FREE - Turtle Connections

by  Reef HQ Aquarium (Australia)

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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. 

Please use following link  to register for this session. On registering, you will be sent a link to connect to the webinar on the day: Monday 23 May, 6pm EST: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_hACtWy1HQc-s-2p2Zq-ggg

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About This Program


Multipoint: $0.00
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60 minutes

Target Audience

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

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Primary Disciplines

STEM, Sciences

Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference – Webcam/desktop (Zoom, Google Meet, Cisco WebEx, GoToMeeting, Microsoft Teams, Blue Jeans, etc...)

Booking Information

Sorry, this program is not currently available. To inquire about future availability, please contact Reef HQ Aquarium (Australia)

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

There is no cancellation policy for this free virtual learning experience.

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Reef HQ Aquarium (Australia)

Townsville, Queensland

Wherever you are in the world, experience the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef through a Reef Education virtual learning experience. Transport your classroom 'down-under' to Townsville, North Queensland, Australia, and interact with our marine educators as your learn about the Reef. With a number of virtual learning experiences on offer, you are sure to find a program to suit your teaching and learning requirements. They are an exciting, stimulating and easy way to involve and engage students in learning about a variety of topics relating to the Great Barrier Reef.

Julie Spencer
+61 7 47500713

Program Details


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 turtles
2..Understand the major threats facing marine turtles
3. Consider the ways we can reduce these threats as a global community.