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STUDIO SERIES: Coral Science

from Mote Marine Laboratory - SEA Trek

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Why are coral reefs important? Discover the value of coral reefs to wildlife and how important they are to people too.

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About This Program

Cost

By Request: $160.00
By Request Premium: $144.00


CILC Premium Members save 10%. EdExploreSRQ discounts will appear on your invoice.

Length

Up to 60 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Homeschool/Family , Learning Pod Senior Centers Public Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:

5

Maximum participants:

100


Primary Disciplines

Sciences


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, Blue Jeans, etc...)
Webinar
Google Hang Out
Zoom
Skype
Vidyo
WebEx
Microsoft Teams or whatever you need



Booking Information

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For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's Cancellation Policy

You may reschedule a lesson once per request at no charge for any reason by emailing seatrek@mote.org or calling 941-388-2904. Please let us know at least 48 hours prior to your lesson date. Fees will be waived due to technical problems only if they are reliably traced to a malfunction on our end. You may schedule a separate, free Tech Check prior to your lesson to ensure the quality of your connection here: https://www.cilc.org/ContentProvider/Program.aspx?id=7743

You may connect with us up to 10 minutes prior to your scheduled start time to ensure the quality of the connection. However, you must connect with us no later than 15 minutes after your start time to avoid cancellation and billing.

For lessons with a fee, an invoice will be sent to you after we confirm your requests. Requests for lessons are an obligation for payment. Checks should be made out to Mote Marine Laboratory, Inc.

Please send payment to:
MOTE MARINE LABORATORY
ATTN: EDUCATION DIVISION
1600 Ken Thompson Parkway
Sarasota, Florida 34236

Payment is due within 30 days of delivery of lessons. There will be a 5% interest charge per month on late invoices. Late payment may affect our ability to offer you connections in the future.

Billing Questions: please contact our Manager of Operations and Administration, Lauren Markham at (941) 388-4441;348 or email lauren@mote.org.

Note, if Mote sets up, hosts, and manages the connection and invites you, there is an additional $5 fee. Your calendar confirmation will include connection details. However, if you set up the connection and invite us, there is no additional fee. There is a $10 convenience fee for calls that require rental of a H.323/SIP Room Connector. Weekend and after hours (5 pm ET) requests are available for an additional fee.

About This Provider

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Mote Marine Laboratory - SEA Trek

Sarasota, FL
United States

Mote Marine Laboratory is a world-class, nonprofit, marine research institution located in Sarasota, FL. We provide informal science education to pre-K children through adults, aligning with state and national education standards with a focus on marine research themes through exciting, interactive lessons and authentic research experiences.

Mote Aquarium is proud to be accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and has met rigorous, professional standards for animal care, wildlife conservation and research, education and more.

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. Lessons are available up to 30 or 60 minutes in length for PreK-12th + Lifelong Learners.

Contact:
Jason Robertshaw
seatrek@mote.org
(941) 388-2904

Program Details

Format

- Intro and prior knowledge
- Guided Reef Quest game
- 1. Coral classification.
- 2. Coral anatomy.
- 3. Life cycles.
- 4. Reef formation.
- 5. Biogeography.
- 6. Biodiversity.
- 7. Reef relationships (symbiosis).
- 8. Food webs.
- 9. Coral conservation.
- Research and conservation video
- Open questions and answers

Objectives

Objectives: Understand coral taxonomy and their relationships in the tree of life. Identify the different growth forms of coral groups and their relationship to other organisms in marine ecosystems. Explain the conservation status of coral reefs. Compare three stewardship actions.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

Subject Areas
Life Sciences

Ocean Literacy Principles
OLP #5 The ocean supports a great diversity of life and ecosystems
OLP #6 The ocean and humans are inextricably interconnected

ISTE Standards
2. Communication and collaboration:
Students use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning and contribute to the learning of others.

Next Generation Science Standards
9th - 12th Grades
HS-LS1: From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
LS1.A: Structure and Function (HS-LS1-2)
HS-LS2: Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics
LS2.A: Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems (HS-LS2-1, HS- LS2-2)
LS2.C: Ecosystem Dynamics, Functioning, and Resilience (HS-LS2-2, HS-LS2-6, HS-LS2-7)
LS4.D: Biodiversity and Humans (HS-LS4-6, secondary to HS- LS2-7)
ETS1.B: Developing Possible Solutions (secondary to HS-LS2-7)
HS-LS4: Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity
LS4.C: Adaptation (HS-LS4-5), (HS-LS4-6, HS-LS4-5)
LS4.D: Biodiversity and Humans (HS-LS4-6, HS-LS4-7)
HS-ESS3: Earth and Human Activity
ESS3.C: Human Impacts on Earth Systems (HS-ESS3-3, HS-ESS3-4)
ESS3.D: Global Climate Change (HS-ESS3-5, HS-ESS3-6)
ETS1.B: Developing Possible Solutions (secondary to HS-ESS3-2, secondary HS-ESS3-4)

Common Core ELA/Literacy
9th - 12th Grades
WHST.11-12.8 Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the strengths and limitations of each source in terms of the specific task, purpose, and audience; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and overreliance on any one source and following a standard format for citation. (HS-LS1-3)
RST.11-12.7 Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., quantitative data, video, multimedia) in order to address a question or solve a problem. (HS-LS2-6),(HS-LS2-7),(HS-LS2-8)

Common Core Mathematics
9th - 12th Grades
MP.2 Reason abstractly and quantitatively. (HS-LS2-1),(HS-LS2-2),(HS-LS2-4),(HS-LS2-6),(HS-LS2-7)

State Standards

Florida State Standards
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.7.L.15.1, SC.7.L.15.2, S.C.7.L.15.3, SC.8.N.4.1, SC.8.N.4.2