Dolphins By: Alyssa Schipper ED 205 Section 15
About the Author <ul><li>My name is Alyssa Schipper and I’m going to Grand Valley right now to become a teacher.  I want t...
Table of Contents <ul><li>Definition </li></ul><ul><li>Images </li></ul><ul><li>Appearance </li></ul><ul><li>Different Kin...
What is a Dolphin? <ul><li>Any of various marine cetacean mammals, such as the bottle-nosed dolphin, of the family Delphin...
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Appearance <ul><li>Body </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sleek and smooth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rubbery texture </li></ul></ul><...
Appearance (continued) <ul><li>Tail Fin  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Propels them through water </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Dorsal Fi...
Tail Fin Dorsal Fin Fins (Flippers) Snout Blowhole Quit
Different Kinds <ul><li>About 50 species </li></ul><ul><li>Largest </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bottle-nose </li></ul></ul><ul><u...
Communication <ul><li>Capable of two kinds of sounds </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clicks and squeals  </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Soun...
Fun Facts <ul><li>In the Wild </li></ul><ul><li>In Captivity </li></ul>Quit
In the Wild <ul><li>Found in virtually all the seas and oceans in the world </li></ul><ul><li>Feed on live food and are pr...
In Captivity <ul><li>Adapt well to human companionship </li></ul><ul><li>Readily trained </li></ul><ul><li>Can perform man...
Resources <ul><li>Dolphin Definition: http://education.yahoo.com/reference/dictionary/entry/dolphin </li></ul><ul><li>Fact...
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  1. 1. Dolphins By: Alyssa Schipper ED 205 Section 15
  2. 2. About the Author <ul><li>My name is Alyssa Schipper and I’m going to Grand Valley right now to become a teacher. I want to teach at the elementary age level. </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail me! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul>Quit
  3. 3. Table of Contents <ul><li>Definition </li></ul><ul><li>Images </li></ul><ul><li>Appearance </li></ul><ul><li>Different Kinds </li></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul><ul><li>Fun Facts </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Concept Map </li></ul>Quit
  4. 4. What is a Dolphin? <ul><li>Any of various marine cetacean mammals, such as the bottle-nosed dolphin, of the family Delphinidae, related to the whales but generally smaller and having a beaklike snout. </li></ul><ul><li>A large marine food and game fish found worldwide in tropical waters, having an iridescent blue back, yellow sides, a steep blunt forehead, and a long continuous dorsal fin. Also called dolphinfish , mahi-mahi . </li></ul>Quit
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  6. 6. Appearance <ul><li>Body </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sleek and smooth </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rubbery texture </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Jaw </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Protrudes into a beak like snout </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Flippers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Used primarily as stabilizers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Located under body </li></ul></ul>Quit
  7. 7. Appearance (continued) <ul><li>Tail Fin </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Propels them through water </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Dorsal Fin </li></ul><ul><ul><li>On top of their body </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Blowhole </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Located by head </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Used to breathe </li></ul></ul>Quit
  8. 8. Tail Fin Dorsal Fin Fins (Flippers) Snout Blowhole Quit
  9. 9. Different Kinds <ul><li>About 50 species </li></ul><ul><li>Largest </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bottle-nose </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Can reach 9 ft in length and weigh up to 440 lbs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Smallest </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Buffeo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rarely grows over 3.9 ft and weighs 66 lbs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Found in Amazon River </li></ul></ul></ul>Quit
  10. 10. Communication <ul><li>Capable of two kinds of sounds </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clicks and squeals </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sounds (clicks) produced in such rapid succession to sound like a buzz or even a duck-like quack </li></ul><ul><li>Echolocation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Clicks used as a form of sonar, in which echoes of sounds from surrounding objects enable the animals to detect </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Obstacles </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Other dolphins </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fish </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tiny bits of matter in the water </li></ul></ul></ul>Quit Click here to hear some squeaking!
  11. 11. Fun Facts <ul><li>In the Wild </li></ul><ul><li>In Captivity </li></ul>Quit
  12. 12. In the Wild <ul><li>Found in virtually all the seas and oceans in the world </li></ul><ul><li>Feed on live food and are predators </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fish </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Herring </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mackerel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sardines </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Can be attacked by sharks </li></ul>Quit
  13. 13. In Captivity <ul><li>Adapt well to human companionship </li></ul><ul><li>Readily trained </li></ul><ul><li>Can perform many tricks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Flips </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Jumps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Splashing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mimic sound of some human words </li></ul></ul>Quit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ShgFulYN5A Click here to watch dolphins perform!
  14. 14. Resources <ul><li>Dolphin Definition: http://education.yahoo.com/reference/dictionary/entry/dolphin </li></ul><ul><li>Facts: http://thedolphinplace.com/facts.html </li></ul><ul><li>Images: http://images.search.yahoo.com/search/images?p=dolphins&fr=yfp-t-813&toggle=1&cop=mss&ei=UTF-8 </li></ul><ul><li>Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ShgFulYN5A </li></ul><ul><li>Sound: http://www.aguasonic.com/Sounds/mp3/T_truncatus_whistles.mp3 </li></ul>Quit
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