Evolution of cetaceans About 80 of the 87 modern species in the order Cetacea. A phylogeny showing the relationships among cetacean families. illustrative evolution-line of cetaceans The cetaceans (whales, dolphins and porpoises) are marine mammal descendants of land mammals. Their terrestrial origins are indicated by: A Virtual Journey into the Universe As of July 1, 2013 ThinkQuest has been discontinued. We would like to thank everyone for being a part of the ThinkQuest global community: Students - For your limitless creativity and innovation, which inspires us all. Teachers - For your passion in guiding students on their quest. Welcome to the Discovery - Interactive Whales Game for Kids Skip to main content Welcome to the Discovery Download
List of emoticons A simple smiley This is a list of notable and commonly used emoticons or textual portrayals of a writer's mood or facial expression in the form of icons. The Western use of emoticons is quite different from Eastern usage, and Internet forums, such as 2channel, typically show expressions in their own ways. In recent times, graphic representations, both static and animated, have taken the place of traditional emoticons in the form of icons. Emoticons can generally be divided into two groups: Western or Horizontal (mainly from America and Europe), and Eastern or Vertical (mainly from east Asia). The most common explanation for these differences is how the different cultures value different parts of the face, i.e. eyes often play a bigger part in figuring out mood in the East while the West puts the eyes as equal to the rest of the face.
The Loneliest Whale in the World On their most recent episode of their always-enjoyable Dinner Party Download podcast, American Public Media's Rico Gagliano and Brendan Newnam featured the story of "a lonely whale with vocal problems whose love song supposedly chases lady whales away." According to a 2004 New York Times article on the subject, this particular baleen whale has apparently been tracked by NOAA since 1992, using a "classified array of hydrophones employed by the Navy to monitor enemy submarines." It sings at 52 Hertz, which is roughly the same frequency as the lowest note on a tuba, and much higher than its fellow whales, whose calls fall in the 15 to 25 Hertz range. To make matters worse, the high-pitched whale "does not follow the known migration route of any extant baleen whale species." The result, according to Dr.
Explore, Play, Discover: Websites & Activities Search form Search Low-cost, teacher-tested activities for the classroom and the curious. Science of Cooking • Explore the science behind food and cooking with recipes, activities, and Webcasts.PreviousNext Explore, Play, Discover: Websites, Activities, and More Auroras: Paintings in the Sky 12 Activities for Interactive Whiteboards You Can Use TODAY! Looking for new, fun, and educational ways to engage your students with interactive whiteboard activities? Look no further! I've done the work for you. Hi, I'm Lisa. If you're new to our blog...welcome! Extinct Giant Whale-Eating Whale Found - Unlike modern sperm whales, this one had teeth in both jaws and might have eaten like killer whales. - The 10-foot sperm whale skull fossil is the largest ever found. - Its main food might have been baleen whales. The massive skull and jaw of a 13-million-year-old sperm whale has been discovered eroding from the windblown sands of a coastal desert of Peru.
EARTHQUAKE 3D ENHANCED EDITION for Windows ComputersThe Enhanced Edition of Earthquake 3D is the most up to date version of this program and it contains many features which are not found in the free edition. Enhancements include: Up to 30 days of Earthquakes, multiple data sources including USGS, EMSC, Geoscience, GeoNet, BGS, Geophon, and user supplied CSV data, four different Earth Images with better detail, automatic Earthquake Refresh Timer, Earthquake Alert Sounds with custom WAV file support, 'point and click' Earthquake Identification, six different View Preset Buttons, custom External Earth Images, Custom Colors, Lunar and Solar positions, Captions, and more... Interactive Whiteboard Resources: Maths, Key Stage 2 - Topmarks Education Caterpillar OrderingTablet friendly A flexible game for ordering numbers and for number sequences. Fantastic on an interactive whiteboard and tablet friendly.
Humpbacks and Sperm Whale in Sunlight posted on October 4th, 2011 by bjrathur Beautiful whale photos by Douglas J. Hoffman. How to Open Notebook Files Using the SMART Notebook Interactive How to Open Notebook Files Not all districts are keen to have their teachers download and install programs on their school computers. So, if you want to open notebook files without downloading a dedicated program, you can use SMART Notebook Express - an online version of the SMART Notebook Interactive Viewer. Notebook Express has many useful functions including pen tools and text functions. You can add and delete slides, sort pages, move objects, run flash files, and even create and save notebook files of your own. Again, it has less features than the full version of Notebook, but it has the convenience of being online, and can again be used with other brands of interactive whiteboards or with an LCD projector.
Humpback Whale and Kite Surfer Feb 8, 2012 Everyone knows whales are huge. In fact, the Blue Whale is the largest known animal to have ever existed (source). Roughly the length of a basketball court, these majestic creatures are a sight to behold. In this startling image, we see a kite surfer likely unaware that this colossal mammal is right below him.