Harmonizing with Humpbacks

Students analyze popular and classical songs to understand how people use music to communicate, then, view a PowerPoint about humpback whale songs. Students construct a graph to diagram real whale song sounds and create lyrics for whale song phrases. In addition, students will examine ways scientists capture whale songs and human sources of noise pollution in whale habitats.

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amplitude, bioacustics, breeding grounds, communication, competition, frequency, hydrophone, hypothesis, pitch, singer, underwater noise pollution, whale song phrase, whale song theme, whale song unit