How Whales Breathe, Communicate... and Fart with Their Faces

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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, and verbal explanation, how their sounds are made. You will definitely want to find a way to fit this gem of a lesson into your lessons on whales, marine biology, echolocation, or animal behavior. Your class will have a whale of a time!

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Pros

  • Adaptable to life science Next Generation Science Standards
  • Speaker has a knack for captivating her audience
  • Includes editable multiple-choice questions that can be used as an assessment
  • Links to other videos and articles featuring Dr. Reidenberg's research
Cons

  • None