Mrs. Anthony Grade 2 Sea Animals

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Grade 2 students learned researching skills by researching information about various sea animals. Online Encyclopedias, and books were used to find out about what various sea animals looked like and other interesting information. Students painted a picture of their assigned animal in art. Everything was brought together in a presentation to their 5th grade book buddies that helped them learn good research skills. Students also learned a few basic features of Powerpoint.

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Mrs. Anthony Grade 2 Sea Animals

  1. 1. Whale Anna Mrs. Anthony
  2. 2. What My Sea Animal Looks Like <ul><li>Grow to 100 feet </li></ul><ul><li>A few bristles </li></ul><ul><li>Has blow hole </li></ul><ul><li>Baleen teeth (plates) like human fingernails </li></ul><ul><li>Fins spread from side to side </li></ul>
  3. 3. Other Interesting Facts About My Sea Animal <ul><li>Spend summers in cold waters </li></ul><ul><li>Beneath skin has layer of fat called blubber </li></ul><ul><li>Largest animal ever lived </li></ul><ul><li>Once killed for meat and oil </li></ul><ul><li>Oil used as a fuel for lamps and cooking </li></ul><ul><li>Out of water quickly gets too hot and dies </li></ul><ul><li>Breathe up to two hours underwater </li></ul>
  4. 4. Shark Cameron Mrs. Anthony
  5. 5. What My Sea Animal Looks Like <ul><li>All look different </li></ul><ul><li>Can grow up 40 feet </li></ul><ul><li>Can be 6 inches </li></ul><ul><li>Are usually blue or brown </li></ul><ul><li>Can weigh 1 ounce </li></ul><ul><li>Can weigh twice as much as much as an elephant </li></ul><ul><li>Several rows of teeth </li></ul><ul><li>Shaped like a torpedo </li></ul><ul><li>Curved tail </li></ul>
  6. 6. Other Interesting Facts About My Sea Animal <ul><li>do not get cancer </li></ul><ul><li>caught for oil in liver for Vitamin A </li></ul><ul><li>eat fish whole </li></ul><ul><li>also get caught for skin and flesh </li></ul><ul><li>about 100 shark attacks through the world </li></ul><ul><li>have sharp senses </li></ul><ul><li>live in open sea </li></ul>
  7. 7. Manatee Christian Mrs. Anthony
  8. 8. What My Sea Animal Looks Like <ul><li>Large sea animal </li></ul><ul><li>Front legs shaped like paddles </li></ul><ul><li>Gray skin </li></ul><ul><li>Bristly hairs </li></ul>
  9. 9. Other Interesting Facts About My Sea Animal <ul><li>Grow up to 13 feet </li></ul><ul><li>Eats water plants </li></ul><ul><li>Live in Amazon and Caribbean Sea </li></ul><ul><li>A good grip on the plants as it eats </li></ul><ul><li>Lives along coasts of Northeastern South America </li></ul>
  10. 10. Salmon Alexander Mrs. Anthony
  11. 11. What My Sea Animal Looks Like <ul><li>Has shiny scales </li></ul><ul><li>Has fins </li></ul><ul><li>Has sharp teeth </li></ul><ul><li>It breathes with its gills </li></ul><ul><li>It is big </li></ul>
  12. 12. Other Interesting Facts About My Sea Animal <ul><li>Five kinds live in the North Pacific Ocean </li></ul><ul><li>One kind lives in the Atlantic Ocean </li></ul><ul><li>Born in fresh water </li></ul><ul><li>Swim to ocean and spend part of their lives there </li></ul><ul><li>Return to where they were born to lay eggs </li></ul><ul><li>Fishing crews catch salmon </li></ul>
  13. 13. Turtle Taisha Mrs. Anthony
  14. 14. What My Sea Animal Looks Like <ul><li>Have no teeth </li></ul><ul><li>long beak </li></ul><ul><li>Two layers shell </li></ul><ul><li>live almost every where </li></ul><ul><li>leather backed </li></ul>
  15. 15. Other Interesting Facts About My Sea Animal <ul><li>Pulls body in for protection </li></ul><ul><li>cold -blooded </li></ul><ul><li>don’t live in cold places </li></ul><ul><li>Some live in very cold water </li></ul>
