Marvelous Mollusks

by  Sea Turtle, Inc.

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Join one of our educators here at Sea Turtle, Inc. as we dive into the world of Mollusks.  Participants will have the opportunity to follow along with a dissection and learn about the anatomy and adaptations of squid.

This program is geared towards 5th-8th Grade students, but can be adapted for any age!

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About This Program


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

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5th-8th: 45 minutes

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 5, 6, 7, 8, Adult LearnersPublic Library: Library Patrons

Minimum participants:


Maximum participants:

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

Primary Disciplines

Career Education, Community Interests, Reading, Sciences, STEM, Technology/Information Science

Program Delivery Mode


Booking Information

Schedule is flexible, Please contact for current availability.

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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.

Sea Turtle, Inc.
9567614511 ext. 3

Program Details


Program begins with an interactive presentation covering:
1. What is Taxonomy?
2. What Makes a Mollusk a Mollusk?
3. Specific Characteristics of Mollusks
4. Squid Dissection

This program concludes with a live squid dissection and a question and answer session.


Identify traits of mollusks
Develop an understanding of taxonomy and classification
Gain an understanding of squid anatomy
Explore unique squid characteristics and adaptations

Standards Alignment

National Standards

Next Generation Science Standards:

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

Science 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:
Grade 5
1B, 3C, 9A, 10A
Grade 6
1B, 3D
Grade 7
1B, 3D, 11B, 12A
Grade 8
1B, 3D, 11C