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202 reviewed resources for Marine Mammal

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The Census of Marine Life

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explain diversity and abundance in marine life. In this oceanic biology instructional activity, students collect information for various geographical areas to collect a census of marine life.
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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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Ocean Life: A Heavy Subject

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders examine The Learning Page Fact Files about ocean life and categorize the data by weight and group. They distinguish between fish, mammals, and invertebrates and which weigh the most and the least. Students record their...
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Ocean Life

For Teachers K - 2nd
Learners identify marine mammals according to specific characteristics. Students read about marine mammals and list their characteristics. Next, learners play a Whale and Otter game on the playground to simulate whales swimming across...
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Predator/Prey Activity: Fish Feeding, Environments, and General Behavior

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students explore concepts of environment and survival among different marine life, focusing on the ocean environment.
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Feeding Habits of Marine Animals

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Learners distinguish between various plants and animals using pictures of the different organisms and explore the feeding habits of marine animals. They engage in a hands-on activity demonstrating various feeding habits of the mammals.
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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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Exploring Marine Animals and Their Habitat

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students investigate marine animals. In this marine animals lesson, students research marine mammals and fish. Students log on to Second Life and explore the habitats of marine animals. Working individually, students produce diagrams of...
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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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Oceans

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students complete a unit on the oceans of the world. They explore various websites, compare/contrast ocean mammals and fish, identify coral reefs on a map, label the oceans on a world map, define ocean conservation vocabulary, and list...
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Marine Animals

For Students 2nd - 6th
In this marine biology worksheet, students use the graphic organizer to write down the vocal and non-vocal sounds the three listed animals make. There is a self-check at the bottom of the worksheet.
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Marine Life Larger Marine Life

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Learners research marine species. In this science lesson, students research a marine animal and create a visual aide. Learners create a model of the animal they are researching.
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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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How Whales Breathe, Communicate... and Fart with Their Faces

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Dr. Joy Reidenberg is an expert in comparative anatomy, but also quite relatable to preteens! Here, she lectures on echolocation by likening it to "farting with the face!" She explains with film, actual whale voice recordings, diagrams,...
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LitterFlotsam and Jetsam: A Little Litter Goes a Long Way

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore the concept of environmental stewardship. In this science lesson, students investigate data from the International Coastal Cleanup, identify sources of marine debris, and discover the impacts of this debris on wildlife.
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Winter - Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins

For Students 4th - 5th
In 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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The Ocean

For Teachers 3rd
Plant and animal life of the ocean is the focus of this science lesson. Young scientists sort a variety of seashells and explore why many sea animals have shells. They examine the shells, write journal entries highlighting the...
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Why Do Animals Have Such Different Lifespans?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Is it true that larger animals have longer lifespans than smaller animals? Does an animal's habitat help shape the length of its life? And does the ability to adapt and evolve allow living things to expand their lifespans? Watch a video...
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Planetary Web Of Life

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Young scholars watch a video about the death of a whale. They explore the possible reasons for a marine mammal's death and discuss the importance of its death to our own lives and survival.
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Dolphin Vocabulary

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this dolphins activity, 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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3-D Ocean Animals

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders research an animal from the ocean, using the internet and encyclopedias, with at least 5 out of 5 topics covered. They also construct a 3-dimensional model of their animal and give an oral presentation about their animal...
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Under the Sea - Ocean Mammals/Fish

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore the similarities and differences between ocean mammals and fish. The characteristics of the life forms observed are placed onto a graph. The classroom becomes the botom of the sea and is explored to gain the required data.
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Dolphins Crossword Puzzle

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this dolphins worksheet, students analyze 10 clues pertaining to dolphins. Students fit the answers from the word box into a crossword puzzle.
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Marine Habitats of Galveston Island

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Four lessons introduce elementary ecologists to salt marsh and sandy beach habitats. In the first lesson, they place shells and other materials in vinegar to determine if they contain calcium carbonate. In the second lesson, they read a...

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