  16. 16. Starfish Ashley Mrs. Anthony
  17. 17. What My Sea Animal Looks Like <ul><li>Spiny skin </li></ul><ul><li>Thick arms </li></ul><ul><li>Five arms </li></ul><ul><li>Tube feet </li></ul>
  18. 18. Other Interesting Facts About My Sea Animal <ul><li>Live in all oceans of world </li></ul><ul><li>Mouth on its belly leads to baglike stomach </li></ul><ul><li>Feed on animals with shells such as clams and oysters </li></ul><ul><li>To eat it pulls shells apart with small tube feet </li></ul>
  19. 19. Crab Bryan Mrs. Anthony
  20. 20. What My Sea Animal Looks Like <ul><li>Hard shell </li></ul><ul><li>Jointed legs </li></ul><ul><li>Five pairs of legs </li></ul><ul><li>Large claws </li></ul>
  21. 21. Other Interesting Facts About My Sea Animal <ul><li>Live in shallow water along seashore </li></ul><ul><li>Eat mostly plants and plantlike things called algae </li></ul><ul><li>Some kinds are good to eat </li></ul><ul><li>Prowl the shore walking running sideways </li></ul>
  22. 22. Sea Otter David Mrs. Anthony
  23. 23. What your Sea Animal looks like <ul><li>Furry animal </li></ul><ul><li>Back feet shaped like flippers </li></ul><ul><li>Grow to 4 to 5 feet long </li></ul><ul><li>Thick brown fur </li></ul>
  24. 24. Other Interesting Facts About My Sea Animal <ul><li>Eat shellfish, octopuses, sea urchins and squids </li></ul><ul><li>Live in the North Pacific Ocean </li></ul><ul><li>Hardly ever Ieaves the water </li></ul><ul><li>Sleep on floating seaweed called kelp </li></ul><ul><li>Fur traps air and keeps them warm and their skin dry </li></ul><ul><li>Uses flipper-shaped back feet as paddles when it swims </li></ul>
  25. 25. Sponge Duncan Mrs. Anthony
  26. 26. What My Sea Animal Looks Like <ul><li>Has small pores or holes </li></ul><ul><li>Feels soft </li></ul><ul><li>many different shapes and colors </li></ul><ul><li>hard and soft skeletons </li></ul>
  27. 27. Other Interesting Facts About My Sea Animal <ul><li>1 st few kinds live in fresh water </li></ul><ul><li>Used as bath sponges </li></ul><ul><li>Live attached to rocks </li></ul>
  28. 28. Squid Janessa Mrs. Anthony
  29. 29. What My Sea Animal Looks Like <ul><li>Have soft bodies </li></ul><ul><li>Some are less than twelve inches long. </li></ul><ul><li>Some are up to sixty feet long </li></ul><ul><li>Two fins </li></ul><ul><li>Have eight tentacles on each leg </li></ul>
  30. 30. Other Interesting Facts About My Sea Animal <ul><li>mollusks </li></ul><ul><li>Related to octopuses </li></ul><ul><li>Squirt dark liquid called ink to hide themselves from enemy </li></ul><ul><li>Eat fish and tiny sea animals </li></ul><ul><li>Live in open sea </li></ul>
  31. 31. Sea Otter Ketley Mrs. Anthony
  32. 32. What My Sea Animal Looks Like <ul><li>furry </li></ul><ul><li>grow from 4 to 5 ft </li></ul><ul><li>Thick brown fur </li></ul>
  33. 33. Other Interesting Facts About My Sea Animal <ul><li>Brown fur traps air and keeps their skin dry </li></ul><ul><li>Hardly ever leave the water </li></ul><ul><li>Hunted for fur </li></ul><ul><li>Eats and sleeps while floating on back </li></ul><ul><li>Lives in North Pacific ocean </li></ul><ul><li>Eats shellfish, octopus, sea urchins, and squids </li></ul>
  34. 34. Swordfish Mark Mrs. Anthony
  35. 35. What My Sea Animal Looks Like <ul><li>long sword-like nose </li></ul><ul><li>5 feet to 8 feet long </li></ul><ul><li>smooth, muscular, brownish-black bodies </li></ul><ul><li>thin, curved fins </li></ul>
  36. 36. Other Interesting Facts About My Sea Animal <ul><li>Eats deep-sea fish and squid </li></ul><ul><li>Swallows its food whole because it has no teeth </li></ul><ul><li>pointy bill may help it swim uses it’s sharp bill to catch fish to eat </li></ul>
  37. 37. Sand Dollar Rachael Mrs. Anthony
