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Sea Turtle Rescue & Rehabilitation

from Sea Turtle, Inc.

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Join us at a sea turtle rescue center in South Texas to learn about injuries and threats facing endangered sea turtles and what Sea Turtle, Inc. is doing to help! Speak with a marine biologist about ocean conservation and visit with LIVE SEA TURTLE patients during your tour of our hospital. Programs can be tailored to a variety of age appropriate topics. All programs include:
- Live Interactive Presentation
- Live tour of hospital facility
- Question and Answer Session

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About This Program

Cost

Point to Point: $120.00
Point to Point Premium: $110.00


Invoices will be sent to designated contact after program is confirmed.

Length

Pre-K, Kindergarten: 30 minutes, 1st-5th 45 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:

None

Maximum participants:

Designed for groups sizes of approximately 30 students. Not recommended for more than 50 students per session.


Primary Disciplines

Community Interests, Health/Physical Education, Career Education, Sciences, Technology/Information Science, Reading


Program Delivery Mode

Zoom



Booking Information

Schedule is flexible. Please contact for current availability.

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

Provider's Cancellation Policy

We will not charge for programs canceled due to nature i.e. snow days. The full fee will be charged to sites which cancel with less than 48 hours notice.

About This Provider

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Sea Turtle, Inc.

South Padre Island, TX
United States

Sea Turtle Inc. is a non-profit organization founded in 1977 with a mission to rescue and rehabilitate sick and injured sea turtles for release back into the wild, educate the public about sea turtle and ocean conservation, and assist with conservation efforts for all marine turtle species.

Contact:
Khrystyne Jamerson
Khrystyne.Jamerson@seaturtleinc.org
9567614511 ext. 3

Program Details

Format

Programs begin with an age appropriate presentation covering:
1. Intro to sea turtle characteristics
2. Discussion of common injuries to sea turtles
3. Participants asked to brainstorm ways we can help
4. Video of turtles being treated by veterinary staff
4. Tour of hospital facility
5. Time allowed for questions and answers

Programs for older students & adult learners will include more detail about medical treatments & veterinary care.

Objectives

Participants will:
- Identify common characteristics of turtles
- List threats to sea turtles
- Identify ways we can protect sea turtles
- Develop an appreciation for ocean conservation

Standards Alignment

National Standards

Next Generation Science Standards:

K-2 Programs:
Life Science
•LS1.A: Structure and Function
•LS1.B: Growth and Development of Organisms
•LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms
•LS2.A: Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems
•LS4.D: Biodiversity and Humans
Earth Science
•ESS3.A: Natural Resources
•ESS3.C: Human Impacts on Earth Systems

3-5 Programs
Life Science
•LS1.A: Structure and Function
•LS1.B: Growth and Development of Organisms
•LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms
•LS2.A: Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems
•LS2.C: Ecosystem Dynamics, Functioning, and Resilience
•LS4.B: Natural Selection
•LS4.C: Adaptation
•LS4.D: Biodiversity and Humans
Earth Science
•ESS3.A: Natural Resources
•ESS3.C: Human Impacts on Earth Systems

State Standards

Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)
All programs cover topics required in the essential knowledge and skills for:
Scientific investigation and reasoning
Organisms and environments.
Grade level specific alignments are as follows:
Kindergarten
2A, 3A, 3C, 4A, 9A, 9B, 10B
Grade 1
2A, 3A, 3C, 10A
Grade 2
2A, 3A, 3C, 9B, 9C, 10A
Grade 3
2A, 10A
Grade 4
2A, 10A
Grade 5
9A, 9C, 10A