Starting cost per student: $4.25
Additional Info: $127.50 (you save 15% off regular price of $150 through EdExploreSRQ)
Max. Capacity: 30
Transportation Needed? No
Who Arranges Transportation? Other (see description)
Is Financial Assistance Offered? Yes
Take a Virtual Field Trip with Mote Marine Laboratory. Bring Mote’s research, animals, and exhibits to your learners using affordable, easy-to-use distance learning technology like Skype. Our virtual field trips are an exciting way to engage your learners with STEM topics. Dive into our aquarium and chat with a shark trainer. Or explore the Florida Keys and make observations like a real coral reef scientist.
Sea Turtle Science
Learners participate in a 50-minute interactive video lesson about sea turtles through a guided game show format. This is followed by an open Q&A chat with our ocean expert.
- Recommended for Ages (Grades):
- 11-12 (6th), 12-13 (7th), 13-14 (8th)
- Can be Adapted for Ages (Grades):
- 08-09 (3rd), 09-10 (4th), 10-11 (5th)
- 14-15 (9th), 15-16 (10th), 16-17 (11th), 17-18 (12th)
- Format: Interactive Video Lesson
- Duration: 50 mins
- No maximum, but for optimum interactivity, we suggest no more than 30 participants.
- Mote Research Connection:
- Animals featured in this lesson:
- Keywords: adaptation, anatomy, arribada, biodiversity, carapace, classification, conservation, ectotherm, endangered, extinction, habitat, hatchling, husbandry, migration, nesting, plastron, predator, rehabilitation, reproduction, reptile, scute, stranding, vertebrate
Objectives: Differentiate reptile traits. List all seven species of sea turtle. Explain the conservation status of sea turtles. Compare three stewardship actions.
- Intro and prior knowledge
- Guided Reptilian Millions game
- Reptile traits. Sea turtle anatomy and adaptations.
- Classification. Species diversity
- Research and conservation
- Open questions and answers
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.
- Free Tech Check – test your connectivity, audio and video. We can also give you a brief preview of our award-winning lessons.
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Snippets from our Sea Turtles interactive video lesson with Gocio Elementary in Sarasota, FL.