Meet the Residents: Hang Ten

Program Length: 30 minutes

Program Cost: $90

Discover the story of Hang Ten, the Kemp’s ridley sea turtle. Learn characteristics of Kemp’s ridley sea turtles and ways you can help sea turtles in the wild. Program includes a Live visit from Hang Ten!

Program Objectives

Students will:

  • Identify traits of reptiles
  • Compare and contrast anatomy of turtles in different habitats
  • Explore Kemp’s ridley sea turtle characteristics
  • Discuss the story of Hang Ten and identify one threat to sea turtles in the wild
  • 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
  • 2nd: 1B, 2A, 9A, 10A
  • 3rd: 1B, 10A
  • 4th: 1B, 9A, 10A
  • 5th: 1B, 9A, 9C, 10A

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

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