Online Virtual Conference

Provider: Mote SEAtrek.TV

Contact: Jason Robertshaw, Program Manager for Virtual Learning

Starting cost per student: $3

Additional Info: Price is $75 per connection/per class

Max. Capacity: 25

Transportation Needed?  No

Who Arranges Transportation?

Is Financial Assistance Offered?  No


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This lesson is focused on shark research at Mote Marine Laboratory. We begin with an overview of shark husbandry and training at our aquarium and the research technology we use. We end with a Question and Answer session with our Ocean Expert.

  • Format: Interactive Video Lesson
  • Age (Grade): 08-09 (3rd), 09-10 (4th), 10-11 (5th), 11-12 (6th), 12-13 (7th), 13-14 (8th), 14-15 (9th), 15-16 (10th), 16-17 (11th), 17-18 (12th), Adult (Lifelong)
  • Duration: 25 mins
  • Fee: $75/connection (Discounts available for Title 1)
  • Mote Research Connection: Sharks and Rays Conservation Research Program
  • Animals in this lesson: game fish, reef fish, sharks, rays
  • Keywords: adaptation, anatomy, behavior, biodiversity, buoyancy, cartilage, climate change, conservation, elasmobranch, endangered, extinction, gills, habitat, husbandry, positive reinforcement, predator, species, taxonomy, training, vertebrate
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  • Prior knowledge and overview of Mote’s research history and current shark research projects
  • Conversation about shark husbandry, training and care at Mote Marine Laboratory
  • Role of sharks in their ecosystem
  • Shark conservation
  • Questions and Answers

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