Middle School Scientists: Identifying Humpback Whales!

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Discover how Glacier Bay scientists identify Humpback Whales!
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Research is easier than you might think! We are all researchers. Every time we ask a question, we gather information to help make good decisions. Come find out how Glacier Bay researchers are making good decisions for your national park with the following curriculum. Enjoy!

Researchers at Glacier Bay study natural, historical, geological, and cultural resources, in order to make well-informed management decisions based on solid data. The Middle School Scientists Project was designed to help teachers and students learn and appreciate the value and importance of this research and how it helps fulfill the NPS Mission.

Identifying Humpback Whales: Curriculum
There are three great lesson plans to share with your students:

Lesson 1: Wild Watchable Whales
Lesson 2: A Whale of a Tail
Lesson 3: You're the Superintendent

Last updated: November 17, 2016

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