  38. 38. What My Sea Animal Looks Like <ul><li>Looks like fuzzy brown cookie </li></ul><ul><li>Shape of a five painted star </li></ul><ul><li>Thin circular body </li></ul><ul><li>Mouth in center of under side </li></ul><ul><li>Body has small breathing holes </li></ul><ul><li>Many tiny movable spines </li></ul><ul><li>Dried skeletons look like large white coins </li></ul>
  39. 39. Other Interesting Facts About My Sea Animal <ul><li>Lives half buried in sand </li></ul><ul><li>Feeds on tiny living things </li></ul><ul><li>Among the sand grains or in water </li></ul><ul><li>In shallow waters along seashores </li></ul>
  40. 40. Jellyfish Jada Mrs. Anthony
  41. 41. What My Sea Animal Looks Like <ul><li>Body umbrella-shape </li></ul><ul><li>Tube with a mouth </li></ul><ul><li>Four short arms </li></ul><ul><li>Long tentacles </li></ul>
  42. 42. Other Interesting Facts About My Sea Animal <ul><li>opens body like an umbrella and quickly shuts it to move </li></ul><ul><li>movement squeezes out water and makes them move </li></ul><ul><li>sting painful </li></ul><ul><li>sting poisonous to people </li></ul>
  43. 43. Dolphin Schadrac Mrs. Anthony
  44. 44. What My Sea Animal Looks Like <ul><li>4 to 13 feet (1.2 to 4 meters) long </li></ul><ul><li>Short beak </li></ul><ul><li>Grey on the back </li></ul><ul><li>Lighter underneath </li></ul><ul><li>Shaped like torpedoes </li></ul>
  45. 45. Other Interesting Facts About My Sea Animal <ul><li>Among most intelligent animals </li></ul><ul><li>Closely related to whales and porpoises </li></ul><ul><li>Males are called bulls </li></ul><ul><li>Females are called cows </li></ul><ul><li>About 10 to 12 months after mating females give birth to a baby called a calf </li></ul>
  46. 46. Clam Longxiang Mrs. Anthony
  47. 47. What My Sea Animal Looks Like <ul><li>no head </li></ul><ul><li>no teeth </li></ul><ul><li>Strong body part called a foot </li></ul><ul><li>No bones </li></ul><ul><li>Two shells together </li></ul>
  48. 48. Other Interesting Facts About My Sea Animal <ul><li>Kind of mollusk </li></ul><ul><li>Live along in an ocean stream </li></ul><ul><li>Find food in sand mud </li></ul>
  49. 49. Gull Alivia Mrs. Anthony
  50. 50. What My Sea Animal Looks Like <ul><li>have black and white feathers </li></ul><ul><li>look like pigeons </li></ul><ul><li>Have long wings </li></ul><ul><li>Young birds look grayish </li></ul><ul><li>Color change with season </li></ul>
  51. 51. Other Interesting Facts About My Sea Animal <ul><li>Live near large bodies of water </li></ul><ul><li>Related to terns </li></ul><ul><li>Feathers appear when they are 2 or 4 </li></ul><ul><li>Live near large bodies of water </li></ul><ul><li>Do not fly as carefully as terns </li></ul><ul><li>Often rest by floating on water </li></ul>
  52. 52. Walrus Timothy Mrs. Anthony
  53. 53. What My Sea Animal Looks Like <ul><li>3,000 pounds </li></ul><ul><li>Long upper teeth </li></ul><ul><li>Flippers to swim </li></ul><ul><li>12 ft </li></ul><ul><li>Sea animal </li></ul><ul><li>3.7 meters long </li></ul><ul><li>Tusks as hooks </li></ul><ul><li>11,400 kilograms </li></ul>
  54. 54. Other Interesting Facts About My Sea Animal <ul><li>Lives north </li></ul><ul><li>Eats clams </li></ul><ul><li>Fights polar bears </li></ul><ul><li>Tusks as hooks </li></ul>
  55. 55. Crab Sarah Mrs. Anthony
  56. 56. What My Sea Animal Looks Like <ul><li>Hard shell </li></ul><ul><li>Jointed legs </li></ul><ul><li>Large claws </li></ul><ul><li>Shell covers </li></ul>
  57. 57. Other Interesting Facts About My Sea Animal <ul><li>Live in shallow waters </li></ul><ul><li>Eat many kinds of water animals </li></ul><ul><li>Eat mostly plants </li></ul><ul><li>Run sideways </li></ul><ul><li>Live in burrows </li></ul>

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