We found 46 reviewed resources for marine mammal adaptations
Why Are Blue Whales So Enormous?
5 mins 3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Isn't it strange that Earth's largest animal lives on one of its tiniest? Using Sesame-Street-style puppetry, this video explains how this phenomenon happens. Viewers learn that a single mouthful of krill taken in by a whale has the...
How Whales Breathe, Communicate... and Fart with Their Faces
6 mins 4th - 8th
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,...
Why Do Animals Have Such Different Lifespans?
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Is it true that larger animals have longer lifespans than smaller animals? Does an animal's habitat help shape the length of its life? And does the ability to adapt and evolve allow living things to expand their lifespans? Watch a video...