Kid-Friendly Resources For the Study of Sea Turtles and Conservation
Learning about sea turtles will be a great adventure. Did you know that they lived before the time of the dinosaurs? Yet today, they are endangered, meaning they might not survive.
Sea Turtle Facts, Effects of Climate Change, Plastic in our Oceans, and Interactive Games
Save the Turtles, Inc. saveturtles.org (Yes, this is us.) We have great photos of sea turtles, information on each species.
Sea Turtle Restoration Project
Great information and political action activities to help sea turtles.: http://www.seaturtles.org
National Geographic: Accredited lesson plan on Endangered Species (offers K-12) https://www.nationalgeographic.org/education
U.S. Fish and Wildlife: Endangered Species Program: Government site lists endangered, threatened and extinct species and plants. http://www.fws.gov/endangered
National Geographic has a wonderful video as you can learn about climate change: https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2018/01/australia-green-sea-turtles-turning-female-climate-change-raine-island-sex-temperature
National Geographic video shows harmful effects of plastic straws stuck inside sea turtles noses: https://www.nationalgeographic.com.au/animals/how-did-sea-turtle-get-a-straw-up-its-nose.asp
Australian Academy of Science videao shows harmful effects of plastic in the ocean on sea turtles: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JIklRSR0ov4
PBS shares a great video : https://www.pbs.org/newshour/science/sea-turtles-rising-seas-sex-ratios
Caribbean Conservation Corporation: https://conserveturtles.org/sea-turtle-tracking-tour-de-turtles-sea-turtle-migration-marathon
NOAA has fantastic, amazing interactive games on many levels to learn about sea turtles’ survival. http://games.noaa.gov/seaturtle
Euroturtle demonstrates the cycle of life, and the threats sea turtles face: http://www.euroturtle.org/game/eduadv.htm
Another great game whereby you can choose what happens next with the sea turtles: http://www.euroturtle.org/game/brain/loc(18).htm