Sea Turtles

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!

Interview with Matthew Godfrey, North Carolina Sea Turtle Biologist

Here are some online resources for your classroom:

Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center — a sea turtle hospital on Topsail Island, NC

Waves at Emerald Isle, NC April 2011_2 — 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

Monterey Bay Open Sea Live Webcam — Can you spot a sea turtle swimming by?