Turtle Girls

Academic Article


  • The day the Turtle Girls received Montel's adoption papers, piercing screams ricocheted across the school grounds instantaneously and simultaneously--in that moment, each student felt the joy of civic stewardship. Read on to find out how a visit to The Turtle Hospital inspired a group of elementary students to create a club devoted to supporting sea turtles.
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  • Elementary School Students; Elementary School Science; Science Instruction; Ecology; Environmental Education; Field Trips; Citizen Participation; Veterinary Medicine; Females; Student Projects, Florida
  • Author List

  • Nelson C; Ponder J
  • Start Page

  • 27
  • End Page

  • 31
  • Volume

  • 47
  • Issue

  • 6