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SEA SCIENCE: Shark Training

by  Mote Marine Laboratory

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[STUDIO]  Dive into the fascinating world of shark research with a simulated shark training session! Immerse yourself in our 135,000-gallon shark habitat, home to a diverse collection of sharks and bony fishes from the Gulf of Mexico. Learn about Mote's shark husbandry and training techniques and discover the cutting-edge technology we use to study and conserve these magnificent creatures. This virtual tour is led by Mote's knowledgeable and passionate guides who are excited to share their love of the ocean with you. They'll be available to answer any questions you may have and provide insight into the amazing animals you'll see on the tour. Get up close and personal with our sharks, expand your knowledge and understanding, and become an expert yourself.

Program Rating

   based on 52 evaluation(s).

About This Program

Cost

By Request: $90.00
By Request Premium: $81.00


Programming available 9:00 am–5:00 pm ET. Weekend and after hours (5 pm ET) requests are available for an additional fee. There is a convenience fee for calls that require rental of a H.323/SIP Room Connector.

Billing Questions: please contact our Operations & Administration Manager (educate@mote.org, 941-388-4441;348).

Sarasota Teachers: Our EdExploreSRQ listings are eligible for funding from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, as well as the Education Foundation of Sarasota County. Find out how to fund your virtual field trip.


Length

Up to 30 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Teacher(s)/Educator(s), Parent, Adult Learners, Homeschool/Family , Learning Pod Other Public Library: Library Patrons, Library Staff

Minimum participants:

1

Maximum participants:

100


Primary Disciplines

Career Education, Sciences, STEM


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, etc...)
Webinar
Google Hang Out
Zoom
WebEx
Microsoft TeamsOther



Booking Information

Sorry, this program is not currently available. To inquire about future availability, please contact Mote Marine Laboratory

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

Provider's Cancellation Policy

Effective 8/15/2023, the following policies apply to ALL Mote Outreach (Classroom, Auditorium, Science Talks, Exploration Stations) and SEA Trek programs: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1hP-jZjauyF4uEDxjuMom3OajUwayUCzDPjLA58FKCR4/edit?usp=sharing

About This Provider

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Mote Marine Laboratory

Sarasota, FL
United States

Experience the wonders of the ocean from the comfort of your own classroom with Mote Marine Laboratory's Virtual Field Trips! As a world-class, AZA-accredited nonprofit marine research institution, we bring the excitement of authentic research and hands-on learning to you. From chatting with a shark trainer in our stunning aquarium, to exploring the Florida Keys and observing coral reefs like a real scientist, our virtual lessons are designed to engage and inspire your students. Aligned with state and national education standards, our lessons range from 30 to 60 minutes and provide a unique and thrilling way to dive into STEM topics. Join us on a virtual adventure and unlock the mysteries of the ocean!

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

Program Details

Format

1, Prior knowledge and overview of Mote's research history and current shark research projects
2. Conversation about shark husbandry, training and care at Mote Marine Laboratory
3. Role of sharks in their ecosystem
4. Shark conservation
5. Questions and Answers

Objectives

Students will participate in a virtual shark training session with our ocean expert; identify reasons why we train sharks and other animals in human care discover husbandry and training techniques biologist use to manage animals in human care; learn about the technology we use to study sharks in the wild; engage in a discussion with our ocean expert about sharks or other ocean animals; develop an appreciation for sharks and their important ecological roles.

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
5th Grade
5-LS2: Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics
LS2.A: Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems (5-LS2-1)
LS2.B: Cycles of Matter and Energy Transfer in Ecosystems (5-LS2-1)
5-ESS3: Earth and Human Activity
ESS3.C: Human Impacts on Earth Systems (5-ESS3-1)

6th - 8th Grades
MS-LS2: Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics
LS2.A: Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems (MS-LS2.1; MS-LS2.2)
LS2.C: Ecosystem Dynamics, Functioning, and Resilience (MS-LS2-4)
LS4.D: Biodiversity and Humans (secondary to MS-LS2-5)
MS-LS4: Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity
LS4.C: Adaptation (MS-LS4-6)
MS-ESS3: Earth and Human Activity
ESS3.C: Human Impacts on Earth Systems (MS- ESS3-3, MS-ESS3-4)
ESS3.D: Global Climate Change (MS-ESS3-5)

9th - 12th Grades
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
5th Grade
RI.5.7 Draw on information from multiple print or digital sources, demonstrating the ability to locate an answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem efficiently. (5-LS2-1)

6th - 8th Grades
WHST.6-8.8 Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources; assess the credibility of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and providing basic bibliographic information for sources. (MS-LS1-8)
SL.8.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grade 8 topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly. (MS-LS2-2)
RST.6-8.4 Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 6-8 texts and topics. (MS-LS3-1),(MS-LS3-2)

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
5th Grade
MP.2 Reason abstractly and quantitatively. (5-LS2-1)

6th - 8th Grades
MP.2 Reason abstractly and quantitatively. (MS-ESS3-2),(MS-ESS3-5)

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 Addressed:
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