Turtles in trouble-Game
Target Group: Middle School
Subject: Coral Reef Life
Ocean Literacy Principle: 5,6
Game that shows the problems turtles face when they go on land to lay their eggs.
Each student is a turtle and has 50 eggs or is a threat, for instance a predator. The turtles have to try to lay eggs as often as possible and avoid all the threats. Students discus the game afterwards. You can find the game on page 14 of the Educator's guide.
30 m rope, 2 jump ropes, paper bags, beans or rice, post-its, marker