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SEA ME READ: Swimming With Sharks

from Mote Marine Laboratory - SEA Trek

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NEW - In the 1930s few people dared to explore the depths of the sea, and none were women. But Genie wasn’t afraid. Follow “the Shark Lady” as she uncovers the mysteries of the world’s most feared fish!


Swimming With Sharks, the Daring Discoveries of Eugenie Clark

We read this biographical story aloud with your students and then engage in a learning segment to help build critical thinking skills, promote oral language skills, fluency, pronunciation, STEM engagement, and reading comprehension.

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About This Program

Cost

By Request: $80.00
By Request Premium: $72.00


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

Length

Up to 30 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, Homeschool/Family , Learning PodPublic Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:

5

Maximum participants:

100


Primary Disciplines

Community Interests, Career Education, Language Arts/English, Sciences, Character Education, Technology/Information Science, Literacy, Writing, Reading, Problem Solving


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...)
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Booking Information

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Receive this program and 9 more for one low price when you purchase the CILC Virtual Expeditions package. Learn more

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

In this program, Mote Marine Laboratory will present a media-rich lesson on sharks.
1. Shark Emoji, shark diversity guessing game and prior knowledge (KWL) (5 minutes)
2. The story of Swimming With Sharks: The Daring Discoveries of Eugenie Clark (10 minutes)
3. Creative Minds, help answer a few questions about the story and about shark scientist (5 minutes)
4. Questions and Answers (5-10 minutes)

Objectives

Participants will use collaborative technologies to connect with others and contribute to the conversation through voice, audio, and chat.
Participants will use literacy, reading, and writing comprehension skills to complete various simulated scientific journaling exercises.
Participants will develop an appreciation for the adaptations, behaviors, and diversity of sharks and other marine life by completing a simple shark anatomy activity together.
Participants will compare the careers of Dr. Eugenie Clark as a pioneer of ocean exploration to those of other women currently working in STEM fields through a photo identification game.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.1.RL.5 -- Explain major differences between books that tell stories and books that give information, drawing on a wide reading of a range of text types.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.3.RF.3b -- Decode words with common Latin suffixes.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.3.RL.1 -- Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.3.RL.4 -- Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, distinguishing literal from nonliteral language.
A list of alignment to Common Core standards is available from Albert Whitman Co.
www.albertwhitman.com/book/swimming-with-sharks/