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OUTDOOR SERIES: Shark Zone Tour

from Mote Marine Laboratory - SEA Trek

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 NEW  - Using our portable distance learning studio, we take you directly to the animals, exhibits and habitats around Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium. This tour is focused on shark research and care at Mote Aquarium. We begin with a review of the history of shark research a the lab. Then we watch a demonstration of shark husbandry and training with our biologists from atop our 135,000 gallon exhibit. We end with a Question and Answer session with our Ocean Experts.


Tours are available Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays, between 9:00 am–945 am ET. Please make your requests at least two weeks in advance.

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About This Program

Cost

By Request: $80.00
By Request Premium: $80.00


EdExploreSRQ discounts will appear on your invoice.

Length

Up to 30 minutes


Target Audience

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

Minimum participants:

1

Maximum participants:

100


Primary Disciplines

Community Interests, Career Education, 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



Booking Information

Tours are available Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays, between 9:00 am–9:45 am ET. Please make your requests at least two weeks in advance.

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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

Tours are available on Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays, between 9:00 am–9:45 am ET. Feedings usually begin at 9:30 am ET but are subject to change. We will provide as much notice as possible about any changes. Segments may vary due to weather and veterinary priorities. We will make every effort to deliver the segments as described but may use a combination of live and recorded video when required.

9:05 - Standby. A/V checks.
9:10 - Start. Shark research at Mote.
9:20 - Sharks in our ecosystems
9:25 - Demonstration of shark husbandry by aquarium biologists
9:30 - Open Q&A with our experts
9:35 - Wrap up - visit flipgrid.com/seatrek

Objectives

Students will watch a live shark training and feeding session; learn about the history of shark research and technologies used at our lab; identify reasons for training sharks and other animals in human care; develop an appreciation for sharks and their important ecological roles; compare up to three stewardship actions they can take to help shark conservation.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.6-8.RST.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.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.6-8.WHST.8 -- Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.8.SL.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.
ESS3C 3-5 -- Human impacts on Earth systems
ESS3C 6-8 -- Human impacts on Earth systems
ESS3C 9-12 -- Human impacts on Earth systems
LS2A 3-5 -- Interdependent relationships in ecosystems
LS2A 6-8 -- Interdependent relationships in ecosystems
LS2A 9-12 -- Interdependent relationships in ecosystems
LS2B 3-5 -- Cycles of matter and engergy transfer in ecosystems
LS2B 6-8 -- Cycles of matter and engergy transfer in ecosystems
LS2B 9-12 -- Cycles of matter and engergy transfer in ecosystems
LS4C 3-5 -- Adaptation
LS4C 6-8 -- Adaptation
LS4C 9-12 -- Adaptation
LS4D 3-5 -- Biodiversity and humans
LS4D 6-8 -- Biodiversity and humans
LS4D 9-12 -- Biodiversity and humans