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Thermoregulation in Marine Mammals

Students investigate how mammals maintain a fairly constant body temperature under various conditions by engaging in an animal classification activity. They experiment with Crisco in gloved hands and icy water to understand the characteristics of blubber and how it helps maintain body temperature.

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Resource Details

Grade
1st - 5th
Subjects
Science
2 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Year
2001
Included Materials
  • Worksheet