Dugongs, Elephants, and Evolution


  • Aug 19 2010 10:14 PM

    Wendy Marsters

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In this Xpeditions lesson, students compare and contrast the physical appearance and adaptations of dugongs with those of elephants, and they consider the evolutionary relationship between these two animal species. They discuss how the dugong's adaptations have made it well suited to life in the ocean, and they conclude by writing paragraphs about the things they've discussed and learned.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 8

    Topics: Science, Life Sciences, Geography, History-Social Science