the Kraken! | PBS
Sink into a tale about an ancient kraken and other mythical sea creatures. Kraken Challenge: What other legendary sea creatures are featured in this enchanting book?
Format: eBookView The Deep
Random Animal Generator: Mythical Edition | Beano.com
Have fun experimenting with these randomly-generated mythical beasts! Kraken Challenge: Doodle and name your own mythical beast!View Random Animal Generator: Mythical Edition | Beano.com