Virginia Institute of Marine Science
VA SEA 2017 Lesson Plans
This lesson plan invites seventh grade students to take on the role of detective to determine the time of death of the stranded turtle that washed up on shore. Students will make observations and use evidence-based reasoning to turn qualitative data into quantitative data
Secondary Education, Lesson Plans, Marine Science, Sea Turtles
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This lesson was developed in alignment with the 2010 Virginia Department of Education’s Science Standards of Learning.
This work is sponsored by the National Estuarine Research Reserve System Science Collaborative, which supports collaborative research that addresses coastal management problems important to the reserves. The Science Collaborative is funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and managed by the University of Michigan Water Center.
Santos, B. (2017) Sea Turtle CSI: A Graphing Activity, Subjects: Life Science / Biology Environmental Science Marine / Ocean Science. VA SEA 2017 Lesson Plans. Virginia Institute of Marine Science, William & Mary. https://doi.org/10.21220/V5N15H