These sites have information on manatees, an endangered species. Read about their behavior, reproduction, and habitat. View photographs, videos, a live Webcam of these underwater animals, and fill out an activity book. Includes information about the manatee’s hearing problem and ways to protect them from boating accidents. There is a link to an eThemes Resource on endangered species.
Download all 18 lessons or only the ones you need. Although these lesson plans are intended for use by third grade teachers in Florida, they can also be used by teachers in other states who desire that their students learn about manatees.
This 40-page PDF file contains facts about the manatee, information about conservation initiatives, ways for students to get involved in manatee conservation, classroom activities, pre/post tests, a glossary, and a list of references for further reading. The activities included in this guide are for students at the 6-12 grade levels.