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Researching Dolphins as Endangered Mammals
Students conduct research on the Internet about dolphins and how they are endangered species. They explain how to care for dolphins, they devise a plan on how to keep them from becoming extinct, and they compute the amount of money needed to care for an adopted dolphin.
6th - 8th Science
Kids Page - Whales
Read about the physical features of whales and how they are grouped according to their method of eating food. A neat activity is described on the page; consider carrying this out in class. The resource makes a nice addition to a lesson on whales or animal adaptations.
4th - 6th Science
Marine Life, Oceans, Lakes and Rivers
Students examine the types of organisms found in oceans. In groups, they read articles about the research done at certain sites. They work together to research their own water ecosystems and report the findings to the class. To end the lesson, they also observe the behaviors of dolphins.
4th - 5th Science
Island of the Blue Dolphins
Students to imagine themselves in this situation: "You are stranded alone on an island that is surrounded by salt water. There are animals on the island, but you have no weapons to hunt them or tools to fish. You have only the clothes on your back.
6th - 7th English Language Arts
Stranded: Survival Themes
Learners explore human character by reading classic children's books. In this story analysis lesson, students read the book Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell and Hatchet by Gary Paulsen. Learners identify the character traits and plots of the books before writing poetry based on the stories.
2nd - 4th Visual & Performing Arts
Who am I?
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 reads, "How are all of these animals related to each other?
2nd - 4th Science
My Flip Book About . . .
Print these as two-sided handouts from which elementary entomologists can make a flip-style book about beetles (or a variety of other animals that are available as well). They research the habitat, food, and other interesting information about these common insects, then draw and write about what they learned.
1st - 4th Science
Breaking News English: Stress and Dolphins
In this stress and dolphins worksheet, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and more about stress and dolphins.
5th - 10th English Language Arts