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A Climate Conundrum
After viewing a video and reading an article about the threatened turtles and tortises in The Amazon River area, collaborative groups create a poster or presentation about how we can help them. Several links to other related lesson plans can be found on this page.
5th - 8th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
Species on the Edge
Learners study science. For this endangered species lesson, students examine sea turtles and actions that can be taken to help keep them alive. They work in small groups to research different species of turtles and share their information with the class.
3rd - 8th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
Students are introduced to the letter 'T' and use a turtle theme to reinforce the use of the letter 'T.' In this letter 'T' lesson, students listen to the story The Turtle and the Moon, observe real life water turtles in the classroom, and take turns picking the turtles from the water.
Pre-K Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Home Sweet Home
Students explore marine turtle habitats. Students research one species of marine turtle found in the Gulf of Mexico. They identify plants and animals in the habitat. They create a model or replica using information gathered through their research.
3rd - 6th Science 3 Views 4 Downloads
Ocean Life for Grades 6-9
Students discover the importance of ocean life and the ocean environment. They conduct online research using Field Reports about sea turtles and interact with online technology to view, describe, and discuss different dolphin behaviors.
6th - 9th Science 7 Views 13 Downloads
For Creative Minds: Tudley Didn't Know
Learners discover facts about the animals in John Himmselman's book, Tudley Didn't Know, and make a paper turtle. In this marsh animals instructional activity, students first read the book Tudley Didn't Know. Learners read facts about painted turtles, hummingbirds, fireflies, leopard frogs, and katydids.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
The Earth on Turtle's Back
Students listen to the story "The Earth on Turtle's Back" the traditional story of the Onondaga tribe of how America was formed. They then discuss the symbolism in the story and how earth, water, and air are related to each other and man's survival.
2nd - 3rd Science 3 Views 5 Downloads
Estimating Loggerhead Hatchling Gender Ratios
Students study sea turtles and the concept of temperature-dependent sex determination (TSD). Using a specific set of temperature data, they determine the probable sex of a nest of sea turtle hatchlings and then determine the overall ratio of females to males from this nesting beach.
5th - 8th Science 3 Views 11 Downloads
Sea Turtle Math
Students consider the future of endangered species. In this conservation lesson, students view a slide show and use mathematical data to construct a prediction for the survival of an endangered species. This lesson includes, personal accounts, math puzzles, a variety of online resources, pictures, and vocabulary.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 56 Downloads
Sea Turtles: Just the Facts Scavenger Hunt
In this sea turtles instructional activity, students access the Internet to a specific website to research the name of five specific sea turtles from their descriptions. Students write their answers on the lines provided.
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 12 Downloads
Characteristics of Snakes and Turtles
Students examine the characteristics of snakes and turtles and compare/contrast reptiles with mammals. They watch a video, answer discussion questions, complete information charts, conduct Internet research, and create a habitat diorama.
1st - 4th Science 3 Views 23 Downloads