Cetaceans 4th Grade Curriculum–Lesson 2: Cetaceans–What Makes a Whale a Whale?

Exposed oyster beds at low tide along the shoreline at Anastasia State Park in Northeast Florida. Oyster beds, mollusks, shellfish, coastline, state parks. UF/IFAS Photo: Josh Wickham.

This 7-page document is the second lesson in the Cetaceans 4th Grade Curriculum. It will help students learn about general whale and dolphin biology. Written by Ruth Francis-Floyd and Maia Patterson McGuire, and published by the UF/IFAS Veterinary Medicine–Large Animal Clinical Sciences Department, June 2019.