Topics Explored: Biodiversity, Food Chains, Survivorship Curves, Ocean Warming
This case study explores the life history of the North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena glacialis) and the history of whaling. Students will encounter a series of traditional and non-traditional representations of data, and compare and contrast K-selected species and r-selected species, survivorship curves, and the impact of human activities on whale populations. Answer key included.
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AP Environmental Science Curriculum Topics: 1.9, 1.10, 1.11, 2.1, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
IB Environmental Systems & Societies Curriculum Topics: 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.3, 3.4, 4.4