The Extraordinary Voyage of Kamome: Storytime with Jenny from OMSI

21min 1s Novice

Join Jenny for Science Storytime for The Extraordinary Voyage of Kamome! Enjoy a reading of the book with interactive STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) activities that you can do at home, like make an origami boat or test whether materials sink or float!


  • Engage with the true story of Kamome, a boat swept away during the 11 March 2011 M9 Japan earthquake
  • Explore STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) activities, like Japanese origami
  • Explain that an earthquake in Japan caused a tsunami, a long, high sea wave
  • Elaborate on why the boat Kamome washed upon the shore in Crescent City, California, all the way from Japan!

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