Biología Marina (Marine Biology)
KMS children are diving into an amazing investigation of life in the ocean while practicing vocabulary words in Spanish for different animals, learning true facts about each one of them and admiring the ocean’s diversity. The children are creating a portfolio with pictures, research and facts about these special creatures. They have been having discussions about how to protect our oceans and how efforts are made to understand these fascinating and magnificent creatures as well to protect them.
The oceans contain 99 percent of the living space in the planet.
Blue Whales weigh as much as 30 elephants.
Great White Sharks can go as long as three months without eating.
A group of jelly fish is called a smack.
Octopuses can change their color.
The whale shark is the largest fish in the sea.
Shark’s teeth are shaped like triangles or daggers.
Hablo Español! (how many of these Spanish words can you translate to English?)
Delfín, Ballena, Tiburón, Estrella de Mar, Pulpo, Langosta, Camarón, Medusa.
Recommended Spanish books:
Ballenas / Whales by Carol K. L.
Los Tiburones by David Burnie
¿Qué veo en el Mar? by Luana K. Mitten
Tortugas Marinas by Valerie J. Weber
Los Pulpos by Sandra Markle