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Description:

Unit from Smithsonian multidisciplinary ocean curriculum. Lesson plan focuses on how dynamic coastlines, oceanographic conditions and human activities affect marine animals such as cetaceans, pinnipeds and sea turtles. Students study sea turtle migrations, use math skills to plot sea turtle strandings on the Atlantic Coast. Unit includes: background essay; teacher instructions; maps for student activity; discussion questions; all online in PDF format. Resources include online version of Smithsonian Ocean Planet exhibition.

Subjects:

  • Science > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

mapping exercise,Oceanography,NSDL,impacts on marine life,Space sciences,Physical sciences,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061130094304493T,Social Sciences,Space Science,oceanography,cetaceans,Environmental science,NSDL_SetSpec_2667291,Life Science,coastal geology,Astronomy,Biological oceanography,Middle School,Science,marine life migrations,Elementary School,Chemistry,Physics,Sea turtles,New England coast,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,High School,sea turtles,Geoscience,Earth science

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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