Animals

Sea turtle swimming in ocean

Tessellation: Sea turtles

What do you know about tessellations and why do turtle shells form hexagons? My hypothesis is that hexagons have a larger surface area to smaller perimeter ratio. What is your hypothesis? What are the children’s?

Blue Whale

Weightlifting: Blue whales

The blue whale is the biggest animal that has ever lived (that we know of), bigger than an elephant and bigger than any of the dinosaurs we have found. This activity explores one of the reasons why it has been able to evolve to be SO BIG!

Imagine book cover by Alison Lester

Imagine

Combine children’s imagination with learning about nature and broadening their vocabulary thus making their observations more specific.

Lady swimming with Shark

Shark Lady

The story of the Shark Lady is a great way to encourage children to find ways to pursue their dreams and their quest for knowledge.

Ocean with seaweed

Swimmy

Reading this story about one brave fish and his friends may inspire conversations about optical illusions, camouflage, food chains and how animals stay safe from predators.

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