Two kids running in the snow. We all need nature—and nature needs you. Together, we can protect the wildlife and wild lands of Massachusetts for generations to come. Make a tax-deductible donation today.
Two kids running in the snow. We all need nature—and nature needs you. Together, we can protect the wildlife and wild lands of Massachusetts for generations to come. Make a tax-deductible donation today.

Salt Marsh & Diamondback Terrapin Turtles, Gr 3-5

The Diamondback Terrapin is the only turtle in North Americal to make its home exclusively in brackish water salt marshes. Learn about Diamondback Terrapins and their biology, nesting behavior, and the ongoing conservation efforts to protect this unique turtle.

Program Location(s):

  • Your school or other location

  • Offered on Cape Cod

Grades:

3, 4, 5

Price:

See school programs brochure for updated pricing information.

Learning Standards Supported:

  • 3-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - life cycles

  • 4-LS1-1 - From Molecules to Organisms--Structures and Processes - animal/plant, internal/external structures

  • 5-LS2-1 - Ecosystems--Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics - movement of matter through food web

Contact:

For more information email us - [email protected].