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Education Programme Activities

At Cayman Turtle Centre, we have a wide range of personnel expertise available to assist with Education Programme Activities: from Accountants, Biologists and Engineers, to Food & Beverage and Marketing.

Class/Orientation Presentations

Class/Orientation Presentations

Basic lesson plans include an interactive presentation in the education room, which can range from a quick overview of "the Centre’s exhibits" to a detailed topic lecture by the education guide. This is followed by guided tour of subject-appropriate exhibits or other relevant outdoor activities.

 

Resource Materials

Resource Materials

With access to so many natural resources in one location, Cayman Turtle Centre is an exceptional "real-world laboratory". This is coupled with an integrated learning approach that stimulates the senses, making learning exciting and applicable for all ages and many subject areas.

 

Lesson Plans

Lesson Plans:

Lesson plans can be customised according to topic; objectives and activities. There are also a number of “standardised” topics to choose from, including:

  • Sea Turtles of the Cayman Islands
  • Turtle Farming for Conservation
  • Turtling in the Cayman Islands
  • The Silver Thatch
  • Cayman’s National Treasures
  • Animal Families at Cayman Turtle Centre
  • Animal families and their lifecycles
  • Living things in their Environments (Adaptations & Ecosystems)
  • Cayman Turtle Centre Tourism Product
  • Math in the Centre
 

Student Intern/Work Experience

Student Intern/Work Experience

This experience is open to high school students seeking volunteer/work experience credits. Primary responsibility will be to assist the Animal Programmes (Terrestrial & Marine) staff with the daily projects and routines of Terrestrial & Marine animal husbandry & care.

 

High School Hatchery Mural Art Project

High School Hatchery Mural Art Project

This experience is open to high school art students & classes. The winning artwork is displayed in our Education Building and Hatchery for thousands of visitors to view.

 

Student/Class Work Reward Initiatives

Student/Class Work Reward Initiatives

This experience offers teachers & students a free day at the centre as a reward/incentive for good work throughout the school year.