WebQuest: Sensory Biology and the Plight of the Right Whales

University of Maine Lindsey Lab

Lesson Plan Overview: 

This lesson introduces high school students (grades 9-12) to the topic of sensory perception in the marine environment. The WebQuest introduces the role of acoustic cues in ocean ecology and challenges students to determine if acoustic warning devices are useful tools to prevent right whale fishing gear entanglements and ship strikes in the Gulf of Maine.

Grades: 
9-12