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Identify Whale Songs


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Identify Whale Songs

In this online quiz, learners listen to whale songs, then try to guess whether the song comes from an orca, humpback, pilot, or sperm whale. Learners also guess which of four oscilloscope patterns corresponds to the sounds they are hearing. The terms "echolocation" and "oscilloscope" are defined online, and there is additional information about the whale species represented.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
Under 5 minutes

Learning Time:
5 to 10 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
free

Age Range:
Ages 8 - adult

Resource Type:
Activity

Language:
English

Subjects


  • Life Sciences
    • Diversity of Life
      • Animals
  • Physical Sciences
    • Vibration and Waves
      • Sound

Informal Categories


  • Animals

Audience


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see
  • read
  • hear
  • use mouse

Learning styles supported:

  • Involves hands-on or lab activities

Other


Access Rights:

  • Free access

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Rights:

  • All Rights Reserved, Lawrence Hall of Science,

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