# Lesson 23 Video: MEA Researching Sea Turtle Nesting Temperatures

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### General Information

Subject(s): Science, Mathematics, English Language Arts
Intended Audience: Students
Keywords: MEA, model eliciting activity, properties, temperature, heat, hypothesis, data, SaM-1, sam, conservation center, engineering design process, sea turtles, nesting temperature, scientific, experiments, investigations, nesting, marine reptiles
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