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How the Turtle Got Its ShellLesson Planet
9 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Does a shell define a turtle, or are there turtles without shells? Learn about the evolution of the unique reptile and the mystery that surrounds this identifiable feature as part of a larger series of videos. As various disciplines...
How Baby Sea Turtles Find Their Way HomeLesson Planet
7 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Sea turtles return to the beach they were born on more than a decade later to lay eggs. An interesting video explains this phenomenon as part of an extensive playlist covering biology. It describes what scientists know and don't know...
Protecting the Critical Habitat of the Manatee and Loggerhead TurtleLesson Planet
1st CCSS: Adaptable
Explore ocean habitats with a instructional activity that showcases the home of manatees and loggerhead turtles in Belize. Here, pupils compare and contrast the homes of ocean animals to those of humans, listen to an original short story...
These Crazy Cute Baby Turtles Want Their Lake BackLesson Planet
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Western pond turtles struggle to survive in areas with high pollution and invasive species. The video highlights how zoos help the turtles. and demonstrates a partnership between zoos and the environment around them.
Critters of The Chesapeake Bay - Sea TurtlesLesson Planet
5th - 8th
Take a survey of the different species of sea turtles that reside in the Chesapeake Bay for at least part of the year. Use this presentation with your biology classes when studying biodiversity or nomenclature. This would be particularly...
How Turtle Shells Evolved... TwiceLesson Planet
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewHow do turtle shells form? Scholars explore the evolution of turtle shells and learn about how they form from many different bones before relating the process to cell differentiation in an organism. Pupils also look at different turtle...
Introduce Vocabulary: One Tiny Turtle (Davies)Lesson Planet
K - 3rd
The loggerhead turtle is a fascinating species, and budding readers learn all about it in Nicola Davies' account One Tiny Turtle. This informational narrative offers excellent vocabulary in context, and you'll find guidance here to...
Sea Turtles and the Gulf of Mexico Oil SpillLesson Planet
3rd - 9th
There are seven species of sea turtles, five of which live in the Gulf of Mexico. Young scientists learn about each and then examine the impact of the Deepwater Horizon (BP) oil spill on the populations. A video, Internet links to sea...
Elementary School Sea Turtle Lesson PlanLesson Planet
1st - 4th CCSS: Adaptable
Young scientists explore the fascinating life cycle of sea turtles in this elementary science lesson plan. From leathery eggs buried beneath the sand to 600 pound creatures swimming through the oceans, young scholars discuss, read...