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This video features the Marbled Murrelet, a small, Pacific seabird listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act in California, Oregon and Washington. The murrelet was the last bird species in North America to have its nesting site discovered in 1974. These birds next in old-growth, redwood forests but spend most of their lives out on the ocean.


  • Science > General

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  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5


3 to 5 | Media Objects/Elements, Video



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2.10: Massachusetts History and Social Science Curriculum Framework

After reading or listening to a variety of true stories about individuals recognized for their achievements, describe and compare different ways people have achieved great distinction (e.g. scientific, professional, political, religious, commercial, military, athletic, or artistic). (H)

2.10: Oregon Social Sciences Academic Content Standards

Use and apply cardinal directions; locate and identify local physical features on maps (e.g., oceans, cities, continents).

2.10: History and Social Science Standards of Learning for Virginia Public Schools

The student will explain the responsibilities of a good citizen, with emphasis on
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