Everything you need to understand or teach Startide Rising by David Brin.
Startide Rising by David Brin is the story of an exploration vessel from Earth, commanded and crewed by neo-dolphins, having to make repairs on an obscure water planet while Galactic fleets fight overhead to obtain its secrets.
The exploration vessel Streaker, commanded and crewed by neo-dolphins, lands on the water world Kithrup to make emergency repairs. A massive battle breaks out overhead, pinning them. Streaker carries a contingent of natural scientists...
Startide Rising Lesson Plans contain 120 pages of teaching material, including: