Activity 3:
Marine Life
 

Karana's island was surrounded by marine life. What lived in the seas around her island? What would she see swimming off the coast of her island?

Task

Create a marine life mural.

Process and Resources

  1. Learn more about the marine life near San Nicolas Island. Select a sea creature and plant. Create a notecard containing information about the animal. Draw a picture of the animal.
  2. Create a large wall mural showing all the life near the Island.
  3. Write a class story about the things Karana would see during her swim.

Project Guidelines

Use the following guidelines for class mural:

  • Select a sea creature to include on the mural. Create a notecard containing basic information about the creature including what it looks like, where it lives, what it eats, and friend/enemies.
  • Select a plant to include on the mural. Create a notecard containing basic information about the plant.
  • Add your project to the class mural.

Conclusion

What's missing from the mural. Go back and add special features such as bubbles, rocks, and coral.

   
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