Human Inventions and Whale Adaptations!

Directions: Match the Gray Whale's needs with a human invention that allows us to do what whales do naturally. (Use the list of human inventions below, or think up your own!)

Whale Need

Human Invention

1. See underwater

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2. Swim deep down in the ocean without being crushed by high pressure

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3. Know when it's time to migrate

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4. Filter tiny bits of food out of huge gulps of water

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5. Stay underwater for many minutes without breathing

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6. Travel long distances without stopping

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7. Migrate long distances without getting lost

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8. Keep warm in icy water

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9. Propel body forward in water

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10. Drink ocean water  
 

List of Human Inventions
A. Oxygen tank
B. Strainer
C. Submarine
D. Calendar
E. Desalinization machinery
F. Compass and map
G. Insulated jacket
H. Oars or paddles
I. Motorboat
J. Planes, ships, trains, cars

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