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Educational Initiatives: Educator Resources

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Educational Lessons & Activities Related to Sea Turtle Migration-Tracking

* A Brief Unit on Sea Turtles - for Elementary School : Grades 2 & 3. Developed by Cathy Payne

* Plotting and Prediction: Track Sea Turtles and Predict Their Routes - for Elementary School :Grade 5 (Easily adapted for Middle and High School). Developed by Cathy Payne

* Cause and Effect - Human Impact on Sea Turtle Populations: Plastic Bags - for Elementary and Middle School : Grades 5 - 8. Developed by Cathy Payne

* Who Cares for These Turtles? - for Middle and High School : Grades 6 - 12. Developed by Gayle Evans

* Tides of Change... - for High School : Grades 10 - 12 (Can be adapted for upper Elementary and Middle School). Developed by Gayle Evans

* Tour de Turtles: It's a Race for Survival! - for Middle School : Grades 6 - 8. Developed by Gayle Evans
   Download the Race for Survival PowerPoint Presentation

* Maps & Data Sets for Plotting Sea Turtle Migration (PDF files )

    Blank Maps:

    Data Sets:

    Data Sets provided by the Sea Turtle Conservancy and the University of Central Florida. Data sets may only be used for educational or conservational purposes and must be properly credited if used outside of the STC provided educational activities.


Additional Educational Activities

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If you have an activity or resource related to the tracking program that you would like to share, please contact Dan Evans at or 352-373-6441 to find out how to have it included on our website.

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