Type:

Other

Description:

Classroom activity introduces the biology of sea turtles, population status, human impacts. Focuses on Kemp's ridley (Lepidochelys kempii), smallest and more 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. Links to related activities using satellite data.

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:

NSDL,marine reptile,Space sciences,Physical sciences,Social Sciences,Space Science,Biology,Environmental science,NSDL_SetSpec_2667291,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061130104004580T,Science,Life Science,Astronomy,Gulf of Maine Aquarium,Middle School,satellite tracking data,Kemp's ridley sea turtle,sea turtle migration,Lepidochelys kempii,Chemistry,Physics,Sea turtles,tracking marine life,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,High School,sea turtles,Geoscience,Earth science

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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