WhaleNet and the National Aquarium in Baltimore

Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle
(Lepidochelys kempii )

Questions for Exploration


1. How many miles does it travel in an average day?
2. How fast does a sea turtle travel?
3. On which day does the satellite fix seem in error? Why?
4. Do you see a pattern to the data or travel path?

The Data Anaylsis Tools can help you make maps and find distances. The Distance Generator can calculate the distance between two points or satellite fixes and the compass heading that the turtle traveled.

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Data Anaylsis Tools

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