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This kid-friendly educational website from the University of Vermont, tells the story of Charlotte, a whale whose remains were discovered in Vermont by railroad construction workers in 1849. Although the site is not extensive, it features some great images, and relates an interesting phenomenon in an intriguing narrative style. The online exhibit includes brief sections on how the whale got there, where and how it was found, how the whale was preserved, and more. The site also offers information on the Champlain Sea environment, Beluga whales, and original observations from naturalist Zadock Thompson.

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  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > State History

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    Keywords:

    Social studies -- State history,NSDL,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20111120194548166T,Social studies,Social Sciences,NSDL_SetSpec_internetscout

    Language:

    English

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    Public - Available to anyone

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    Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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