Online Virtual Exploration

Provider: Mote Marine Laboratory

Contact: Jason Robertshaw, Program Manager for Virtual Learning
Email
(941) 388-2904

Starting cost per student: $0.72

Additional Info: $72 (Save 10% off regular price of $80. Your EdExploreSRQ discount will appear on your invoice. All credit card transactions are subject to a base fee of $3.50 + 2.9% of your payment amount. This processing fee is non-refundable and is in addition to your program fees.)

Max. Capacity: 100

Transportation Needed?  No

Who Arranges Transportation? Other (see description)

Is Financial Assistance Offered?  Yes

Material:



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If A Dolphin Were A Fish

by Loran Wlordarski and illustrated by Laurie Allen Klein

Join Delfina the dolphin as she imagines that she becomes other animals. Readers will watch Delfina become a fish with gills, a sea turtle laying eggs, a pelican with feathers, an octopus without bones, a shark with a sense of smell and even a vegetarian manatee. The incredible “morphing” illustrations will have children laughing as they learn about the real differences between these animals! Join us on this ocean adventure as we discover what makes a mammal a mammal and how creatures have adapted to live in the sea.

We read this fictional story aloud with your students and then engage in a learning segment to help build critical thinking skills, promote oral language skills, fluency, pronunciation, STEM engagement, and reading comprehension. A special thanks to Arbordale Publishing for making this lesson possible.


Financial Assistance Offered? Full or partial discounts may available for Title 1 Schools or schools with a student population >40% free and reduced lunches. Please contact us for more information. Our ExploreSRQ listings are eligible for funding from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, as well as the Education Foundation of Sarasota County.

Standards/Benchmarks:

SC.K.L.14.2, SC.K.L.14.3, SC.1.E.6.1, SC.1.L.16.1, SC.1.L.17.1, SC.2.L.17.2, SC.3.L.15.1, SC.3.L.17.1, SC.4.L.16.3, SC.4.L.16.4, SC.4.L.17.2, SC.5.L.14.2, SC.5.L.17.1


SEA Me Read: If A Dolphin Were A Fish

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