Blue Whales, with Code

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Discover the science, myths, and folkore of the blue whale. From physical features and classification to habitat, diet, and communication, Blue Whales provides an in-depth and informative overview of this endangered animal.

This is an AV2 media enhanced book. A unique book code printed on page 2 unlocks multimedia content. This book comes alive with video, audio, weblinks, slide shows, activities, hands-on experiments, and much more.

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Overview

Discover the science, myths, and folkore of the blue whale. From physical features and classification to habitat, diet, and communication, Blue Whales provides an in-depth and informative overview of this endangered animal.

This is an AV2 media enhanced book. A unique book code printed on page 2 unlocks multimedia content. This book comes alive with video, audio, weblinks, slide shows, activities, hands-on experiments, and much more.

Examines the life, environment, habits, and endangered status of the blue whale.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781619134249
  • Publisher: Av2 by Weigl
  • Publication date: 6/28/2012
  • Series: Animals on the Brink Series
  • Pages: 48
  • Age range: 8 - 11 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Table of Contents

AV2 Book Code 2

The Blue Whale 4

How to take a stand on an issue 5

Features 6

Classification 8

Special Adaptations 10

Groups 12

Communication 14

Body Language 16

Do whale-watching tours help whale conservation? 17

Mating and Birth 18

Calves 20

Development 22

Habitat 24

Range 26

Migration 28

Should humans reduce marine traffic around known whale migration routes? 29

Diet 30

The Food Cycle 32

Should Krill, the major food source of many whales, be harvested to feed people? 33

Competition 34

Blue Whales with Other Animals 36

Folklore 38

Status 40

Should whaling be allowed to continue? 41

Saving the Blue Whale 42

Back from the Brink 44

Activity 45

Quiz 46

Key Words/Index 47

AV2 Summary 48

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