The Dauphin Island Sea Lab will take center stage for Gulf Detectives, an electronic field trip, on March 9. The free live interactive web stream is a part of Alabama Public Television's IQ Learning Network.

Gulf Detectives will give students across Alabama access to the beaches, coastal wetlands, Mobile Bay and the Gulf of Mexico without leaving their desks. The aim of the virtual experience is to increase students’ knowledge of science and encourage interest in STEM subjects.

The field trips target audience is 5th through 8th graders. Learn more at