Combining technology with literature, each book presents an illustrated fictional tale with interactive software that teaches the science behind the story. Easy-to-navigate interactive lessons offer a wealth of information and are aligned to National Science Education Standards. Optional narration makes the CD content ideal for beginning readers, ESL, and special needs students.
The CD-ROM has actual photos and video clips & printable activities in reading, math, and science.
Key teaching points include: whales are mammals not fish, they are adapted to life in the water, many whales are endangered, two main groups of whales exist, whales rely on sound, as well as vision, & humpback whales have unique characteristics and behaviors.