Lessons for Whales

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  • A Whale is Not a Fish and Whales Extension Activities - … selected whales: Pilot whale 20 feet Gray whale 40 feet Humpback whale 50 feet Sperm whale 55 feet Right whale 55 feet Finback whale 70 feet Blue whale 100 feet Compare the whale … the children but are the norm for sailors. Adopt a whale. Write to: International Wildlife Coalition, 634 North Falmouth Highway, P …
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  • The Convergent Evolution of Marine Fish and Whales - … principles that the activity is founded on. Although fish and whales come from different lineages they share many morphological characteristics as … of those similarities as well as differences between fish and whales. Background information Before jumping into the similarities it is more … diagrams that show the actual shapes of a killer whale, a baleen whale, a shark and a tuna. Note their steamlined bodies …
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  • Killer Whale Food Chains and Food Webs - … space below: Herring; salmon; zooplankton; phytoplankton; transient killer whale; humans; resident killer whale; harbour seal. Hints: Seals eat herring and salmon and … for resident killer whales: Phytoplankton zooplankton herring salmon resident killer whale 2. In the food chain for resident killer whales: a) Circle the … space below: Herring; salmon; zooplankton; phytoplankton; transient killer whale; humans; resident killer whale; harbour seal. Hints: Seals eat herring and salmon and …
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  • What a Whale of a Change - … the whale variations) Assign each student lab group one or more of the whale gene sequence variations. Following instructions on the Whale sheet, they should make compare, and discuss the origami whale variation(s … PDF Changes in Gene Sequence worksheet HTML PDF Whale origami variations sheets HTML PDF Whale origami instruction sheet (with diagram instructions) HTML …
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  • The Great Whales: Make a "Blubber Glove" - … Evaluation Elementary and Secondary Extensions Topic: Whale Blubber Instructional Objectives: Students will: Learn about the whale's layer of insulating fat, known … skin. How does the whale acquire this fat layer? Being mammals, whales suckle their young. A baby gray whale, for example, may drink … above experiment.]) Extension for Elementary: Try a whale on for size. Adult gray whales may reach 45 feet in length. Newborns are … larger than the students an adult or baby gray whale is. The blue whale grows to 100 feet. For an idea of …
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  • Real Live Whale - … record their observations in their journals. Step 4- After the whale construction, students will write a creative writing story in their … . Assessment: Students will be assessed on their participation in the whale construction as well as their journal entries and creative writing … - Journal entries and creative writing story. 2. Science- Identification of whale length and height. 3. Math- Calculating the differences of the …
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  • Keiko, Killer Whale - … three and four. Discussion Questions 1. How do whales differ from fish? 2. Whales are believed to have evolved from land mammals … (52 feet long), a right whale (52 feet long), a sperm whale (64 feet long), and a blue whale (104 feet long). Suggest … -blooded, mammals. orca Definition: A type of whale known also as the "killer whale." Context: There are six orca families along the … of the whale's nasal sacs, producing the whale's "song." Context: Roger Payne is a world-renowned expert on whale vocalization and …
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  • How Big Is Big? - … whale, outside of the school, using a picture of a Humpback whale on a grid. Equipment and Materials: Humpback whale puzzle Humpback whale grid Whale … Preparation: You will need a copy of the Humpback whale puzzle and Humpback whale grid for each student. You will need a … of the whale, the Humpback whale puzzle and the Humpback whale grid, previously completed in prior lessons. Refer to Marine Life: Whales and Anatomy …
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  • Whale Hunting Issues - … controversy including species depletion, Native traditional rights, the sale of whale products, traditional use for sustenance purposes, etc. (In order to … the whale species and will also allow Natives to continue their traditional whale hunting practices. Requisite Tools: Background Knowledge: - knowledge of whale hunting in general - knowledge of the controversy surrounding the Native whale hunt …
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  • Machines and Tools, Part II - … and their mechanical advantage, we will brainstorm ideas for the whale lift to present to the aquarium. Procedure (Return to Contents … consider while designing a pulley system for the whale? What impacts to the whale might they need to consider for moving it … include: budget for materials, time, safety and impact on the whale, ethical and social impacts. Engineering Design: Engineers need to be …
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