VIRTUAL LESSONS

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Wherever you are in the world YOU can connect to Sharks4Kids via a virtual lesson.  We offer a dynamic range of online lessons which can be adapted to any age. The goal of the presentations is to engage students and get them excited about sharks. We want to dispel some of the myths surrounding these amazing animals while encouraging kids be good junior scientists and global citizens; what they do matters and they can make a difference for sharks no matter who they are or where they live.

We can connect via Skype, Meet or Zoom

*Sorry, but we cannot accommodate same day requests*

* Please request dates at least 5-7 days ahead*

Topics of Discussion Include:

  • Let’s Investigate Sharks: An Introduction to Sharks

  • Shark Conservation

  • Shark Tagging and Science

  • Life as a Marine Biologist

  • Adaptations

  • Predator Prey Systems

  • Shark Diving & Underwater Filming

  • Tracking Sharks

  • How to Tag a Shark ( Interactive)

  • Shark Super Powers ( Extreme Sharks)

PRESENTERS & Talks

You can request a specific talk when you fill in you form.

( We cannot guarantee availability of specific speakers, but will do our best)

Jillian Morris-Bahamas

Founder and President Sharks4Kids

Born and raised in Maine, Jillian’s love for the ocean started at an early age and has continued to play an integral role in her adult life. She has spent thousands of hours in the field working and diving with sharks across the globe. She is a marine biologist, shark conservationist, scuba instructor, explorer and educator. She has filmed for numerous television shows and networks, has appeared on Shark Week, is a PADI Ambassadiver, was named Scuba Diving Magazine's July 2016 Sea Hero and was awarded the inaugural Shark Con Shark Hero Award in 2017.  She is the author of Norman the Nurse Shark and Shark Super Powers and a member of the prestigious Ocean Artists Society.

  • Let's investigate sharks

  • Shark Science

  • Shark super powers

  • Careers in marine science ( Women in science)

JENNY BORTOLUZZI-ireland

Jenny is a PhD candidate in Ireland where she studies the diet, movements and behaviour or sharks and whales. She's been in love with the ocean since her childhood on the shores of Brittany (France), and fell in love with sharks at the age of 13 when she discovered millions of them were being killed every year. She went on to become a marine biologist in the hopes of understanding more about how these animals work, and has worked in the Bahamas, the Philippines, the UK and now Ireland. She loves her work because she gets to work and interact with other researchers, anglers and people from all backgrounds and all around the world. She loves talking to locals about the amazing wildlife living right on their doorstep and learning about the things they have seen and the knowledge they hold.

  • Let's investigate sharks

  • Shark Science

  • Careers in marine science ( Women in science)

  • scuba diving & Underwater photography

DR. ENIE HENSEL- Virginia, USA

I am an ecologist and educator interested in mitigating the effects of multiple stressors on coastal ecosystems to promote ecosystem resilience, conservation of biodiversity, and to aid in resource sustainability. I aim for my work to ensure coastal communities can continue a culture of being intimately connected with their natural surroundings. I have conducted community- and ecosystem-level ecological research in coastal ecosystems internationally for a decade. I integrate a diversity of disciplines, techniques, and communities into my research to ask complex ecological questions using real-life scenarios. 

  • Let's investigate sharks

  • Shark Science

  • the power of predators

  • careers in marine science ( Women in science)

MICHELLE TRIGG-england

After thousands of hours as an experienced Scuba Diving Instructor working throughout Asia, Michelle is channeling her love of sharks and marine life to inspire and share her experiences with others.  As a mum and artist based in the UK, she also uses her creative skills to engage and educate young people through shark-related artwork, activities and fun, informative learning.  Michelle loves hosting virtual lessons particularly for giving kids the chance to ask their own questions.

  • Let's investigate sharks

  • How to tag a shark ( interactive)

  • extreme sharks

  • scuba diving with sharks

tyler mahler-florida,usa

Tyler is an avid shark diver and has logged thousands of hours worldwide underwater with these amazing animals. He is translating his love of sharks and diving into educational programs to teach kids. You can follow his dive adventures HERE

  • Let's investigate sharks

  • scuba diving with sharks

eimear manning-ireland

Eimear Manning is Ireland’s All-Atlantic Ocean Youth Mentor, and holds a Masters degree in Marine Sustainability. Since graduating she has worked in aquariums across Ireland as an aquarist and breeder. She has cared for exotic species and facilitated breeding programs for seahorses, jellyfish, rays, and sharks.She currently works as the Environmental Education & Youth Coordinator in ECO-UNESCO, where she teaches young people about climate change, climate justice, and biodiversity. She also won a scholarship with Field School in Miami to be trained in measuring, handling, tagging, suturing, and safely releasing coastal sharks. Eimear is available for in-person workshops in Ireland, and online workshops for those outside of Ireland.

  • Let's investigate sharks

  • Shark Science

  • Extreme Sharks

  • How to tag a shark

  • Sharks and Climate Change

  • Sharks: Facts Vs Fiction

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