Lessons for Turtles

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  • Solving the Sea Turtle Mystery - … have studied the differences between green sea turtles and loggerhead sea turtles in this area. These turtles have quite different physiques, diets, and … for this significant difference in vulnerability between the green turtle and the loggerhead turtle. They will be asked to think critically about … following Web pages to see pictures of green sea turtles, loggerhead sea turtles, and tiger sharks: National Geographic: Field Tales * Filming Tiger …
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  • It's Tough to Be a Leatherback Turtle - … 's Tough to Be a Leatherback Turtle Overview: Leatherback turtles are an endangered species of sea turtle found throughout the world's oceans … , why volunteers are on the beach studying the turtles, and how studying the turtles (including Crittercam) might help them. Students should also … Foundation. Related Links: About the Leatherback Earthwatch: Costa Rican Sea Turtles Expeditions Leatherback Sea Turtle Information National Geographic: Crittercam Chronicles National Geographic …
    User Rating: Grade Level: 3-5
  • Species on the Edge - … .seaturtle.org, or www.cccturtle.org), including pictures of entangled turtles, turtle eggs, and nesting beaches with buildings and beach furniture. * Background … Conservation Bycatch Entangle (in fishing gear) Background: About Sea Turtles: Sea turtles, air-breathing reptiles with streamlined bodies and large flippers, are … management effort for each sea turtle species. Sea Turtle Conservation and Management: All six species of sea turtles occurring in the U.S …
    User Rating: Grade Level: 3-12
  • Turtle Lesson - … the following turtles: Box, Painted, Snapping, Stinkpot, and Wood How each turtle protects themselves The turtles environment The turtles eating habits The turtles hibernation pattern What is being done to prevent the extinction of the turtlesturtle lives in Describe what the turtles eat Describe the turtles hibernation pattern Discuss the turtles method of protection Describe ways to protect the turtles
    User Rating: Grade Level: 6-8
  • Marine Reptiles - … .uiuc.edu/wikelski/iguana2.html) sea turtle species: Caretta caretta: Loggerhead Sea Turtle According to the Website - Turtle Trax, a 1990 study showed … /telematics/EuroTurtle/dleath.htm). Lepidochelys olivacea: Olive Ridley Sea Turtle; " (Euro Turtle: http://www.exeter.ac.uk/telematics/EuroTurtle/dleath.htm)." Dermochelys … ) Worldwide Population Decline of Dermochelys coriacea: Are Leatherback Turtles Going Extinct? (1996?)"(Euro Turtle: http://www.exeter.ac.uk/telematics/EuroTurtle/dleath …
    User Rating: Grade Level: 3-5
  • Honu Survivor - The Green Sea Turtle Experience - … Survivor The Green Sea Turtle Experience Green Sea Turtle closeup. Photo by Rob Shallenberger. Download this Green Sea Turtle. Photo by Rob Shallenberger … in length. Juvenile turtles are carnivorous and eat primarily jellyfish. Adult turtles are omnivorous, eating mainly algae,. Female green sea turtles travel, during … grounds of the Green Sea Turtle? Why don't the turtles nest closer to civilization? Why do the turtles leave the nest at …
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  • Turtles are terrific - … grades K - 1 Science Learn more Turtle Parts basic guide to turtle body parts Painted Turtle Printout cutout which can be used in … and habitats of turtles. Compare and contrast the turtle to another animal such as a rabbit. Explore and investigate turtles on the internet … Wonders of the Pond (or an expository book about turtles). When finished, discuss turtles. Include vocabulary: head (mouth or beak) shell types …
    User Rating: Grade Level: K-2
  • Comparing Two Turtles - … > Diversity and adaptations of organisms Background Sea turtles, freshwater turtles, the Diamondback terrapin (a turtle that prefers brackish water) and tortoises are often generically called 'turtles.' Students may know the difference, but … same kinds of animals, such as turtles and tortoises. Loggerhead Sea Turtle: The Loggerhead Sea Turtle lives in tropical and subtropical oceans around …
    User Rating: Grade Level: 3-8
  • A Climate Conundrum - … wild animals? Would it affect sea turtles? How? Freshwater turtles? How? View the short video "Hot Turtles" on the Ocean Adventures Web site … issue isn't specific to river turtles in the Amazon, but concerns freshwater and sea turtles worldwide. Tell the students to imagine … zoo, aquarium or other nature center that has river turtles or sea turtles on exhibit to learn more about them. STANDARDS National …
    User Rating: Grade Level: 6-8
  • Get the Turtle to the Pond - … the turtle forward 3 inches. Make a right turn. Move the turtle forward 3 inches. Make a right turn. Move the turtle forward … giving and following directions for their turtles. Next, project the Turtle Pond Applet for the students. Turtle Pond Applet Show students Path 1 … relationships between distance and turtle movement and angle and turtle movement. Questions for Students How far does your turtle travel to get to …
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