A Tale of a Whale: And Why It Can Be Told

Learners examine the characteristics of particular whales. For this whale characteristics lesson, students discover the methods scientists use to track whales and attempt to match the unique pattern of callosities themselves. A role playing activity is included in which the learners pretend to be scientists who may have spotted a special whale named Phoenix.

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Grade
6th - 8th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Year
2008
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