and how it protects a whale from its cold environment.
using only sound as a guide.
Create an anatomical booklet
that features the systems of the body in a whale. Compare the body systems to human body systems.
Why buy this unit?
• Fun activities motivate students to learn about marine mammals;
• Simple materials make it easy to present active lessons;
• PowerPoint™ presentations help you introduce the information;
• Short texts saved at different reading levels support all your students;
• Recordings of the texts included for students who benefit from hearing the text;
• All text a student would read is saved in English and in Spanish;
• A variety of assessments are suggested to evaluate student learning;
• A video gives you an overview of the activities;
• A web page suggested in the teacher backgrounds provides you with a link to more resources and information about this amazing group of animals.
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RESOURCES IN OUR STORE FOR MARINE MAMMALS
• An Introduction to Marine Mammals
– science, math, language, and movement activities;
• All About Marine Mammals
– blubber, echolocation, and body systems activities;
• More About Marine Mammals
– habitat, life cycle, food chain activities;
• Whale Predator Game
– avoid getting eaten by a predator;
• Whale Review Spinner
– create a study tool of the main points in the three lessons;
• Food Chain Mobile for a Killer Whale
– create a mobile of a food chain;
• Life Cycle Mobile for a Killer Whale
– FREE – create a spiral life cycle mobile for a whale;
• Whale I Have Who Has Game
– FREE – a quick review using a set of cards;
• Make a Killer Whale Map for Puget Sound
• Make a Killer Whale Map for the US West Coast
• Make a Killer Whale Map for the World