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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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Ocean Exploration

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students research the ocean, go to a museum about the ocean, and complete a presentation of their favorite part. In this ocean exploration lesson plan, students also go to Second Life and research animals.
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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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What Lives In The Ocean?

For Students 4th - 8th
One of the most diverse environments on Earth is the ocean. Young scientists explore the living things found in the ocean during an exciting seven-lesson unit. Their study includes organisms from plankton to invertebrates and vertebrates...
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Whales Activity

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore biology by researching a popular mammal in class. In this whales lesson, students utilize the library and Internet to research the different categories of whales, their habitats and how they differ. Students analyze...
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Ocean Word Cards

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Dive into ocean vocabulary with a set of 29 picture word cards. Each card presents a picture of an animal or item from the ocean in vivid color, as well as its name. 
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Find the Ocean Mammals

For Students K - 2nd
In this ocean mammals activity, students view three lines of fish and choose the mammal found in each row that does not live in the ocean. Students circle their answer in each line and then color the activity with appropriate colors.
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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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Ocean Drifters

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students define terms, and identify three ways in which plankton are adapted for life in the open ocean.  In this ocean drift lesson students design a planktonic organism. 
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Helping Right Whales - Right Now

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this whales worksheet, learners answer eight questions referring to the right whales found in the Atlantic Ocean. Students read a map to answer three questions and five questions are multiple choice.
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Ocean Pollution & its Effect on Aquatic Animals

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students consider the concept of ocean pollution. In this ocean instructional activity, students participate in a hands-on demonstration in order to replicate an oil spill and its effects on marine life.
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Mammals of the Deep Blue

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders study ocean mammals. They explore various websites and databases to answer questions and record answers about whales and dolphins. Finally they use the information obtained to write a report about them.
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Whale of a Meal

For Teachers 4th - 12th
One of nature's most mesmerizing mammals, the humpback whale, can live up to 60 years. They can hold their breath for 30 minutes underwater. Watch this video to learn more about this large mammal!
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Sea Otters--Funny Mammals of the Sea

For Students 4th - 5th
In this sea otters worksheet, students read a 2 page article on sea otters, define 12 vocabulary words from the article and answer 7 comprehension questions in complete sentences.
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For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Did you know that coelacanths, a living chordate fossil, can live at an ocean depth of 2,300 feet, grow to be 6.5 feet long, and weigh almost 200 pounds? The narrator of a video series on evolution continues his way up the evolutionary...
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Great Transformations

For Students 4th - 5th
In this "Great Transformations" movie worksheet, students watch the video and explore mammals on land and in water. Students answer eleven questions about the video.
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For Creative Minds: What Makes an Animal a Mammal?

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students read about categories of mammals and their features. Students then construct a marine animal, using given print outs in the lesson. Students then create adaptations for their mammal, using a web site reference for guidance.
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Ocean Habitat

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders view an online multimedia slideshow about ocean habitats. They take a quiz at the end of the show and retake it as many times as they like. When students have a satisfactory score they email it to the teacher and write a...
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The Beluga Whale, Otters

For Students 5th - 6th
In these internet activity worksheets, students complete research related to the Beluga Whale and otters. Student are able to answer questions by following directions to help them navigate around a website.
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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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Whale Song Acrostic

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
What do whales sing about? Invite your class to imagine the thoughts of whales before writing acrostic poems on the topic. The plan blends together a bit of life science with plenty of opportunities for creativity and writing.
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You Are What You Eat: Plastics and Marine Life

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Learners study the different types of plastics and see which ones sink or remain buoyant.  In this ocean environmental lesson students complete several handouts, and view a film on PBS.
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Life Has A History

For Students 6th - 9th
In this biology worksheet, students identify and match various classes of species found today. Then they explain why biodiversity exists today on earth and define evolution. Students also describe who a paleontologist is and what they do.
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Sea Mammal Search

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students explore the site Second Life and information on sea mammals. For this sea mammals lesson plan, students put together a portfolio of pictures and information of sea mammals.

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