SCIENCE In a scientific first, researchers have reproduced what a dolphin saw and heard as it encountered a human diver. (Discovery News) Use our resources to better understand the secret language of dolphins. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers’ Toolkit. Discussion Ideas The startling new image depicts what dolphins “see” as they use echolocation. What is echolocation? Echolocation … Continue reading What Do Cetaceans See?
SCIENCE Researchers have revealed how porpoises finely adjust the beams of sound they use to hunt. (BBC) Use our resources to learn more about porpoises and dolphins here. Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources in our Teachers’ Toolkit. Discussion Ideas Researchers profiled in the BBC article studied the way porpoises use echolocation to hunt fish. What is echolocation? Echolocation is the … Continue reading The Porpoise of Echolocation
The MWW Blog is launching a new series called “Wednesday Word of the Week.” This feature will contribute to our ongoing work educating the public about geo-literacy–the ability to use geographic knowledge to make informed decisions about the dynamic world we live in. Geo-literacy is a relevant, applicable, and global tool; it is a communicative bridge between the peoples, places and possibilities of our earth. … Continue reading Wednesday Word of the Week: Echolocation