Online Virtual Exploration

Provider: Mote Marine Laboratory

Contact: Kasey Gaylord Opalewski, Senior Coordinator for Digital Programs
941-388-4441, ext. 263

Starting cost per student: $6

Additional Info: Price is $200 per connection.

Max. Capacity: 35

Transportation Needed?  No

Who Arranges Transportation?

Is Financial Assistance Offered?  No


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Bring the ocean and Mote Marine Laboratory to your classroom with SeaTrek.TV!

Grades: 5 – 12+

Fee: $200

Time: 50 minutes

Go behind the science at Mote Marine Laboratory as we discover the fascinating field of marine science. In this interactive lesson, Mote Marine Laboratory will present a media-rich session on marine science and research. This lesson showcases: a variety of marine science topics and careers through a behind the scenes look at the research and facilities at Mote; examples of scientists working in the field and laboratory; conservation messages and the opportunity to ask questions of our ocean expert are featured throughout the session. Featured topics can include: shark research, animal husbandry, sea turtle nest monitoring, manatee training and research, coral reef research and restoration, behind the scenes at Mote’s cephalopod Lab and much more!

Objectives: The students will learn about marine science and aquarium careers and what it takes to work in these fascinating fields; understand the importance of various marine life; demonstrate what conservation efforts can be done to help protect ocean animals.

Technology required: We are open to connection with any technology platform. We can easily connect via Google Hangout, Skype, Blackboard Collaborate, Zoom, H.323 (Polycom/Cisco/Lifesize, etc.), and more. If you don’t see your preferred connection technology listed here, please contact us to see how we can best meet your needs.

We suggest a minimum of 10 students and a maximum of 35 students for optimum interactivity

Visit to request this program.


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