Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Sorting and Classifying Whales

Study the differences between whales and fish, using the word mammals for whales.
Concepts to be learned may include:
  • Mammals versus Fish
  • Hot blooded and Cold blooded
  • Giving birth to babies and Laying eggs
  • Difference in locomotion
  • Difference in anatomy
  • Different names for body parts, for example flippers and flukes for whales and fins and tail for fish
  • Different ways of breathing
Let the kids make a venn diagram (may be from here) to show represent their understanding. Here’s ours

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