Sea Lion Teacher Resources
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Can You Breathe Like a Pinniped?
Young learners compare the breathing patterns of different animals in this pinniped lesson. They examine the breathing pattern of California sea lions and northern elephant seals. Pupils collect, compare and analyze data concerning breathing patterns and heart rates.
5th - 9th Science 3 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Seals, Sea Lions, and Walruses
Learn about the mammals of the sea with a instructional activity about seals, sea lions, and walruses. Kids study the characteristics of each pinniped with flash cards and information, and then analyze data about elephant seals, measure heat loss in water, and identify the internal and external anatomy of a squid, among other activities.
4th - 8th Science 3 Views 0 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
An Investigation in Biodiversity
Although the lesson was written for learners about to visit an aquarium, there is plenty of valuable material here, even without access to the specified exhibit. Advanced biology or environmental science learners are introduced to convergent and divergent evolution concepts and compare the homologous or analogous structures of otters, seals, and sea lions.
9th - 12th Science 4 Views 32 Downloads
New Review Splash of Math
How can kids use math to learn about marine life? Combine math skills with science lessons in a resource featuring activities about life in the sea. Kids graph and calculate data, solve complex word problems, measure geometric shapes, and practice their knowledge of the metric system with a series of interesting lessons.
4th - 8th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads
Sea Lions, Tigers, and Bears, Oh My, Research Can Be Fun
Digital pictures from a field trip to the zoo launch a research unit for 3rd through 6th graders. Over 6 weeks, your young researchers develop skills at locating information from various resources -- with keyword searches, in magazines and books.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 5 Views 91 Downloads
What Do People Know About the Arctic and Antarctic?: Geography, Polar Regions
Learners research the landscapes, climates, and animal life of the polar regions. They then interview people to find out what they think and know about the regions.
6th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 5 Views 18 Downloads
The Case of the Missing Steller Sea Lions
Students identify and analyze the various roles organisms play in food webs, populations, communities and ecosystems. Students assess the requirements for sustaining healthy local ecosystems. STudents evaluate human impacts on local ecosystems.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 5 Downloads
Study Guide for Island of the Blue Dolphins
Dive your class into a reading of Island of the Blue Dolphins with this in-depth study guide. Breaking the novel into three parts, the resource begins each section with a focus activity that identifies a specific theme or question to be addressed in the reading.
4th - 6th Language Arts 107 Views 114 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Wild Whale Classification
Did you know you can classify whales into two major categories; whales with teeth and whales with baleen? Audio recordings of a whale song kicks off the lesson, as learners examine the similarities and differences they see in a set of whale images.
1st Science 11 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Website Scavenger Hunt
High schoolers use the internet to complete a species scavenger hunt. In groups, they answer questions given to them about sea lions, rockfish and killer whales. As a class, they identify any questions they have and discuss the role government should have in protecting species.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 4 Downloads