If you’ve ever wondered how marine and estuarine animals reproduce, then this is your lucky night! Discover how, when and where common marine creatures spawn while learning some new words for your vocabulary. After a brief talk about reproductive strategies observed in the ocean and marsh, learn more by playing “Who’s Your Daddy,” matching pictures of adults with larval stages. Bring your curiosity and be ready to enjoy yourselves while learning the language of love for these species.
About our Speaker
Terri Kirby Hathaway has been the Marine Education Specialist with North Carolina Sea Grant since 2003. Her current job encompasses sharing ocean and estuarine research and information with educators, both classroom and informal. Prior to this position, she worked as the Education Curator at the NC Aquarium on Roanoke Island. With an undergraduate degree in Marine Biology and a graduate degree in Science Education, she has enjoyed her dream jobs on North Carolina’s Outer Banks for the past 34 years.