Online Virtual Conference

Provider: Mote Marine Laboratory

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

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

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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.

📆 Request this lesson today

☎️ SCHEDULING HELPLINE: seatrek@mote.org or (941) 388-2904

  • 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)

Objectives: Differentiate reptile traits. List all seven species of sea turtle. Explain the conservation status of sea turtles. Compare three stewardship actions.

Outline:

  • 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.

Recommended Technology for Virtual Lessons and Livestreams: We recommend connecting via Zoom or Skype but we will try any technology necessary to connect with your classroom. We want to make this the best experience possible for your learners.
  • Free Tech Check – test your connectivity, audio and video. We can also give you a brief preview of our award-winning lessons.
Standards/Benchmarks:

SC.3.L.15.1, SC.3.L.17.1, SC.3.N.1.1, SC.3.N.1.4, SC.3.N.1.7, SC.4.L.16.3, SC.4.L.17.2, SC.4.L.17.4, SC.4.N.1.1, SC.4.N.1.8, SC.5.L.15.1, SC.5.L.17.1, SC.6.L.15.1, SC.7.L.15.2, S.C.7.L.15.3, SC.7.L.17.1, SC.7.L.17.3, SC.8.N.4.1, SC.8.N.4.2


Snippets from our Sea Turtles interactive video lesson with Gocio Elementary in Sarasota, FL.

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