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Frequently Asked Questions
Students Ask and Experts Answer
Contributed by Whale Expert Anne Smrcina
Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary

Ways to use in the Classroom

Characteristics

  • size
  • weight
  • body systems
  • senses
  • communication
  • physiology
  • other physical characteristics

Life Cycle

  • longevity
  • birth and growth
  • reproduction and young
  • heredity
  • parenting behavior

Ecology

  • habitat and range
  • niche
  • food
  • enemies
  • adaptations
  • migration
  • populations
  • distribution
  • ecosystems

Conservation

  • threats/human impacts
  • habitat loss
  • conservation status
  • historic population size
  • conservation efforts, etc.

Characteristics:


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Life Cycle


Ecology:

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Food

Behavioral Adaptations: Migration


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Conservation:

 

 

 

 

 
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