Meet the residents: allison & merry Christmas

Program Length: 30 minutes

Program Cost: $90

Discover the story of Allison, the one-flippered sea turtle, and Merry Christmas, the cold-stunned sea turtle. Learn characteristics of Atlantic green sea turtles and ways you can help sea turtles in the wild. 

Program Objectives

Students will:

  • Identify traits of reptiles
  • Compare and contrast anatomy of turtles in different habitats
  • Explore green sea turtle characteristics
  • Discuss the stories of Allison & Merry Christmas and identify two specific threats to sea turtles in the wild
  • Investigate ways to reduce human impacts on the environment

Science 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, predator, cold stun

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