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Lesson 9 - Learning About Sea Turtles


Even though they spend large amounts of their lives underwater, sea turtles are air-breathing reptiles and must surface at regular intervals to refill their lungs with fresh air.

Learning About Sea Turtles:

  • Turtle in the Sea
    Turtle in the Sea by Jim Arnosky is the story of a sea turtle and what she must battle to stay alive so she can lay her eggs.

  • What is a Sea Turtle?
    In the United Kingdom aquatic fresh-water turtles are known as terrapins.

Sea Turtle Projects:

  • Sea Turtle Crafts
    There are quite a few crafts for this lesson. Do all of them or choose the ones you like best.

  • Sea Turtle Recipes
    Cooking with Kids - Try these yummy recipes: Peanut Butter Turtles, Turtle Sundae, and Sea Turtle Bread Sculpture.

Sea Turtle Fun:

  • Games and Stuff
    Add the printable activities to your notebook. Have fun with the online games and activities.

  • Coloring Pages
    Print out the coloring pages. Answer the questions neatly on the coloring page.


Discovering Sea Creature Series:

You can access the lessons online, or sign-up for the free Discovering Sea Creatures Ecourse and receive a lesson in your inbox every week. Have fun learning all about sea creatures!

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