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Can You Breathe Like a Pinniped?

Young learners compare the breathing patterns of different animals in this pinniped instructional activity. 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.

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CCSS: Designed
Resource Details

5th - 9th
2 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
2 hrs
Instructional Strategy
Project-Based Learning
Ed Software
Included Materials

  • Can You Breathe Like a Pinniped?
  • Can You Breathe Like a Pinniped?
  • TI Graphing Device and DataMate
  • Pinnipeds on Land and at Sea
  • Worksheet