Take your students on an exploration of Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary in this 30 minute virtual field trip. This event was live streamed on May 10, 2017, from the University of Georgia's Marine Education Center and Aquarium in Savannah, GA. This unique experience teaches students about the animals that call Gray’s Reef home, how the seafloor serves as a habitat and ways they can help protect the reef from major threats. Join marine experts as they share the importance of their research and answer questions from the audience. Supplemental classroom resources and an extended Q & A session with our experts are also available on this site.

About The Filming Location
The University of Georgia Marine Education Center and Aquarium on Skidaway Island is part of Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant. The center serves over 45,000 people annually through student field trips, teacher workshops, summer marine science camps, and public programs. The UGA Aquarium features 16 exhibit tanks filled with a variety of coastal fish, invertebrates and reptiles, most of which are native to the Georgia coast. One of the main attractions in the aquarium is the 3D diorama of Gray’s Reef National Marine Sanctuary, which includes spadefish and great barracuda swimming amongst live bottom communities of sponges, corals and sea squirts.

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