Virtual Field Trips

Explore all that Manatee Lagoon has to offer with your group virtually! From our 10-lesson Marine Science Series for 5th graders in a live or recorded format plus several other offerings, Manatee Lagoon can bring the world of manatees and marine science to you and your students.

View upcoming virtual event by clicking here.
Virtual Field Trip to Manatee Lagoon
January 23, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. EST

Tune in to join our Manatee Masters for a fun, educational virtual field trip full of facts about our favorite marine mammal – the Florida manatee! Learn about “all things manatee”, why manatees travel to Manatee Lagoon, and the marine life locals that call Lake Worth Lagoon home. Students will also learn about the Manatee Master program and unique career paths in the marine sciences. Plus, a live view of Manatee Lagoon’s outflow area where hundreds of manatees can gather during the winter months!


View past virtual events below.
Virtual Field Trip to Manatee Lagoon
Recorded: Dec. 20, 2022 (Duration: 1 hour)

Tune in to join one of our Manatee Masters for a fun, educational, virtual field trip full of facts about our favorite marine mammal – the Florida manatee! Learn about “all things manatee”, why manatees travel to Manatee Lagoon, and the marine life locals that call Lake Worth Lagoon home. To view the recording of this virtual event, which was a collaboration between the Education Technology Department of The School District of Palm Beach County and Manatee Lagoon, click here.

Industry Nurturing Nature: The Bond Between Manatees and Power Plants
Recorded: Feb. 14, 2020 (Duration: 44 minutes)

Explore the fascinating connection between Florida manatees and power plants. Take a deep dive into the history of Manatee Lagoon – An FPL Eco-Discovery Center®, an educational attraction located in Riviera Beach, Fla., and the adjacent Florida Power & Light Company Riviera Beach Next Generation Clean Energy Center. Learn about the role power plants play in this threatened species’ migratory habits and survival. To view the recording of this virtual event, which was a collaboration between EarthEcho International, Manatee Lagoon and Thompson Earth Systems Institute’s Scientist in Every Florida School program, click here