The Best Hope for Northern Right Whales

Lesson Plan Overview

Students engage in a simulation to see how whales can have trouble avoiding ships. They then explore different ways to decrease ship strikes.

Source: University of Florida
Grades: 3-5

Literacy Principles:

OLP#5: The ocean supports a great diversity of life and ecosystems.

OLP#6: The ocean and humans are inextricably interconnected.

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