A sea turtle off the Big Island of Hawaiʻi © Tyler Bell. CC-BY-2.0.
Groups can be encouraged to choose animals of different classes (reptiles, amphibians, mammals, etc.).
E-books and some videos are available free-of-charge for teachers via a one-time subscription at the Epic! website.
Consider using websites like SafeShare.TV and ViewPure to remove ads from websites.
Offers general information and images about green sea turtles. [Contains ads.]
Profile of the green sea turtle, with scientific names, classification and more.
Detailed information about green sea turtles.
Provides detailed information about green sea turtles, including distribution, and resources. [Contains ads.]
Provides detailed information about how members of the public can watch a sea turtle hatchling release on Padre Island, Texas.
Focuses on Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle, including fast facts, in-depth content and images.
Interactive website with facts about sea turtles.
Basic information about sea turtles. [Contains ads.]
Presents very detailed information about sea turtles. [Contains ads.]
A marine biologist captured footage of a sea turtle eating a stinging jellyfish. (YouTube)
Scuba diver Sam takes students underwater, with links to additional videos. (YouTube)
by Stephanie Lisa Tara and Lee Edward Fodi
by Carol Malnor and Trina L. Hunner
by Elle J. McGuinness and Romi Caron
by Philippe Cousteau and Deborah Hopkinson
by Nicola Davies and Jane Chapman
by April Pulley Sayre and Annie Patterson
E-books on GetEpic.com
Virtual Field Trips
Offering a variety of programs focusing on sea turtles. Depending on the length of the program, cost varies (45 minutes, $120; and 30 minutes, $90) Topics include sea turtle rescue and rehabilitation, life cycle of a sea turtle, and more. Live field trips are also available on Padre Island, Texas. Look for the “Education” tab.
Skype a Scientist
Schedule a skype session with Katherine R. Martin, who studies reptiles and amphibians.
Skype A Scientist matches over 2000+ scientists with classrooms around the world! Scientists skype into your classroom for 30–60-minute Q&A sessions that can cover the scientist’s expertise or what it’s like to be a scientist. Multiple topics are available.