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11 resources with the concept sea otters

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That’s An Otter Story

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Young scientists discover how sea otters' habitats have changed due to human impact. Through conversation, video observation, and story reading, scholars identify how human interactions change a specific ecosystem in both positive and...
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The Fantastic Fur of Sea Otters

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Surviving in the harshest climates takes some strategic planning. Sea otters' planning requires an adaptation of their fur to withstand freezing ocean temperatures. Learners explore the ingenious makeup of their fur.
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Kelp Forest Conservation

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
New ReviewThere otter be a better way. As a class, groups work together to create a food web based on the organisms in the kelp forest. Budding scientists watch a video on the kelp forest to see how the organisms create a food web and hear about...
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A Sea Otter's Adorable Adoption Story

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Sea otters, an important species in the Pacific coast kelp ecosystem, are the focus of a short video that observes sea otters in captivity. One of the few animals that use tools to help them eat, viewers see how females in captivity will...
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Sea Otters--Funny Mammals of the Sea

For Students 4th - 5th
In this sea otters instructional activity, students read a 2 page article on sea otters, define 12 vocabulary words from the article and answer 7 comprehension questions in complete sentences.
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The Missing Sea Otters

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students research and watch videos to come up with solutions for the missing sea otter population in the Aleutian Islands. In this sea otter lesson plan, students also create a mural of the sea otter and kelp bed ecosystem.
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Sea Otters

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students complete pre reading, writing, and post reading activities for the book Sea Otters. In this guided reading lesson plan, students complete writing, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have discussions, and more.
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Polar Regions: Animals

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders create a poster and present their polar region animal to the rest of the class. They begin by viewing a sample poster, and divide into groups. Students spend two days researching their animal and region.
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Our Nearby Ecosystem

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Students observe the ecosystem of sea otters and create a mapping activity, coast walk survey, and more. In this ecosystem lesson plan, students share their findings and collect data.
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Who is the Sea Otter Related to?

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars examine the genetic relationships of different organisms. In groups, they discover the importance of genes and how different amino acids show various evolutionary relationships. They use an online database to continue...
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Sea Otters

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students investigate sea otters. In this animal science instructional activity, students read the book Sea Otter Rescue and identify characteristics of otters. Students discuss why it is considered a marine mammal.