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Other

Description:

This classroom activity introduces the biology of sea turtles, population status, and human impacts. Focuses on Kemp's ridley (Lepidochelys kempii), one of the smallest and most endangered of sea turtle species. This teacher's guide provides NOAA tracking data and instructions for students to follow the migration routes of six turtles in the Gulf of Mexico. The page also links to related activities using satellite data.

Subjects:

  • Science > Biology
  • Science > Ecology
  • Science > Earth Science
  • Education > 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:

Science -- Biological and life sciences,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-021,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110901225556216T,NSDL,Early Elementary,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,High School,Science -- Instructional issues,Science -- Ecology,Education,Science -- Earth science,Life Science,Elementary School,Science -- Biology,Geoscience

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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