Sea Lion Teacher Resources
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3rd - 5th
For this Steller sea lions worksheet, learners read information and do activities on four pages. Students put life cycle events in chronological order.
4th - 12th
Two hungry killer whale brothers are on the prowl for their daily dose of sea lions. They swim up to shore to snag their meals and fill up their stomachs. Note: This video may be inappropriate for some viewers.
3rd - 5th
In this seals and sea lions graphic organizer worksheet, students compare and contrast the head, front flippers, and hind flippers of seals and sea lions.
In this literature quiz learning exercise, students first read the book Astro the Stellar Sea Lion. Students then complete a ten question multiple choice comprehension quiz about the book.
9th - 12th
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. Students plan appropriate procedures to test hypotheses.
4th - 5th
In this science and math in literature learning exercise, students read the story Astro: The Stellar Sea Lion and answer the 10 math and science questions.
3rd - 8th
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. The only question left unanswered is which animal is cuter.
5th - 9th
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. Afterward, learners explore their own breathing patterns.
9th - 12th
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. You could use pictures from the Internet in place of going to the actual exhibit animals.
First graders review six zoo animals: flamingo, alligator, elephant, lion, puffin and sea lion. They divide into groups and each group chooses one animal to research and make Zoo cubes of that animal. Information discovered is shared with the class.
9th - 12th
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.
4th - 7th
In this picture scramble worksheet, students, in three picture scrambles, place the numbers one through nine in the lettered boxes on the right of the page to create the image on the left.
1st - 3rd
In this mazes worksheet, students start at the bottom of a maze to figure out the best way to help a hungry sea lion find a school of fish.
Fourth graders are given a set of cards with sea animals and their diets. They form a food web by passing yarn to a predator or prey. They write a summary that explains the disappearance of the giant tortoises.
1st - 6th
Students touch, see, smell, and hear marine animals that live in a marina. In this marine animals lesson plan, students take field trip to a marine environment after studying the animals.
Fourth graders collect data about the habitats of pinniped adaptations using digital probes. They determine how pinnipeds make adaptations to their natural environment by completing an experiment to determine how human and pinniped bodies conserve heat. They use a digital probe.
Students read about categories of mammals and their features. Students then construct a marine animal, using given print outs in the lesson plan. Students then create adaptations for their mammal, using a web site reference for guidance.
Fifth graders examine plants and animals in two ecosystems and compare them. In this ecosystem survival lesson plan, 5th graders compare and contrast a coral reef and kelp forest ecosystem. Students investigate the abiotic and biotic factors of the ecosystems. Students complete related worksheets for the topic.
Students gain a better understanding of the Arctic, its biology as well as the inhabitants. They then perform activities necessary to develop motor skills, listening and cognitive skills.
9th - 12th
Students visit Conservation in Action web site to watch three video interviews with Vancouver Aquarium researchers, complete Careers in Conservation worksheet, research threats facing species featured on Conservation web site, and create campaign to protect killer whales, Steller sea lions, or rockfish in Pacific Canada.