By Ocean First Institute 04/03/2020

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Ocean First Institute presents Sharks and Their Amazing Adaptations Webinar with Dr. Mikki McComb-Kobza

Sharks are an ancient group, over 400 million years of evolutionary history. They have radiated into nearly every aquatic habitat on the planet. From the brightly lit coral reefs, to the deep dark benthos where no sunlight penetrates. We find sharks in a variety of habitats and each with unique adaptations that make them successful predators. This lesson is led by world renowned shark expert Dr. Mikki McComb-Kobza, and will take your students on a journey to discover some of the over 500 different shark species and to learn about their marvelous adaptations. The lesson ends with a discussion about the need for shark conservation as sharks are now in peril due to overfishing. Students will have a chance to ask questions through the chat box throughout the lesson.


This event is FREE and open to all teachers and students (Grades K-8th)!

We have conducted over 250 virtual outreach sessions with schools across the globe to educate students about the importance of the ocean and why species, like sharks, matter. Join us as we share the truth about sharks, transform fear into fascination, and promote the vital role the ocean plays in our everyday lives. To date, our virtual outreach has reached hundreds of teachers and over one hundred thousand students!


DATE: Tuesday, April 7th, 2020

TIME: 11:10-11:55 AM (MDT)


To register click here. Contact us at info(at) with any questions!