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The Survival of the Sea Turtle

For Students 7th - 12th
Sea turtles face a lot of adversity: storms, predators on land and in the sea, and eggs that don't hatch, but the biggest threat to these magnificent and ancient creatures is human activity. From poaching to pollution, from trash to...
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How the Turtle Got Its Shell

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Does a shell define a turtle, or are there turtles without shells? Learn about the evolution of the unique reptile and the mystery that surrounds this identifiable feature as part of a larger series of videos. As various disciplines...
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How Baby Sea Turtles Find Their Way Home

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Sea turtles return to the beach they were born on more than a decade later to lay eggs. An interesting video explains this phenomenon as part of an extensive playlist covering biology. It describes what scientists know and don't know...
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Sea Turtles: Just the Facts Scavenger Hunt

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this sea turtles worksheet, 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.
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Protecting the Critical Habitat of the Manatee and Loggerhead Turtle

For Teachers 1st Standards
Explore ocean habitats with a lesson 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 about the...
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These Crazy Cute Baby Turtles Want Their Lake Back

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Western pond turtles struggle to survive in areas with high pollution and invasive species. The video highlights how zoos help the turtles. and demonstrates a partnership between zoos and the environment around them. 
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A Sea Turtle Experience

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Learners observe live green sea turtles and use their imagination to form questions about the animals. They present these questions to their teacher. Students then complete the activity sheets highlighting sea turtle biology and...
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Sea Turtle Vocabulary

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this sea turtle vocabulary skills instructional activity, students match the 9 listed sea turtle-related terms to the appropriate sentences that describe each of them.  
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Critters of The Chesapeake Bay - Sea Turtles

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Take a survey of the different species of sea turtles that reside in the Chesapeake Bay for at least part of the year. Use this presentation with your biology classes when studying biodiversity or nomenclature. This would be particularly...
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How to Draw a Cartoon Turtle

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Have you ever wanted to learn how to draw a cartoon turtle? Use a helpful video to show how an artist carefully and slowly draws each step to creating a turtle. There is no verbal instruction, but each step is clearly defined. Note:...
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Sea Turtle Crossword Puzzle

For Students 4th - 6th
In this sea turtle crossword puzzle learning exercise, students use the 9 clues and the word bank to identify the words that correctly complete the word puzzle.
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How Turtle Shells Evolved... Twice

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How do turtle shells form? Scholars explore the evolution of turtle shells and learn about how they form from many different bones before relating the process to cell differentiation in an organism. Pupils also look at different turtle...
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Costa Rican Sea Turtles

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students read "One Tiny Turtle" by Nicola Davies. Using the internet, they research the characteristics of turtles off of the Costa Rica coast. In groups, they complete a worksheet and define vocabulary words they are unfamiliar with. ...
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Build Your Own Sea Turtle

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students design and create their own sea turtles. They investigate the marine turtle anatomy by constructing a model of a sea turtle. They incorporate the vocabulary that identifies each part of the sea turtle's anatomy.
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Endangered Marine Turtles

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Students work in groups and experience what it is like to be a hatchling marine turtle by playing a board game.  In this endangered marine turtles lesson, students research the threats to marine turtle hatchlings. Students then create a...
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Introduce Vocabulary: One Tiny Turtle (Davies)

For Teachers K - 3rd
The loggerhead turtle is a fascinating species, and budding readers learn all about it in Nicola Davies' account One Tiny Turtle. This informational narrative offers excellent vocabulary in context, and you'll find guidance here to...
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Costa Rican Sea Turtles

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students explore the concept of sea turtles. In this sea turtle lesson, students research the life cycle and the characteristics of sea turtles. Students also create a brochure for Leatherback sea turtles.
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Turtle Hurdles

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students discuss the life cycle of sea turtles and participate in a simulation relay race that represents the difficulty baby turtles have trying to survive.
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Sea Turtle Hatchling

For Teachers K
Student color a sea turtle. They cut out the egg pieces and punch holes. Students place the turtle behind the egg pieces and push a paper fastener through the holes to join.
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Ten Tiny Turtles

For Teachers Pre-K - K
What a great way to count to ten! This song leads viewers through a review of counting to ten using turtles, apples, lettuce, and more.
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Sea Turtles and the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
There are seven species of sea turtles, five of which live in the Gulf of Mexico. Young scientists learn about each and then examine the impact of the Deepwater Horizon (BP) oil spill on the populations. A video, Internet links to sea...
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Elementary School Sea Turtle Lesson Plan

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Young scientists explore the fascinating life cycle of sea turtles in this elementary science lesson. From leathery eggs buried beneath the sand to 600 pound creatures swimming through the oceans, students discuss, read informational...
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Color the Nouns: Turtle

For Students K - 2nd Standards
A joyful turtle comes to life when scholars take yellow crayon to paper as they color all shapes containing a noun the color yellow. 
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Homeschooling Lesson: Sea Turtles

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students write down the names of common turtles and observe pictures of various types. In this sea turtles lesson, students review names and features of these animals, label and draw a picture. Students research habitat, migration,...

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