We found 166 resources with the concept whales
Species and Their FecesLesson Planet
9th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
It's an extravaganza of excrement! Do your pupils understand that waste doesn't really go to waste? Introduce the nitrogen cycle with an interesting lesson and lab from the K20 series. The activities include a look at nitrogen in both...
When Whales WalkedLesson Planet
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Remember that time whales were the size of house cats and walked on land? It's true—the evolution of whales is stranger than many suspect! See it all unfold in a historical video from PBS Eons channel that presents the evidence proving...
What is the Evidence for Evolution?Lesson Planet
11 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Would you believe whales and hippos share a common ancestor? The video discusses the evidence from a variety of scientific disciplines supporting evolution, focusing specifically on whales and their connections to hippos. The narrator...
Mutant Mosquitos in FloridaLesson Planet
5 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Science ... sometimes it really is about life and death! Examine sharks and whales that live for a really long time, as well as mosquitoes designed to die young in the final installment in a 143-part video series. Biology scholars...
Ambergris: Why Perfume Makers Love Constipated WhalesLesson Planet
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Does perfume really contain whale excrement? Only the most expensive varieties! An intriguing video lesson explains the origin of the ambergris ingredient through a tour through the sperm whale's digestive system. Scientists only...
Amazing Facts About Whales!Lesson Planet
7 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The blue whale is the largest creature ever to have lived on Earth. Scholars explore the world of these cetaceans, see how whales evolved, explore their characteristics, listen to their communication, and learn about their diet.
Machines and Tools (Part 2)Lesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Which pulley system will give us a whale of a good time? Teams compare the theoretical and actual mechanical advantages of different pulley systems. They then form a recommendation for how to move a whale from an aquarium back to the ocean.
Whales and Fish: Creatures of the DeepLesson Planet
5th CCSS: Adaptable
Practice comparing and contrasting details in informational text with a reading passage about whales. It explains the ways that fish and whales are similar, as well as the ways they are different, and specific characteristics of various...
It’s a Plankton Eat Plankton WorldLesson Planet
3rd - 7th CCSS: Designed
For as small as they are, plankton sure play an enormous role in maintaining marine ecosystems. Dive into an investigation of these tiny organisms with a hands-on life science activity in which children cut out pictures of sea animals...
How Whales Breathe, Communicate... and Fart with Their FacesLesson Planet
6 mins 4th - 8th
Dr. Joy Reidenberg is an expert in comparative anatomy, but also quite relatable to preteens! Here, she lectures on echolocation by likening it to "farting with the face!" She explains with film, actual whale voice recordings, diagrams,...