Classroom Programs

Sea turtle journey
The beginning of a journey for a park born sea turtle.

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  • Ranger led and standards based - yes
  • Program length - one hour
  • Group size - 15 minimum
  • School provides - room for presentation
  • Park provides - program materials and ranger
  • For more information - call 305-230-7275 x08 or e-mail
  • Due to limited time and resources, outreach programs are unavailable to schools north of 836/Dolphin expressway.
Sea Turtle Journey - Students learn the natural history and perils of sea turtles through story time with a park ranger. The story is followed by an activity illustrating the important role students play in sea turtle conservation. Programs are conducted only in April and May, and on Tuesdays and Thursdays. For student grades 3rd-5th

Microscopic Sea Monsters and Plankton Lab - Have you ever wondered what is in a drop of sea water? A lot! Rangers will set up a microscope lab in your classroom. Students will explore a water sample from Biscayne National Park. The microscopes will reveal a microscopic world to the students. For student grades 4th-12th

Inside the Invader and Lionfish Lab - Lionfish are an Indo-Pacific fish invading Biscayne National Park. Interns from the University of Miami collect lionfish in order to help conserve park reources. The lionfish they catch provide an opportunity for local students to dissect them. Rangers lead students through a hands-on dissection. All fish are despined for student use. For student grades 4th-12th

Last updated: February 8, 2017

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