Sea Turtle Ecology

Lesson Title: Sea Turtle Ecology: Threats and Conservation (5 of 5)
Academic Standards: MS-LS2-5. Evaluate competing design solutions for maintaining biodiversity and ecosystem services.
Content Creator: Ms. Chrissy Frederick
Level: Middle School
Duration: 35-45 min
  /  Sea Turtle Ecology: Threats and Conservation (5 of 5)


  • describe causes of sea turtle decline and how to reduce threats to sea turtles


In this lesson, students learn threats to sea turtles and how them can be reduced.
Students explore threats and conservation in VR. Students design a way to communicate important information about sea turtles to the public.


  1. Dive In!: As global temperatures rise, how might sea turtles be affected?
  2. Content Delivery: Slide Deck and videos
  3. Virtual Field Trip: A Day in the Life, Sea Turtle Hospital
  4. Activity: Informing the Public
  5. Closing: Thank you!

Demonstratives & Media

Classroom Space
Science Lab
Virtual Field Trips & Lab Demonstrations
Instructional Videos
3D objects

Suggested Ancillary Support