Marine Mammal Teacher Resources
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Thermoregulation in Marine Mammals
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 characteristics of blubber and how it helps maintain body temperature.
1st - 5th Science 3 Views 22 Downloads
The Marine Mammal Brain
Students study marine mammals. In this research based instructional activity, 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.
7th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 9 Downloads
Splash: Monitoring Humpback Whales
Students discuss prior knowledge about marine mammals and then endangered marine mammals. They focus on reasons for the endangered status. Students are introduced to different methods of marine mammal monitoring. Students consider ways such efforts can help in marine conservation efforts.
6th - 7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Common Marine Mammals
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 word search.
2nd - 4th Science 3 Views 11 Downloads
Marine Mammals: Just Like Us
Students examine the difference between sea mammals and other ocean organisms. They also note the similarities between land and sea mammals. They participate in assembling a chart that displays the differences between mammals and fish.
3rd - 6th Science 3 Views 11 Downloads
Discover the Similarities: Marine Mammal Rescue
Students analyze the the similarities of their own daily schedule, processes and procedures and those used at work. They research the career of marine mammal rescue and email questions to a career expert. They construct a display and report to the class on the similarities discovered.
5th - 8th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 7 Downloads
Interview a Professional: Marine Mammal Rescue
Students choose a career featured on the school to career website. They research the career and email an expert in the field of their choice. They answer a series of questions and write a written report on their findings and present them orally to the class.
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 6 Downloads