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Word Search: Common Marine Mammals

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Young oceanographers find these common marine mammals in a word search. Each of the eighteen mammals has a bright, but accurate representation of each on the worksheet. Also, there is an answer key at the bottom. Well done!
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Common Marine Mammals

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Common marine mammals are found in this word search. Mammals include; sea lion, bottlenose dolphin, white-sided dolphin and more. The extremely colorful and accurate drawings of each of the animals make this more than just your average...
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Marine Mammal Diving Reflex

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders discuss marine mammal diving reflex, and measure pulse rate while holding their breath under three conditions: control, warm water, and ice water to determine if humans exhibit marine mammal diving reflex.
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Who Am I?: Marine Mammals

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
In this science worksheet, students will identify 12 different marine mammals. Each animal is realistically depicted in a color illustration.
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The Sights and Sounds of Orcas

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students investigate the orca whale. They participate in an online Webquest, listen to whale vocalizations online, answer discussion questions, and locate and read newspaper articles on marine mammals and orca whales.
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Oddball Out: Birds, Fishes, Marine Mammals

For Teachers 5th - 6th
In this science worksheet, students analyze 4 animal pictures in a row. Students circle the animal which is different from the others. There are 4 rows of pictures. Answers are provided upside down at the bottom of the page.
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Who am I?

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
A matching activity on some common marine mammals is here for you. In it, 12 animals such as polar bears and seals are found. Each of the animals has a colorful and accurate picture associated with it. The bonus question at the bottom...
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The Marine Mammal Brain

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students study marine mammals. In this research based lesson, students examine the characteristics and behaviors of marine mammals. They answer a series of questions using the Internet and create a poster to demonstrate their understand.
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Common Marine Mammals Word Search

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
In this science worksheet, students find the names of 20 common marine mammals in a word search puzzle. The word bank has a detailed color drawing of each mammal.
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Thermoregulation in Marine Mammals

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students investigate how mammals maintain a fairly constant body temperature under various conditions by engaging in an animal classification activity. They experiment with Crisco in gloved hands and icy water to understand the...
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The Lovable (and Lethal) Sea Lion

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What lives in the ocean, has ears, walks on all fours, and can reach a top speed of 18 miles an hour? Why, the sea lion, of course! A cute, animated video introduces viewers to the majestic aquatic mammal.
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Planning Your Research

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewMake it a great proposal! Class members play the role of marine scientists and choose from a variety of whales considered endangered they would like to study. Scholars then create applications for permits to conduct research of the...
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Sound for Sight

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students study echolocation and understand how dolphins use it to locate prey, escape predators, and navigate their environment. They view a video, "In the Wild-Dolphins with Robin Williams" and see first hand how dolphins communicate. ...
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Vertebrates II

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Mammals of the ocean unite! Or not. The 20th installment of a 23-part NOAA Enrichment in Marine sciences and Oceanography (NEMO) program investigates how warm-blooded marine mammals survive in water. In the class activity, learners use...
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Which Mammal Group?

For Students 5th - 8th
For this mammals worksheet, students match 6 animal pictures to one of the six common mammal groups such as marsupials, rodents, and primates.
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Wonderful Whales

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Primary marine biologists consider the largest living animals on Earth, the whales. Introduce them to general anatomy, unique adaptations, and behaviors. Teach them to sing a song that will help them remember some of these facts....
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Winter - Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins

For Students 4th - 5th
For this dolphins worksheet, students read the background information about marine mammals and the traits they share with all mammals. Students then answer the true and false questions.
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Common Marine Mammals Word Search

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
In this marine mammal wordsearch worksheet, students locate the names of 12 common marine mammals that are hidden in the puzzle. They use the pictures and names that are shown on the page as a reference for locating the words.
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Dolphin Vocabulary

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this dolphins worksheet, students read 10 definitions of words that pertain to dolphins. Students match these definitions with vocabulary words in a word box.
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Sonar and Marine Mammals

For Students 6th - 9th
In this marine science learning exercise, students study online reports and data on sonar effects on marine animals. They complete 7 short answer questions that follow.
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Dolphins Crossword Puzzle

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this dolphins activity, students analyze 10 clues pertaining to dolphins. Students fit the answers from the word box into a crossword puzzle.
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Polar Bear Adaptation

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Students use polar bear images from Pics4Learning, along with information found on the Internet, to discover the reasons why polar bears are well adapted to their environment. In this well-conceived lesson, students view a slide show,...
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Connect the Dots: Polar Bear

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
In this connect the dots worksheet, students connect the dots to an animal that spends most of its life on shifting sea ice and is a marine mammal.
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Shadow Know-How: Marine Animals

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
In this fill in the blank worksheet, students identify the names of ten marine mammals by analyzing their outlines in shadow pictures.

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