Lesson Plans

Lesson plans and episodes have been divided into three overarching themes that Ocean Mysteries addresses – Research, Conservation and Management, Animal Care and Health. Under each theme, lesson plans and related episodes that support that theme are listed. When available, activity packets have also been included for downloading.

Research:

Lesson Plans:

  • Aerial Shark Spotting (Grades 3-5 and 6-8)
  • Coral Communities (Grades 3-5 and 6-8)
  • Migration Patterns (Grades 3-5 and 6-8)

Episodes that support this theme:

  • 101 – Mysterious Mantas (Activity Packets Grades 3-5 and 6-8)
  • 104 – All’s Whale That Ends Whale (Activity Packets Grades 3-5 and 6-8)
  • 106 – Reef Madness (Activity Packets Grades 3-5 and 6-8)
  • 109 – Tagging Along (Activity Packets Grades 3-5 and 6-8)

Conservation & Management of Species:

Lesson Plans:

  • Coral Communities (Grades 3-5 and 6-8)
  • Gator Survival (Grades 3-5 and 6-8)
  • Mollusks of Georgia (Grades 3-5 and 6-8)
  • Otter Obstacles (Grades 3-5 and 6-8)
  • Sea Food Web (Grades 3-5)

Episodes that support this theme:

  • 102 – Great Gators (Activity Packets Grades 3-5 and 6-8)
  • 106 – Reef Madness (Activity Packets Grades 3-5 and 6-8)
  • 108 – Alien invaders (Activity Packets Grades 3-5 and 6-8)
  • 111 – Go West Otters (Activity Packets Grades 3-5 and 6-8)
  • 115 – Otter the Blue (Activity Packets Grades 3-5 and 6-8)
  • 117 – Circle of Life (Activity Packets Grades 3-5 and 6-8)
  • 120 – Hawaiian Monk Seals (Activity Packets Grades 3-5 and 6-8)
  • 121 – Hawaii Fly-O (Activity Packets Grades 3-5 and 6-8)
  • 122 – Turtle Tales (Activity Packets Grades 3-5 and 6-8)
  • 203 – Stellar Sea Lions
  • 205 – Saving Sea Lions
  • 207 – The Great Return

Animal Care and Health:

Lesson plan:

  • Turtle Hospital (Grades 3-5 and 6-8)
  • Dirty Birds (Grades 3-5 and 6-8)

Episodes that support this theme:

  • 103 – Turtle Tale (Activity Packets Grades 3-5 and 6-8)
  • 105 – Birds of a Feather (Activity Packets Grades 3-5 and 6-8)
  • 112 – Marine ER (Activity Packets Grades 3-5 and 6-8)
  • 113 – Animal Care (Activity Packets Grades 3-5 and 6-8)
  • 114 – Manatees (Activity Packets Grades 3-5 and 6-8)
  • 123 – Elephan-TASTIC! Seals (Activity Packets Grades 3-5 and 6-8)
  • 201 – Dolphins of Indian River Lagoon
  • 202 – Seals of Approval
  • 204 – To the Ocean and Back