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WhaleNet Index DLESE Reviewed Collection
This portal offers an alphabetical selection of links to materials on a variety of sea creatures, especially whales. Topics include research reports, expedition records, maps, datasets, movies, and sound recordings for several species of whales, seals, porpoises, and turtles.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Primary (K-2)
  • Intermediate (3-5)
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
Type of resource:
  • Portal:
    • Educational
Subject:
  • Biology
  • Ecology
  • Environmental science
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Biological oceanography
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 2001 Wheelock College and others. Single copies of photos permitted for educational use. All other rights reserved J. Michael Williamson, WhaleNet Principal Investigator
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-273
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • K-4:
      • C - Life science:
        • Characteristics of organisms
        • Life cycles of organisms
        • Organisms and environments
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Sci. / tech. in local challenges
      • G - History and nature of science:
        • Science as a human endeavor
    • 5-8:
      • C - Life science:
        • Diversity and adaptations of organisms
        • Population and ecosystems
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Sci. / tech. in society
      • G - History and nature of science:
        • Science as a human endeavor
    • 9-12:
      • C - Life science:
        • Behavior of organisms
        • Interdependence of organisms
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Sci. / tech. in local, national, and global challenges
      • G - History and nature of science:
        • Science as a human endeavor
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Principal Investigator: Mr Michael J. WIlliamson
Wheelock College