Virtual Field Trips

Virtual field trip
Turt the green sea turtle
Florida Oceanographic staff feeding our sea turtles
Annabelle the green sea turtle

Invite Florida Oceanographic's Education Staff into your middle or high school classroom for a live, interactive, virtual field trip experience focused on sea turtle biology and conservation! 

5th- 12th grade (grade appropriate content)

50-minute program includes extensive back-and-forth interaction between students and Florida Oceanographic's educators.

 Computer with internet access and free Skype account, webcam, microphone, speakers, and digital projector (A pre-program test session will be scheduled to ensure connectivity). 

  • Biology and Ecology of Sea Turtles: Sea turtle adaptations, behavior, diet, nesting patterns and life cycle
  • Conservation of the World's Sea Turtles: Threats to sea turtles and what we, as environmental stewards, can do to help
  • Florida Oceanographic's Non-Releasable Sea Turtles: How our organization cares for and enriches the permanently disabled sea turtles that call our facility home

Each 50 minute virtual field trip is ideally designed for a single class of up to ~40 students.  Single-grade auditorium-style programs are available upon request for larger groups. 

$125/session $75 for the first 10 registrants 

A limited number of grant-funded FREE Virtual Field Trips may be available through our Skype in the Classroom page. Space and schedule availability for these free Virtual Field Trips are limited. 

To book a free Virtual Field Trip to the Florida Oceanographic Coastal Center, visit our Skype in the Classroom page at https://education.microsoft.com/SeaTurtleTracks

 

If you are unable to locate a free Virtual Field Trip to fit your availability, you may request to schedule a Virtual Field Trip at the discounted rate of $75 by emailing Nicole Harper at nharper@floridaocean.org