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Dive Into the Ocean: Whales, Dolphins and Killer Whales

Let's dive deep into the ocean and learn about it's largest inhabitants: whales, orcas and dolphins.
Jessica Ugarte
11 total reviews for this teacher
1 review for this class
Completed by 1 learner
  There are no upcoming classes.
Class
30 minutes
per class
Twice per week
over 3 weeks
11-14
year olds
3-12
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does a "Multi-Day" course work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Class Experience

-Students will know the difference between whales, orcas and dolphins.
-Students will be able to identify different species.
-Students will understand conservations status and what each categories means.
-Students will be able to categorize each animal as either a fish or a mammal and be able to explain why the animal belongs in that classification.
-Students will sharpen critical thinking skills as they for their own opinions about animal life in captivity. Are dolphins dangerous?
I have a Bachelor's Degree in Health and Wellness. The backbone of my degree was biology. Some of my coursework included Organismal Biology; Human Anatomy & Physiology 1&2; Toxicology, Microorganisms and Disease, Genetics and Forensic DNA Analysis.
-Reading short articles about 3 pages each.
-Watch the documentary "Blackfish" on Netflix.
-Labeling activities and crossword puzzles.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
none
1 hour per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Some people have strong feelings about orcas in SeaWorld. Students will be able to express themselves freely in a respectful manner towards other classmates.
Articles will be posted in the class page. 
A Netflix account is needed for the film "Blackfish"

Teacher

Jessica UgarteI do, we do, you do. Let's learn together.
11 total reviews
15 completed classes

About Me

Hi. Thanks for stopping by. I'm Jessica. I'm a new teacher here at Outschool, but not new to distance learning. I've taught over 2000 classes online. I understand that online classes are a different than in person classes and require a different... 
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