Online Resources

Site Superb pages Reasons not to Miss
WhaleNet Curriculum Guide Order form for guide that contains hundreds of K-12 whale activities
Whale Center Of New England Project Immersion: Whale Curriculum Guide K-12 marine mammal activities ready to use
New England Aquarium Teacher Resource Center Resources available to teachers on site
Ocean Link Teachers Page Resources for teachers to assist on field trips and in the classroom
SciTech Physics of Aquatic Animals
and their Environments
Unique pages explaining on how light, sound, etc. are affected by water
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute Whale and Dolphin Links Extensive lists of Oceanography materials online
American Cetacean Society Fact sheets Expert-reviewed information, diagrams, and more

Printed Material

  • The World of Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises: Interdisciplinary Curriculum for Pre-K through High School, J. Michael Williamson, Associate Professor, Science, Wheelock College, 200 Riverway, Boston, MA 02215 ($20.00)
  • The Northern Right Whale from Whaling to Watching, Sarah Virginia Mitchell and Anne Smrcina, Stellwagen Bank Marine Sanctuary, 14 Union Street, Plymouth, MA 02360
  • "Marine Mammal Biodiversity," Oceanus, Vol. 38, No. 2, Fall/Winter, 1995.
  • Getting to Know the Whales, Larry Wade, Singing Rock Press, PO Box 1274, Minnetonka, MN, 1995
  • Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises, Mark Carwardine, Dorling Kindersley Publishing,Inc, New York, 1995
  • Field Guide to the Whales, Porpoises, and Seals of the gulf of Maine and Eastern Canada, Steven Katona, Valerie Rough, and David T. Richardson, Macmillan Publishing Company, New York, 1993
  • Killer Whales, Sea World Education Department,1100 Sea World Drive, Aurora, OH 44202-8706
  • Voyage of the Mimi, Bank Street College, Holt, Rinehart and Winston Publishers, New York, 1985
  • Bottlenose Dolphins, Sea World Education Department,1100 Sea World Drive, Aurora, OH 44202-8706
  • Teachers' Guide to the Whales of the Gulf of Maine, Catherine Kiorpes Elk, College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, Maine 1984 (reprinted 1988 by UME Sea Grant College Program, Coburn Hall, Orono, ME 04469)
  • Discovering Marine Mammals: a learning and activity book, Nancy Field and Sally Machias, Dog-Eared Publications, PO Box 814, Corvallis, OR 97339, 1987

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Science Standards