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Great Ocean Voyage: Shark Adaptations

by  South Carolina Aquarium

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Walk through the Aquarium and learn about stingray adaptations in The Shallows. Then “dive into” the deepest tank in North America: our Great Ocean Tank! The Great Ocean Tank holds four different shark species and over 550 individual animals. Learn all about the adaptations that help sharks to survive, and how they should be protected -- not feared!


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About This Program

Cost

Point to Point: $150.00



Length

30 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) Pre-K Students, Kindergarten, 1, 2, 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

Career Education, Gifted & Talented, Sciences, Special Education, Special Needs


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, Blue Jeans, etc...)
Zoom
SkypeOthers may be available upon request



Booking Information

To book a time for your Virtual Field Trip, please click the following link: https://scadistancelearning.youcanbook.me

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

Provider's Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be made with Susan McLaughlin at least 7 days before reservation date to be eligible for a full refund. Refunds are not available after this date. If you need to change dates, please email Susan McLaughlin (smclaughlin@scaquarium) at least 7 days before your reservation date.
In the case of Aquarium closure due to inclement weather or external factors, Aquarium staff will reach out immediately to notify you and to reschedule your program.

About This Provider

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South Carolina Aquarium

Charleston, South Carolina
United States

The South Carolina Aquarium, jutting out 200 feet into
the Charleston Harbor, offers a state-of-the-art environmental learning center
that encompasses the entire spectrum of the Southeast Appalachian Watershed as
found in South Carolina: the Mountains, the Piedmont, the Coastal Plain, the
Coast, and the Ocean. The Aquarium’s mission is to inspire conservation of the
natural world by exhibiting and caring for animals, by excelling in education
and research, and by providing an exceptional visitor experience. The South
Carolina Aquarium is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization relying on the
support of paying guests, members, foundations and the generosity of donors.
The Aquarium’s 93,000-square-foot building includes nine galleries featuring
more than 5,000 amazing aquatic animals, from river otters and sharks to
loggerhead turtles and American alligators, within approximately 50 exhibits

Contact:
Jaime Thom
virtualprograms@scaquarium.org
8435798642

Program Details

Format

1. Introduction to the Aquarium
2. Learn about Elasmobranchs (Sharks and Stingrays) and the Adaptations that help them to survive
3. Travel to the Great Ocean Tank and "dive in" to see the deepest tank in North America
4. Meet the animals that live in the ocean and talk about invasive species like the Lionfish!
5. Learn how we can help to protect sharks and other ocean creatures
6. Time for Q&A

Objectives

1. Learn the meaning of the word “adaptation”
2. Identify adaptations on a shark and discuss how they help sharks to survive
3. Examine the different animals in the Ocean and the balance of the ecosystem
4. Discover an invasive species
5. Develop a plan for protecting endangered species

Standards Alignment

National Standards

K-LS1-1
K-ESS2-2
K-ESS3-1
K-ESS3-3
1-LS1-1
1-LS3-1
2-LS4-1
3-LS1-1
3-LS2-1
3-LS3-2
3-LS4-2
3-LS4-3
3-LS4-4
4-LS1-1
4-LS1-2
5-PS3-1
5-LS1-1
5-LS2-1
5-ESS3-1
MS-LS1-4
MS-LS1-5
MS-LS2-2
MS-LS2-3
MS-LS2-4
MS-LS4-4
MS-ESS3-3
MS-ESS3-4
MS-ESS3-5
HS-LS2-2
HS-LS2-4
HS-LS2-6
HS-LS2-7
HS-LS2-8
HS-LS4-2
HS-LS4-4
HS-LS4-5
HS-LS4-6
HS-ESS2-4
HS-ESS3-1
HS-ESS3-3
HS-ESS3-4
HS-ESS3-5
HS-ESS3-6

State Standards

South Carolina State Standards
K.L.2A.1
K.L.2A.2
K.L.2A.3
K.L.2A.5
1.E.4A.2
1.E.4A.3
1.L.5A.1
1.L.5A.2
1.L.5A.3

2.L.5B.1
2.L.5B.2
2.L.5B.3
2.L.5B.4
3.E.4A.2
3.E.4B.4
3.L.5A.1
3.L.5A.2
3.L.5B.1
3.L.5B.2
4.L.5A.1
4.L.5A.3
4.L.5B.1
4.L.5B.3
5.E.3B.3
5.L.4A.1
5.L.4A.2
5.L.4B.1
5.L.4B.2
5.L.4B.3
5.L.4B.4
6.L.4A.1
6.L.4B.1
6.L.4B.2
6.L.4B.3
6.L.4B.5
7.L.3B.1
7.EC.5A.1
7.EC.5AA.3
7.EC.5B.1
7.EC.5B.2
8.E.6B.1
H.B.6A.1
H.B.6A.2
H.B.6C.1
H.B.6D.1
H.E.5A.8
H.E.6A.5
H.E.6A.9