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Whales

The International Wildlife Coalition's "Whales of the World" Teacher's Kit is on the web! Teachers developed the kit and tested it in classrooms.
http://www.webcom.com/iwcwww/teachers_kit/learn.html

Baleen Whales (Gr. 2-5)

Student Activity #1: Learn about ten different species of Baleen whales.
http://www.webcom.com/~iwcwww/teachers_kit/tk1go.html
Teacher Background for Activity #1
http://www.webcom.com/~iwcwww/teachers_kit/tktix.html#1

Body Parts of a Whale (Gr. 2- 5)

Student Activity #3: Learn about the body parts of both toothed and baleen whales.
http://www.webcom.com/~iwcwww/teachers_kit/tk3go.html
Teacher Background for Activity #3
http://www.webcom.com/~iwcwww/teachers_kit/tktix.html#3

Games (Gr. 2-5):

Student Activity #6: Mazes, crosswords, dot-to-dots and word searches. Have fun!
http ://www.webcom.com/~iwcwww/teachers_kit/gmsix.html
Teacher Background for Activity #6
http://www.webcom.com/~iwcwww/teachers_kit/tktix.html#6

The History of Whaling (Gr. 2- 5)

Student Activity #8: Learn about where whaling began and how it's changed over the past century.
http://www.webcom.com/~iwcwww/teachers_kit/tk8go.html
Teacher Background for Activity #8
http://www.webcom.com/~iwcwww/teachers_kit/tktix.html#8

Humpback Whale Facts: Sirius's Photo Album (Gr. 2-5)

Student Activity #5: Sirius is a humpback whale who has a great set of photos!
http://www.webcom.com/~iwcwww/teachers_kit/tk5go.html
Teacher Background for Activity #5
http://www.webcom.com/~iwcwww/teachers_kit/tktix.html#5

Humpback Whale Migration (Gr. 2- 5)

Student Activity #7: Travel with Salt, a humpback whale, as she swims to her warm breeding grounds.
http://www.webcom.com/~iwcwww/teachers_kit/tk7go.html
Teacher Background for Activity #7
http://www.webcom.com/~iwcwww/teachers_kit/tktix.html#7

Toothed Whales (Gr. 2-5)

Student Activity #2: There are 65 species of Toothed whales in the world. Learn about ten of them here.
http://www.webcom.com/~iwcwww/teachers_kit/tk2go.html
Teacher Background for Activity #2
http://www.webcom.com/~iwcwww/teachers_kit/tktix.html#2

Whale Facts (Gr. 2-5)

Student Activity #4: Learn interesting facts about whales such as whales that sing and how whales sleep.
http://www.webcom.com/~iwcwww/teachers_kit/tk4go.html
Teacher Background for Activity #4
http://www.webcom.com/~iwcwww/teachers_kit/tktix.html#4

A Whale Tale (Gr. 2-5)

Student Activity #10: Write your own story about a mother and her calf and send it to us.
http://www.webcom.com/~iwcwww/teachers_kit/tk10go.html
Teacher Background for Activity #10
http://www.webcom.com/~iwcwww/teachers_kit/tktix.html#10

Whales and Mathematics (Gr. 2- 5)

Student Activity #9: Colt drinks a lot of his mother's milk. Use math skills to figure out exactly how much he drinks.
http://www.webcom.com/~iwcwww/teachers_kit/tk9go.html
Teacher Background for Activity #9
http://www.webcom.com/~iwcwww/teachers_kit/tktix.html#9

Whale-sized Art Project (Gr. 2- 5)

Student Activity #11: Create your own whale mobile!
http://www.webcom.com/~iwcwww/teachers_kit/tk11go.html
Teacher Background for Activity #11
http://www.webcom.com/~iwcwww/teachers_kit/tktix.html#11

Teacher's Guide
The activities are designed not only to help your students learn about whales, but also to provide experiences in skill areas ranging from reading comprehension and analytical thinking to creative writing.
http://www.webcom.com/~iwcwww/teachers_kit/tktix.html

 

Sea World and Busch Gardens have developed Teacher's Guides to help teach your students --in an active, hands-on way--abouthow people interact with the environmentandhow we can best care for Earth's resources.
http://www.seaworld.org/teacherguides/teacherguides.html

Now Hear This! (Gr. K-3)
Students investigate hearing range of whales.
http://www.seaworld.org/killer_whale/nowhearthis.de.html

How Big Is Blue? (Gr. 4-6)
Given a rope marked with the lengths of several whales, the student will be able to compare the lengths of these whales. Given illustrations of whales, the student will be able to explore changes in scale and proportional relationships.
http://www.seaworld.org/baleen_whales/howbig.html

Teacher's Guides help teach your students --in an active, hands-on way--about how people interact with the environment and how we can best care for Earth's resources.
http://www.seaworld.org/teacherguides/teacherguides.html

Beaver

Deer

Gorilla

Osprey

Wildlife Refuge

Birds

Dolphin

Manatee

Walrus

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