Endless Oceans – Marine Science 101

Monday mornings, Sep. 9th - November 11th
  • 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Mote Marine Laboratory
1600 Ken Thompson Pkwy Sarasota, FL 34236

Are you curious about our oceans? Are you interested in expanding your knowledge while also expanding your network? We invite you to explore the world of marine science through this engaging series of lessons and hands-on experiences hosted by Mote education professionals. Learning is a lifelong endeavor — continue your journey with Mote Marine Laboratory!

This course covers beginner to intermediate-level marine science concepts and is designed to provide stimulating, science-based education lessons for adult learners seeking professional development, educational enrichment and a greater understanding of our world’s oceans. Each class will also feature experts discussing their research related to that day’s topic and active learning excursions around Mote!

Ages Adult participants, 18 years or older

One class: $30 members, $35 non-members
Full Semester (10 classes): $225 for members, $275 for non-members

Dates & Topics

-September 9, 2019: Introduction to Marine Science 101 (Full semester students only)

-September 16, 2019: Florida Coastal Habitats

-September 23, 2019: Florida Marine Invertebrates

-September 30, 2019: Sea Turtle Ecology

-October 7, 2019: Florida Marine Mammals

-October 14, 2019: Florida Sharks and Rays

-October 21, 2019: Florida Fish Ecology

-October 28, 2019: Red Tide and Environmental Health

-November 4, 2019: Coral Reefs and Ocean Acidification

-November 11, 2019: Field Explorations (Full semester students only)


*Classroom location and instructions provided upon registration; subject to change

Optional: Doors open at 8:30 a.m. for “Coffee Connections;” come and mingle with peers over morning coffee to discuss the assigned course readings, similar interests, and engage with your instructors.

Price of event: $225 for members, $275 for non-members
Shaun Swartz