Are you interested in learning more about sea turtles?
READ Yuri’s Brush with Magic by Maureen C. Wartski, which features a middle-grade mystery with a sea turtle theme. Download your free Educator’s Guide.
Sea turtle biologists consulted with the author on Yuri’s Brush with Magic to make sure all of the sea turtle facts in the book were accurate. Here is a video interview with NC Marine Biologist Matthew Godfrey. Watch and learn what you can do to help protect sea turtles! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vFTXPPWQRp0
Here are some online resources for your classroom:
Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center — a sea turtle hospital on Topsail Island, NC http://www.seaturtlehospital.org
Seaturtle.org — Adopt (sponsor) a sea turtle and track its migration in class or at home on the computer; a great site for educational sea turtle materials
Sea Turtle Camp — A marine science summer camp for teens, located in Wilmington, NC http://www.seaturtlecamp.com
Monterey Bay Open Sea Live Webcam — Can you spot a sea turtle swimming by?