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Mote Marine Laboratory - SEA Trek

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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.

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Programs by Mote Marine Laboratory - SEA Trek

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COLLABORATION SERIES: Educator Freeview Demo

 FREE!  - A great way to introduce interactive videoconferencing to teachers and professionals. Go behind-the-scenes with SEA Trek and learn how to bring Mote's research, animals, and exhibits to your learners. Discover the many affordable, easy...

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COLLABORATION SERIES: Free Tech Check

 FREE! -Schedule a free Tech Check and we will test your A/V and connectivity. We can also give you a brief preview of our award-winning lessons.

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EXPLORATION SERIES: Shark Zone Tour

NEW -Using our portable distance learning studio, we take you directly to the animals, exhibits and habitats around Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium. This tour is focused on shark research and care at Mote Aquarium. We begin with a review of...

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SCIENCE SERIES: Coral Science

ON SALE!  - Through a guided game format, learners participate in a media-rich, interactive video lesson about coral reefs. This is followed by an open Q&A chat with our ocean expert.

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SCIENCE SERIES: Manatee Science

ON SALE!  - Do you know how to train a 3000-pound relative of the elephant? Find out how Mote Marine Laboratory cares for Hugh and Buffett, our resident manatees, and learn how big and smart they are.

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SCIENCE SERIES: Shark Science

ON SALE!  - How smart are you about sharks? Take our interactive quiz show to uncover the mysteries and discover the truths about these fascinating creatures.

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SCIENCE SERIES: Turtle Science

 ON SALE!  - Learners participate in a interactive video lesson about sea turtles through a guided game show format. This is followed by an open Q&A chat with our ocean expert.

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SEA ME READ: Clumsy Crab

ON SALE!  - Snip, snap! Nipper the Crab hates his clumsy claws. Read along with us as we find out how useful they can eventually be. Made possible by a generous grant from the Kates Foundation.

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SEA ME READ: If a Dolphin Were a Fish

Join us on this ocean adventure as we discover what makes a mammal a mammal and how creatures have adapted to live in the sea. Students will learn about mammalian characteristics and how these animals have adapted to live in the sea. Students will...

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SEA ME READ: Shark Baby

 NEW - When Shark Baby’s egg case is torn loose in a storm, he goes on a journey across kelp forests, coral reefs, and seagrass meadows. He needs to find the “mermaid” to find out where he belongs. Will he find his way back? Read along with us to...

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SEA ME READ: Smiley Shark

 ON SALE!  - SMILE! Join us on an ocean adventure and meet a lonely shark who loves to smile. Read along as we help him save the day and find some friends.

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SEA Show: Celebrate Our Estuaries

Join Mote Marine Laboratory for a virtual exploration of a Florida seagrass habitat. This will be a live, virtual tour of the nearshore habitats in Sarasota Bay. Get close up looks at the animals and plants that live in our seagrass beds and take...

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SPOTLIGHT SERIES: SEA Science at Work / Marine Careers

Dive into marine science and discover what it takes to be an aquarium biologist, shark scientist, sea turtle researcher and more!

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SPOTLIGHT SERIES: Shark Training

ON SALE!  - Dive into our aquarium for a simulated shark training session.. This lesson is focused on shark research and husbandry at Mote Marine Laboratory.

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More About This Provider

Type of Organization

Science Center/Zoo

Contact

Jason Robertshaw   seatrek@mote.org
1600 Ken Thompson Parkway
Sarasota FL 34236
(941) 388-2904
United States

https://mote.org/seatrek

Primary Disciplines

The programs of Mote Marine Laboratory - SEA Trek cover:

Video Conferencing Awareness
Video Conferencing Planning and Implementation
Video Conferencing Presentation Skills
Career Education
Sciences
Literacy
Reading
Best Practice

Awards, Quotes, Testimonials

Ross was an excellent speaker! He was enthusiastic and praised the students after every question. The kiddos will be talking about this for a long time.
– Ms. C, Mohawk Elementary School, Macomb, MI

This video conference was excellent. It was perfectly suited to kindergarten students in timing and execution. The host was very engaging and the kids really liked him. It was a wonderful experience for our students, thank you very much.
– Ms. Z, Hillsborough Elementary School, Hillsborough, NJ