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33 resources with the concept manatees

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Rainforest Alliance Belize: 1st Grade

For Teachers 1st Standards
Take a journey to Belize with a collection that looks closely into its habitats. Scholars take part in grand conversations, read-alouds, and hands-on activities to delve deep into the different types of habitats, the animals that call...
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Thirsty Manatees

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Manatees are dependent upon freshwater. Due to a shortage, these thirsty animals are putting themselves in danger. Watch this video to learn why.
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What's This?: Mythic Creatures

For Students 6th - 12th
Fantastic beasts, and where to find them, are featured in a resource that offers images of real animals that just might have given rise to some of mythic creatures of legend.
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Florida's Manatee Population

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How have manatee populations changed over time? Pupils create box plots using given data on manatee sightings. Analyzing these plots, young mathematicians gain valuable information to answer the opening question.
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Life as a Sea Cow

For Students 9th - 12th
The sea cow, or manatee, is a gentle giant. The video focuses on this herbivore and its unique traits. Did you know they regrow teeth or that some have toenails on their flippers? They face challenges like a limited amount of fat to stay...
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How Do Jaguars and Howler Monkeys in Belize Depend on Us?

For Teachers 1st Standards
How does weather play a role in the lives of land and sea creatures? Find out with a lesson focused on habitats and the ways animals from different homes are connected. Here, learners explore how the life of a jaguar and howler monkey...
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Protecting the Critical Habitat of the Manatee and Loggerhead Turtle

For Teachers 1st Standards
Explore ocean habitats with a instructional activity that showcases the home of manatees and loggerhead turtles in Belize. Here, pupils compare and contrast the homes of ocean animals to those of humans, listen to an original short story...
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Protecting the Critical Habitat of the Manatee and the Loggerhead Turtle

For Teachers 1st
First graders research Belize and its landscape and animals on the included internet sites. The students complete activities/centers across the curriculum utilizing the facts they discovered.
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Animals A to Z: Manatee

For Students 3rd
In this manatee worksheet, 3rd graders will read 10 facts about a manatee to gain an understanding of the animal's characteristics. Students will locate 10 errors of punctuation, capitalization, spelling, and grammar.
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Manatee Crossword

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this manatee crossword puzzle worksheet, students use the 10 clues and the word bank to fill in the blanks in this crossword puzzle.
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Manatee Word Search

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this manatee word search worksheet, learners locate and identify 10 manatee-related words within the word search puzzle.
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Manatee Vocabulary

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this manatees worksheet, learners read ten words that pertain to manatees. Students match these words to their meanings.
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Marvelous Manatees

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Two groups consider whether or not the Florida manatee will become extinct during their lifetimes. They research manatee populations and statistics together and then a class debate is held. Afterwards they consider how reliable their...
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The Florida Manatee: Reading Comprehension

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Five multiple choice questions test early readers on their understanding of a one-page passage on the Florida Manatee. Answers on page 3.
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Make Your Own Paper Bag Manatee Puppet

For Teachers 5th - 6th
In this science craft worksheet, students learn about the Florida manatee by constructing a paper bag puppet with extra pattern pieces for the head and flippers. Students read the information and study the drawings about manatees, then...
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Writing and Research with a Manatee Theme

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars use Internet research methods to find information about manatees. They write a story about a manatee, told through the manatee's eyes, and also a letter to an environmental group, thanking them for what they do to protect...
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What Are Manatees?

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students are introduced to manatees. They explore manatees' behavioral characteristics and how manatees in captivity interact with people. They conclude by creating "manatee booklets" to educate others about this species.
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Working Together for the Manatee

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners research the manatee to find out why it is endangered. They write speeches they might give to boaters who are interested in helping protect the manatee. They access websites which enlighten them regarding the plight of the manatee.
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Manatee Alphabet Activity

For Students 2nd - 3rd
For this alphabetizing worksheet, students read 10 words that pertain to manatees. Students alphabetize the words. Note: The words are all capitalized even though they are common nouns.
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Spring of Life

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore Florida's springs using video segments. For this video lesson, students examine Florida's springs ecosystem, the animals that live there and the red tide that threatens the environment. The lesson includes researching...
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For Students 4th - 5th
In this science worksheet, students color in the picture of the manatee and read the fact sheet that focuses upon its classification.
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Manatee Facts

For Teachers 5th - 6th
In this math and science worksheet, pupils learn facts about the manatee by reading information on one page. Students answer 5 math word problems using the data they have read.
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The Weight of Water

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students examine how salt water is more dense than fresh water. They discuss how manatees need to float and sink, conduct a sink or float experiment, and conduct an experiment with eggs and salt and fresh water.
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For Teachers K - 2nd
Students study manatees and their ideal environment. They estimate weights and create their own manatee. They investigate the factors that have contributed to the manatees' near extinction.