Online Virtual Conference,  Online Virtual Performance

Provider: Mote SEAtrek.TV

Contact: Jason Robertshaw, Program Manager for Virtual Learning

Starting cost per student: $0

Additional Info: 0

Max. Capacity: 1000

Transportation Needed?  No

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Mote Marine Laboratory will host interactive livestream in honor of Black History Month

February, 2020

Date and time to be announced

Community organizations, school classrooms, homeschool groups, and others are encouraged to participate in a free interactive livestream this February – Seeing Yourself in Science: Biologists in Black History. Mote Marine Laboratory’s SeaTrek.TV program will host the livestream event in February, 2020.

The livestream will highlight African Americans working in zoos and aquariums. The program will connect participants with biologists, educators, and conservation leaders working with a diversity of aquatic animals and highlight the significant contributions of African Americans to the science of the aquatic world.

  • Format: Livestream via Zoom
  • Age (Grade): 11-12 (6th), 12-13 (7th), 13-14 (8th), 14-15 (9th), 15-16 (10th), 16-17 (11th), 17-18 (12th), Adult (College), Adult (Public; Library; Senior Center; etc)
  • Duration: 50 mins
  • Date: February, 2020; time and date to be announced
  • Fee: FREE

# Next Generation Science Standards
LS2.A, LS2.C, LS4.D, ESS3.C, LS2.A, LS2.C, LS4.D, LS4.C, LS4.D, ESS3.C

# College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards
- Dimension 1: Developing Questions and Planning Inquiries
- Dimension 3: Evaluating Sources and Using Evidence:
- Dimension 4: Communicating Conclusions and Taking Informed Action:

# Social Justice in Education Standards
- Identity Anchor Standards:
1. Students will develop positive social identities based on their membership in multiple groups in society.
2. Students will develop language and historical and cultural knowledge that affirm and accurately describe their membership in multiple identity groups.
4. Students will express pride, confidence and healthy self-esteem without denying the value and dignity of other people.
- Diversity Anchor Standards:
8. Students will respectfully express curiosity about the history and lived experiences of others and will exchange ideas and beliefs in an open-minded way.
9. Students will respond to diversity by building empathy, respect, understanding and connection.
10. Students will examine diversity in social, cultural, political and historical contexts rather than in ways that are superficial or oversimplified.
- Justice Anchor Standards:
12. Students will recognize unfairness on the individual level (e.g., biased speech) and injustice at the institutional or systemic level (e.g., discrimination).
14. Students will recognize that power and privilege influence relationships on interpersonal, intergroup and institutional levels and consider how they have been affected by those dynamics.
- Action Anchor Standards:
17. Students will recognize their own responsibility to stand up to exclusion, prejudice and injustice.
19. Students will make principled decisions about when and how to take a stand against bias and injustice in their everyday lives and will do so despite negative peer or group pressure.
20. Students will plan and carry out collective action against bias and injustice in the world and will evaluate what strategies are most effective.

# UN Sustainable Development Goals
4, 5, 14, 16

# Ocean Literacy Principles

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