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Learning about whales

13 Apr 2010

During lunch today, Ann picked up the newspaper as usual to veg out while eating. She came across an article in the Globe about the North Atlantic right whale, which is one of the most endangered species on the planet.  She cut out pictures from the article and talked to the kids about it.  They decided they are going to learn all about whales in the next few weeks. Here’s what they came up with for a start:

  • Whales live in the ocean.
  • Do whales have teeth?
  • Whales eat big and little fish.
  • Whales have hair insides their mouths to catch tiny fish.
  • Whales are HUGE.
  • Whales have blog holes to blow water on themselves.
  • Whales have flippers to move
  • Do whales have:
    • eyes?
    • ears?
    • noses?
    • mouths?
  • How do whales breathe?
Ann makes a list of all the things we know and don't know about whales

Ann makes a list of all the things we know and don't know about whales

Enraptured by Ann'e talk about whales

Enraptured by Ann'e talk about whales

Whales are cool

Whales are cool