Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Marine Mammal Project

Groups of 5 Due May 15

1. Choose your Marine Mammal
2. Discover basic facts about the mammal:
  1. What makes it a mammal?
  2. Family it belongs to and its scientific name
  3. Adaptations
  4. Habitat
  5. What do they eat?
3. How have these mammals been exploited for human use?
  1. population change over time
  2. your opinion on how they have been treated
  3. lessons learned
4. Current Threats
  1. Humans
  2. Conservation attempts
  3. Health of their habitat
5. Special Investigations
  1. Important research performed in the past or currently
  2. Whale FM - help tag whale songs and journal it
  3. Beluga whale webcam - watch and journal behavior...3 days, at least 10 minutes each day
6. Create a representation
  1. poster size picture
  2. model (scaled down)
  3. website
  4. arts and crafts type stuff