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1 news-2-you Volume XV, Edition 26 n2y.com WHAT SEA TURTLES The sea turtles are coming!! They will visit beaches around the world. Sea turtles begin making nests each March. The coast of Florida is a favorite nesting place. page 1

2 news page Sea turtles are amazing!! They are one of the Earth s oldest animals. 1 Sea turtles can be seven feet long! 7! They breathe air but can be under water for hours!! Sea turtles live in most of the world s oceans. page 2

3 news page In March, some female sea turtles leave the ocean. A turtle crawls onto the beach. She digs a big hole with her flippers. The turtle puts about 100 small eggs in the hole. 100 She covers them with sand and returns to the ocean. + page 3

4 news page The eggs hatch at night, after about eight weeks. 8 The tiny turtles must dig out of the sand. This is a dangerous time for the turtles. They must crawl quickly to the water. The moonlight on the water leads the turtles. page 4

5 news page The lucky turtles will crawl into the ocean. These sea turtles will grow up in the water. They can live for years Male turtles never return to the beach. Female turtles only return to make a nest. page 5

6 news page But some of the tiny turtles are not lucky. Some turtles go in the wrong direction. They go towards land. Some become dinner for birds and crabs! +! Some turtles never find the ocean. page 6

7 news page Today, sea turtles are endangered. Many people want to help sea turtles. The Loggerhead Marinelife Center wants to help too. * The Center is in Juno Beach, Florida. It loves all sea turtles, tiny or large. or * Most turtles that nest on Florida beaches are Loggerhead sea turtles. page 7

8 news page The Center wants kids to love sea turtles too. School kids can learn about sea turtles at the Center. The Center even has a sea turtle summer camp!! go snorkeling, The campers can do an experiment, study a turtle nest and help sea turtles. page 8

9 news page Some n2y readers can watch for sea turtles this March. Everyone can learn about them. Go to the Center s website. * track a turtle, You can watch the Sea Turtle Cam, adopt a sea turtle and more! * page 9

10 people in the news WHO MARINE BIOLOGIST A marine biologist is a special kind of scientist. Marine biologists study living things in the ocean. They study plants and animals. + They do research and experiments. + Would you like to be a marine biologist?? page 10

11 animals in the news WHAT LOGGERHEAD TURTLE Seven kinds of sea turtles live in our oceans. 7 Most sea turtles near Florida are Loggerhead turtles. Florida has about 68,000 Loggerhead nests each year. 68,000 A Loggerhead turtle has a large head and heart - shaped shell. + Its head or flippers cannot go into its shell. or page 11

12 animals in the news clams, crabs, Loggerhead turtles eat coral, jellyfish and much more. The turtle s strong jaw can break open shellfish. An adult Loggerhead can weigh 300 pounds. 300 It can grow to about three feet long. 3 page 12

13 places in the news WHERE LOGGERHEAD MARINELIFE CENTER The Loggerhead Marinelife Center started in the 1980s. 1980s A woman in Juno Beach started the Center. * She loved sea turtles and wanted to help them. + She started with turtle classes for kids. The Center hopes kids will grow up to care for turtles. * Eleanor Fletcher page 13

14 places in the news Today, the Center s marine biologists study turtles. They put GPS trackers on turtles to see where they go. Go to their website to follow the turtles. * The Center finds and protects sea turtles and their nests. + + It has a turtle hospital for sick and injured turtles. + * page 14

15 recipe page NEED Tasty Turtle Snack green apple green seedless grapes gel Serves 4 apple corer knife 4 plates 1. Core and slice apple. 2. Put one slice on each plate. 3. Cut five grapes in half for each turtle. (ten pieces each) 4. Put seven pieces on top of each apple. Add one for head. 5. Cut the last grapes in half again. Put four pieces on each turtle for flippers. 6. Use gel to make two eyes on each turtle head. 7. Eat. page 15

16 joke page Knock, Knock. Who s there? Beach. Beach who? Beach - ure to watch for turtles! - ure! Be sure page 16

17 game page Circle the pictures about SEA TURTLES. fossil ocean hole nest beach moss egg male pine needles sand website crab jellyfish marine biologist sea turtle ice cream truck page 17

18 review page 1. WHAT is this paper about? Ice Fishing Bird Feeding Sea Turtles 2. WHEN do sea turtles begin making nests? May April March 3. WHERE do female sea turtles put their eggs? ocean floor hole cave 4. WHERE do tiny turtles crawl to when they dig out of the sand? aquarium swamp ocean 5. WHO is helping the sea turtles? Girl Scouts Loggerhead Marinelife Center NBA 6. WHO studies living things in the ocean? marine biologist nurse gardener page 18

19 puzzle page ACROSS DOWN 3 hole 1 eggs 5 sea turtles 2 nest 6 beach 3 hatch 8 sand 4 ocean 7 crawl page 19

20 sudoku page Fill in the grid using the pictures below so that every row, every column and every large box contains the following four items:. page 20

21 think page 1. WHY do you like sea turtles? Why not??? 2. WHAT would you ask a marine biologist? Why??? 3. WHY would you like to visit Florida?? page 21

22 sports page KICKER FROM NORWAY Havard Rugland is a soccer player from Norway. Havard has never played American football. But he may be an NFL player soon. One team wants him to kick field goals. 1 They may want him to join the team. dom-and-an-nfl-tryout-to-boot.html?hp&_r=o page 22

23 sports page Last year, Havard watched the Super Bowl on TV. Havard thought he would be a good kicker. He learned some trick kicks with a football. People saw a YouTube video he made. * Now the New York Jets want to see Havard kick. * page 23

24 words page sea turtle beach nest ocean page 24

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