Our campus closed to the public on Monday March 16th however, our lifesaving work in our sea turtle hospital and on our local beaches continues. Our sea turtles are safe and receiving world-class care. Be sure to stay up to date on COVID-19 updates on our blog!
Our innovative educators have moved our programs to the online environment so we can help contribute to the education of eager minds of all ages during these unprecedented times.
Our educators are working around the clock to bring you and your family exceptional virtual learning modules.
With your help, we can continue to bring these free educational resources:
Our Center's closure to the public has significantly impacted our financial resources. Please help contribute towards our Virtual Coastal Classroom so we can bring our free episodes to the world and continue our life saving operations.
Help us provide free education - no donation is too small:
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All videos can be viewed on this page after the LIVE! *Teachers, please note this does not take you to Facebook*
Monday, May 11 - Watersheds
Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s biologist educator, Casey, discusses watersheds, their importance, and the impacts humans can have on them. Learn all about how watersheds are defined, where water goes and how we are all connected by our waterways!
At-home activity (grades 3-8): Make a Watershed
Tuesday, May 12 - Elasmobranchs
Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s biologist educator, Lindsay, explores cartilaginous fishes known as the subclass, Elasmobranchii. Learn all about sharks, rays, and sawfish including biology, adaptations, conservation, and more!
At-home Activity (Grades 3-8): Lateral Line Relay
Wednesday, May 13 - Lighting & Wildlife
Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s biologist, Enya explores some of the impacts lighting and light pollution can have on the “nightlife” of wildlife! Have you ever wondered what impacts your TV in the window could have on a nesting sea turtle? What about the impacts of street light on nocturnal birds? During this program, guests will explore the ways that light pollution affects wildlife, and the ways we can reduce the impacts!
At-Home Activity (Grades 3 - 8): At-Home Lighting Survey
Thursday, May 14 - The Sargasso Sea
Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s biologist, Enya, explores a unique and crucial floating habitat found just offshore: the Sargasso Sea. Sea turtle hatchlings head for this sea when they hatch, and many species spend the beginning of their lives in the shelter of the sargassum. There are even species that can only be found in the Sargasso Sea - and nowhere else! During this program, guests will learn about sargassum,the Sargasso Sea, and the importance of sargassum to marine life!
At-home Activity (Grades 6 -12): Exploring Gyres
Friday, May 15 - Endangered Species
Join Loggerhead Marinelife Center’s biologist, Enya, on #EndangeredSpeciesDay as she explores some of the many endangered species around the world - both on land and in the sea! During this program, guests will learn about what it means to be an endangered species, some examples of endangered species, and ways that you can help support endangered wildlife - like our sea turtles!
At-Home Activity (Grades 3-8): Endangered Board Game
Tune in at 2 p.m.
Weekend Patient Updates
Tune in Saturday & Sunday at 11 a.m. est. for an inside look at our sea turtle hospital. Learn about each patient and the treatments they are receiving. Our work never stops.
Virtual STEM Collaborative
Can't get enough virtual STEM? We've partnered with our education friends to gather local resources in one place.
Looking for Additional Activities?
While you're stuck at home check out our Kids' Fun Zone. Our mascot Fletch has activity pages, coloring pages and crafts!