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How the Turtle Got Its Shell

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Does a shell define a turtle, or are there turtles without shells? Learn about the evolution of the unique reptile and the mystery that surrounds this identifiable feature as part of a larger series of videos. As various disciplines...
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For Teachers 4th - 12th
Did you know that reptile species outnumber mammals? Reptiles include snakes, turtles, and lizards. Watch this video to learn a few more interesting facts.
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Ten Tiny Turtles

For Teachers Pre-K - K
What a great way to count to ten! This song leads viewers through a review of counting to ten using turtles, apples, lettuce, and more.
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The Wheel of Trouble

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
What kind of troubles affect turtles? Learners create paper plate wheels to show four different hazards to sea turtles. Pupils color four segments of a picture to represent the overharvesting, changing beaches, pollution, and fishing...
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Box Turtle Interview

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Imagine life as a box turtle. Learners study the characteristics of box turtles and then assume the role in an interview. They show their understanding of how a box turtle lives by responding to a series of questions. 
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How Turtle Shells Evolved... Twice

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How do turtle shells form? Scholars explore the evolution of turtle shells and learn about how they form from many different bones before relating the process to cell differentiation in an organism. Pupils also look at different turtle...
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Color the Nouns: Turtle

For Students K - 2nd Standards
A joyful turtle comes to life when scholars take yellow crayon to paper as they color all shapes containing a noun the color yellow. 
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Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing: Novel Study

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Many turtle species can retreat their heads into their shells when threatened by predators. With the Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing novel study, pupils conduct research to uncover other interesting turtle facts. As they explore Judy...
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Vertebrate Circulatorium

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
When you get to the heart of the matter, you learn a lot about an organism by studying its circulatory system! A perfect resource for a zoology or anatomy class, the simulation gives users a peek inside a variety of vertebrates to...
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These Crazy Cute Baby Turtles Want Their Lake Back

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Western pond turtles struggle to survive in areas with high pollution and invasive species. The video highlights how zoos help the turtles. and demonstrates a partnership between zoos and the environment around them. 
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How Do Jaguars and Howler Monkeys in Belize Depend on Us?

For Teachers 1st Standards
How does weather play a role in the lives of land and sea creatures? Find out with a lesson focused on habitats and the ways animals from different homes are connected. Here, learners explore how the life of a jaguar and howler monkey...
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Protecting the Critical Habitat of the Manatee and Loggerhead Turtle

For Teachers 1st Standards
Explore ocean habitats with a lesson that showcases the home of manatees and loggerhead turtles in Belize. Here, pupils compare and contrast the homes of ocean animals to those of humans, listen to an original short story about the...
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The Gopher Tortoise

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Can you believe the gopher tortoise was around when the dinosaurs were walking the Earth. Learn all about this creature that is one of Florida's most popular reptiles. Hands-on-activities and a glossary full of scientific terms make this...
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My Mini Book About...

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Elementary learners complete a mini book on polar bears. The resource contains four pages, each a quarter of a page, including one title page with a picture of a polar bear and a space for kids to write their names. 
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Decorated Primary Writing Paper

For Teachers K - 5th
Spark inspiration with some special stationery. The featured page here comes with a clip art image of a candy cane and colorful wide lines made for young writers. See the materials tab for additional designs. Most of the pages in this...
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My Mini Book About …

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
This is one of several printable pages on which little life scientists can write out their research on an assigned animal. The highlighted page is for alligator research, but several other animal pages are included as other materials....
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The Survival of the Sea Turtle

For Students 7th - 12th
Sea turtles face a lot of adversity: storms, predators on land and in the sea, and eggs that don't hatch, but the biggest threat to these magnificent and ancient creatures is human activity. From poaching to pollution, from trash to...
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Sea Monsters 2

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Part two of "Sea Monsters" will keep your class on the edge of their seats while they learn about the vicious-looking cretoxyrhina. It is the largest shark in the cretaceous and can grow up to 24 feet. They will also learn about the...
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Shoe Box Turtles

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Turtles are the stars of the show in a creative lesson designed for very young learners. In it, learners are shown pictures of real turtles. They discuss the shell and the head, then they compare them to other animals. Pupils are given a...
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Turtle Talk

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students watch a Powerpoint Presentation about turtles. They explain that there are 3 types of turtles and where each type lives. They describe a turtle's body and state some things that turtles eat.
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Turtle-Themed Editable Bookmarks

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Dive into reading with these customizable turtle bookmarks. Create a monthly book club with your class where each child can bring in a book from home to share. Customize these bookmarks with the month, and the title of the book that is...
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How to Draw a Cartoon Turtle

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Have you ever wanted to learn how to draw a cartoon turtle? Use a helpful video to show how an artist carefully and slowly draws each step to creating a turtle. There is no verbal instruction, but each step is clearly defined. Note:...
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Home Sweet Home

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore marine turtle habitats. Students research one species of marine turtle found in the Gulf of Mexico. They identify plants and animals in the habitat. They create a model or replica using information gathered through their...
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What Do You Know About Reptiles?

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Introduce reptiles to your class. Each slide provides a list of basic characteristics of snakes, lizards, crocodilians, turtles, tortoises, and tuataras. The last slide provides learners with the titles of a few books they can read if...