Join our marine educators to gain an understanding of the biology and adaptations of marine turtles. Using case studies from our Turtle Hospital, we will examine the impact of marine debris and look at how marine turtles are affected by other human threats, and what is being done to help protect their populations.
Multipoint: $0.00Multipoint Premium: $0.00
Education: Grade(s) Kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Teacher(s)/Educator(s), Parent, Adult Learners, Homeschool/Family Public Library: Library Patrons, Library Staff
Sorry, this program is not currently available. To inquire about future availability, please contact Reef HQ Aquarium (Australia)
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For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672
There is no cancellation policy for this free virtual learning experience.
Reef HQ Aquarium (Australia)
+61 7 47500713
1. This program begins with an introduction to the Great Barrier Reef and the species of marine turtle found in Australian waters.2. We then discuss marine turtle adaptations and their life-history (life-cycle).3. We consider the main conservation threats facing marine turtles and how we might reduce these.4. We will review a couple of patient case studies from our Turtle Hospital and illustrate how turtle patients are cared for and rehabilitated.5.Attendees will be able to Interact with the presenters through Zoom Q&A throughout the session.
Attendees will::1. Develop an appreciation of the species, adaptations and life-history of marine turtles2..Understand the major threats facing marine turtles3. Consider the ways we can reduce these threats as a global community.
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Center for Interactive Learning and Collaboration
2075 Lookout Drive
North Mankato, MN 56003
A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization
A program of the South Central Service Cooperative, an Education Service Agency with its headquarters in southern Minnesota.