Life Cycle of a Sea Turtle

Program Length: 45 minutes

Program Cost: $120

Discover the life cycle of a sea turtle by exploring how adult females lay a nest, hatchlings scramble to the sea, and their great migration through our oceans. This program includes live visits with some of our current sea turtle patients!

Program Objectives

Students will:

  • Identify traits of reptiles
  • Compare and contrast anatomy of turtles in different habitats
  • Explore the stages of the life cycle of a sea turtle
  • Investigate ways to reduce human impacts on the environment

Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills

  • Kindergarten: 1B, 2A, 3A, 9B, 10B
  • 1st: 1B, 2A, 3A, 10A, 10C, 10D
  • 2nd: 1B, 2A, 9A, 9C, 10A
  • 3rd: 1B, 10A
  • 4th: 1B, 9A 9B, 10A, 10C
  • 5th: 1B, 9A, 9B, 9C, 10A

Vocabulary: reptile, cold-blooded, adaptation, keratin, stream lined, conservation, migration, habitat, predators, hatchling

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