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Other

Description:

Good source of information about cetaceans, especially dolphins and toothed whales common on the Atlantic Coast. Profiles their natural history, including: classification, adaptations, behavior; communication; social structure; interactions with humans. FAQ section answers common questions, and section on current research describes findings and cites sources, defines the scientific method. Classroom activities about cetacean feeding mechanisms, adaptations and migrations, with annotated bibliography of excellent links and additional lesson plans.

Subjects:

  • Science > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
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  • Grade 12

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Language:

English

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