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Title: Tracking Sea Turtles
Url: http://octopus.gma.org/space1/turtles.html
Publisher: Gulf of Maine Aquarium
Description: This classroom activity introduces the biology of sea turtles, population status, and human impacts. Focuses on Kemp's ridley (Lepidochelys kempii), one of the smallest and most endangered of sea turtle species. This teacher's guide provides NOAA tracking data and instructions for students to follow the migration routes of six turtles in the Gulf of Mexico. The page also links to related activities using satellite data.
LC Classification: Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Biology (General) -- Study and teaching. Research
Science -- Natural history. Biology -- Natural history (General) -- Nature conservation. Landscape protection. Biological diversity conservation. Endangered species and ecosystems (General). Habitat conservation. Ecosystem management. Conservation biology
Science -- Zoology -- Chordates. Vertebrates -- Reptiles and amphibians -- Systematic divisions -- Reptiles -- By order and family, A-Z -- Chelonia (Testudinata; turtles)
Science -- Zoology -- Radio tracking
GEM Subject: Science -- Biology
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Science -- Ecology
Science -- Earth science
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Biology -- Species
Ecology -- Endangered species
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2005-12-08
Resource Type: Dataset (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Lesson Plans
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: html
Audience: Elementary School Teachers
Middle School Teachers
Primary Education
Secondary Education
Teachers
Language: English
Rights: Gulf of Maine Aquarium
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: Astronomy
Biology
earth science
Environmental science
Gulf of Maine Aquarium
Kemp\'s ridley sea turtle
Lepidochelys kempii
marine reptile
Physical sciences
satellite tracking data
science
sea turtle migration
sea turtles
Space sciences
tracking marine life
Date Of Record Release: 2011-09-01 03:00:06 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-11-17 10:30:41 (W3C-DTF)
Source: DLESE  DLESE
Full Record Views: 120
Resource URL Clicks: 27
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