The Mote SEA Show

Multiple Dates

Join us online this fall as we livestream in front of our 135,000 gallon shark habitat. Meet our STEM experts and learn all about the marine life at Mote Aquarium.

Get an up-close look at our animals. Learn about the research at our laboratory.

We will offer a FREE livestream lesson on select Tuesdays, from 9:00 am–9:30 am ET, in October and November. You may register for all the dates or any one individual date. Each date will feature a different guest expert from our lab.

  • A/V check-ins each day from 8:45 am–9:00 am ET
  • 10/22, 9:00 am–9:30 am ET, reptiles (and cephalopods) with Brian Siegel
  • 10/29, 9:00 am–9:30 am ET, invertebrates with Greer Babbe
  • (11/5, 9:00 am–9:30 am ET, MSFTGlobalConnect - sharks and rays)
  • 11/12, 9:00 am–9:30 am ET, aquatic mammals
  • 11/19, 9:00 am–9:30 am ET, coding for the ocean with Kim Bassos-Hull and Dr. Krystan Wilkinson

Format: Livestream via Zoom (up to 20 interactive sites per date)
Age (Grade): 08-09 (3rd), 09-10 (4th), 10-11 (5th), 11-12 (6th), 12-13 (7th), 13-14 (8th), 14-15 (9th), 15-16 (10th), 16-17 (11th), 17-18 (12th), Adult (College), Adult (Public; Library; Senior Center; etc)
Duration: ~45 mins


  • Get a sneak peek at our Aquarium before the doors open to the public
  • Look inside our 135,000 gallon ocean habitat and observe the sharks and fish living there.
  • Chat with a guest experts and discuss different research areas of our lab.
  • Get an up-close view of some of marine animals, like crabs, sea urchins, turtles, and stingrays.
  • Discuss ocean conservation and the sustainable use of our seas.
  • Wrap up with an open Question and Answer segment–Ask Us Anything About The Ocean.


The participant will:

  1. compare the adaptations of related marine species (e.g., sharks vs bony fish; sea cucumber vs sea star).
  2. develop an appreciation for marine life and the role of zoos and aquariums in conservation.
  3. engage in a discussion with our ocean experts about careers in marine science.
  4. discuss the issues of ocean conservation and the sustainable use of our seas.

Register as an interactive site and your participants will have the opportunity to directly ask questions of our experts.

Note: this is program is open to 3rd-12th+ and available to both formal and out-of-classroom audiences. Portions of the program may be simulcast on YouTube and recorded. You have the option of turning off your video but audio responses from your site may be included. By registering and participating, you consent to the recording.

This program is partially supported through funding from The Rob and Melani Walton Foundation.

all $0.00

Upcoming Dates

  • October 22, 2019
  • October 29, 2019
  • November 5, 2019
  • November 12, 2019
  • November 19, 2019

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The Mote SEA Show


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Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium

1600 Ken Thompson Parkway
Sarasota, FL 34236