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Save the Sea Turtles!

Grade Level Grades K-2
Resource Type Lesson Plan
Standards Alignment
Next Generation Science Standards


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This lesson introduces students to sea turtles and the human-caused dangers they face while encouraging them to create a way to help save these beautiful creatures.

Step 1 - Inquire: Students are introduced to sea turtle conservation and student activism through the story Follow the Moon Home by acclaimed activist Philippe Cousteau and renowned author Deborah Hopkinson.

Step 2 - Investigate: Students activate background knowledge of sea turtles and reflect on the dangers they face in the oceans of the world.

Step 3 - Inspire: Students work collaboratively to design and create a solution to one of the problems sea turtles are facing today.

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Ask questions, make observations, and gather information about a situation people want to change to define a simple problem that can be solved through the development of a new or improved object or tool.


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