Online Virtual Conference,  Online Virtual Performance

Provider: Mote Marine Laboratory

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

Starting cost per student: $4.25

Additional Info: $128 (you save 20% off regular price of $160 through EdExploreSRQ)

Max. Capacity: 30

Transportation Needed?  No

Who Arranges Transportation? Other (see description)

Is Financial Assistance Offered?  Yes

Material:



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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.

Shark Science

How smart are you about sharks? Take our interactive quiz show to uncover the mysteries and discover the truths about these fascinating creatures. In this lesson we introduce the learners to the diversity and adaptations of sharks.

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

Objectives: The students will learn about the behavior of sharks, types of sharks, and the anatomy and physiology of sharks (including the senses). Students will also learn about the popular misconceptions about sharks and why they are often misunderstood.

Outline:

  • Diversity and classification
  • Adaptations and senses
  • Behaviors including feeding
  • Anatomy and physiology (bony fish vs. cartilaginous fish
  • Conservation and research
  • 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. Our ExploreSRQ listings are eligible for funding from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, as well as the Education Foundation of Sarasota County.

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.15.1, SC.7.L.15.2, S.C.7.L..15.3, SC.7.L.17.1, SC.8.N.4.1, SC.8.N.4.2

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