Marine Mammal Teacher Resources
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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
Sea Lions and Seals
What is the difference between a sea lion and a seal? Which one has ear flaps? How do they use different fins to propel themselves through the water? Compare and contrast these two curious critters through an adorable, informative short video.
3 mins 3rd - 8th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
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 23 Downloads
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 3 Views 1 Download
The Marine Mammal Brain
Learners study marine mammals. In this research based lesson, 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
Impact of a Changing Climate on the Pacific Walrus
How many of us can say they've seen a Pacific walrus? Not many and one of the reasons is the impact of climate change on their aquatic environment. Children get to think about the food web of the Bering Sea by creating an actual web with animal cards and a ball of yarn, after they see how all animals and plants of the sea environment are connected, they discuss what would happen if one or more of the animals were to become extinct.
5th - 8th Science 20 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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
Primary marine biologists consider the largest living animals on Earth, the whales. Introduce them to general anatomy, unique adaptations, and behaviors. Teach them to sing a song that will help them remember some of these facts. Finally, take them outdoors to draw a life-sized outline of a whale and have them give younger learners a tour of the anatomy.
Pre-K - 3rd Science 4 Views 17 Downloads
Sound for Sight
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. They participate in answering questions as the assessment portion of the lesson.
3rd - 8th Technology & Engineering 4 Views 16 Downloads