Go to The South Australian Whale Centre at http://www.sawhalecentre.com/. Under Whale Information click on "Whale Facts." Read carefully to answer the following questions.
- What is the difference between the baleen and toothed whales. Make a list of which whale species belongs to each group.
- Why are whales able to grow to such enormous size?
- How are whale bones different from the bones of land animals?
- How do whales keep warm?
Return to the home page of the Whale Centre. Research the latest sighting of a whale. What type of whale was seen and where was it seen?
Think of a question that you would like to ask about whales. Post your question in Welcome to Whale Net at http://whale.wheelock.edu/whalenet-stuff/ASK_SCI.html.