1. Introduction and explanation of Science On a Sphere.
2. Introduction to satellite tagging.
3. View and discuss Shark Migration.
4. View and discuss Elephant Seal Migrations.
5. View and discuss Sooty Shear-water migration.
6. View and discuss Logger Head Sea Turtle migrations
7. The story of Adelita
9. Review and wrap up the discussion.
Students will learn
-About the tools biologists use to study marine animals.
-Why we want to study where animals move.
-The differences between different types of marine animals.
Indiana Grade Standards
Standard 3 – Core Standard: Observe, describe and ask questions about living things and their relationship to their environment.
1.3.1 Classify living organisms according to variations in specific physical features, such as body coverings or appendages, and describe how those features may provide an advantage for survival in different environments.
1.3.3 Observe and explain that plants and animals have basic needs for growth and survival: plants need to take in water and need light and animals need to take in water and food and have a way to dispose of waste.
1.3.4 Describe how animals’ habitats, including plants, meet their needs for food, water, shelter, and an environment in which they can live.
Standard 3 – Core Standard: Observe, ask questions about, and describe how organisms change their forms and behavior in the course of their life cycles.
2.3.2 Compare and contrast details of body plan and structure within the life cycles of plants and animals.
Standard 4 – Core Standard: Describe how technologies have been developed to meet human needs.
2.4.2 Identify technologies developed by humans to meet a human need and investigate the limitations of the technology and how it has improved quality of life.
Standard 3 – Core Standard: Observe, describe, and ask questions about structures of organisms and how they affect their growth and survival.
4.3.2 Observe, compare, and record the physical characteristics of living plants or animals from widely different environments, and describe how each is adapted to its environment.
4.3.4 Describe a way that a given plant or animal might adapt to changes arising from human or non-human impact on the environment.