A Whale of a Tale

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What's the most interesting fact about a blue whale? Learners read an interview about the similarities between the Titanosaur and the blue whale displays at the American Museum of Natural History. Pupils learn not only about blue whales as far as size and eating habits but also how such a massive display can appear to be swimming in the air.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Use the resource as the beginning of a lesson on how sea exploration has allowed for a better understanding of sea animals
  • Ask an artist to come in and discuss how they determine the support structures for large sculptures
Classroom Considerations
  • Construction provides an opportunity to use as a remote learning resource
Pros
  • Includes pop-up information cards about key terms
  • Provides images to illustrate the topic being discussed
Cons
  • None