Caring for Stranded Marine Animals
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Scheduled Programs

The National Marine Life Center offers a variety of educational programs about marine animals, strandings, rehabilitation, and ocean conservation. Programs are tailored for each audience and may include a combination of PowerPoint slides, pictures, hands-on activities, marine animal specimens, and/or arts and crafts.

TO SCHEDULE A PROGRAM, CONTACT:
508 743-9888
nmlc@nmlc.org

MARINE ANIMALS OF CAPE COD
Sea turtles in Massachusetts?  Yes!  Students will learn about the sea turtles, seals, dolphins, porpoises, and whales off the coast of Massachusetts. Program includes natural history, identification, and conservation.
Grades: pre-K through 12th
Length: 40-50 minutes
Cost: Members – $70 + mileage; Non-members –  $75 + mileage

TURTLE T.L.C.
How do you take care of a sick sea turtle?  Students will learn about sea turtle strandings, rehabilitation, and release.
Grades: 3rd through 12th
Length: 40-50 minutes
Cost: Members – $70 + mileage; Non-members –  $75 + mileage

SEAL S.O.S.
How do you take care of a sick seal?  Students will learn about seal strandings, rehabilitation, and release.
Grades: 3rd through 12th
Length: 40-50 minutes
Cost: Members – $70 + mileage; Non-members –  $75 + mileage

DOLPHIN DOCTOR
How do you take care of a sick dolphin?  Students will learn about dolphin strandings, rehabilitation, and release.
Grades: 3rd through 12th
Length: 40-50 minutes
Cost: Members – $70 + mileage; Non-members –  $75 + mileage

OCEANS 9-1-1
Our oceans are in trouble and need our help.  Students will learn about threats to the ocean ecosystem and discuss how they CAN make a difference!
Grades: 5th through 12th
Length: 40-50 minutes
Cost: Members – $70 + mileage; Non-members –  $75 + mileage

GOT MATH?
Who needs math?  We do!  Math is used daily in marine wildlife rehabilitation.  Through real world examples, data, and situations, students will practice math skills tailored to their grade level.
Grades: 3rd through 12th
Length: 40-50 minutes
Cost: Members – $70 + mileage; Non-members –  $75 + mileage

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
Programs may be adapted or combined to an after school format for one or several weeks.  Please contact us for more details.
Grades: K through 8th
Length: 45-60 minutes
Limit: 20 students
Cost: Members – $3/child/session + mileage; Non-members – $5/child/session + mileage

SCOUT PROGRAMS
We will work with you to combine topics and activities that may be used towards a badge or simply for a troop field trip.
Grades:  K through 8th
Length:  45-50 minutes
Minimum: 10 students; Maximum:  20 students
Cost:  Members – $5/child; Non-members – $7/child

ADDITIONAL DETAILS
~ There is no exposure to live animals in our programs.
~ Programs may be held at your facility or ours.
~ Cost includes all materials.
~ Mileage is free for programs in Bourne, Massachusetts and otherwise calculated at $0.56/mile roundtrip from Buzzards Bay.
~ Programs and associated activities will be tailored to your grade level.
~ Program size is limited to one class of 15-30 students. For larger groups, please call.
~ To receive Member rates, the individual or organization scheduling the program must be a current member of the National Marine Life Center at the Individual (Harp Seal) level or higher.
~ If you would like a program but are unable to pay, please call to discuss options.

Click Here for a downloadable pdf version of National Marine Life Center’s Education Program Brochure.