Information about Dolphins
Has quite detailed information and quite a few photographs on every species of dolphin and porpoise with information on classification, distribution, local names, description, recognition at sea, habitat, food and feeding, behaviour, longevity, Estimated Current Population and the The Influence of Man.
Very little general info about dolphins. You can even get Whales and Dolphins screensaver.For: Sec Schools to adult.
Enchanted Learning ALL ABOUT WHALES!
Dolphins and Whales both belong to the group Cetacea and this site has some good information on these animals. Has drawings not photographs. After the general intro go to Dolphins - http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/whales
For the younger kids they've even got Doplphin Connect the dots, Dolphin Anatomy: Label Me! and more. The ste also has information on many other plants and animals. Other marine topics are sharks and oceans. For: Lower primary to adult.
SeaWorld Busch Gardens - Bottlenose Dolphins, A Sea World Education Department Resource
SeaWorld Busch Gardens has information on following areas:
Scientific Classification; Habitat and Distribution; Physical Characteristics; Senses; Adaptations for an Aquatic Environment; Behavior; Diet and Eating Habits; Reproduction; Birth and Care of Young; Communication and Echolocation; Longevity and Causes of Death; Conservation; Books for Young Readers; Bibliography. For: Middle Sec Schools to adult.
A Dolphin FAQ
Find out if dolphins sleep, how old do they get, how fast they can swim and much more.
For fascinating facts about cetaceans from largest appetite to longest song go to:
Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society
The Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society site also has info on River Dolphins - Beaked Whales - Porpoises - Oceanic dolphins - Beluga & Narwhal - Sperm Whales. The site has much more from Adopt a Dolphin Campaign to Sightings, Strandings and Expeditions.
Coral Reefs Resource Guide
from Scott Aquarium
"This manual is a compilation of some of the finest teaching activities available on coral reefs, gathered from around the globe. Teachers will find exercises and projects for students in grades four through eight which can be integrated into all disciplines of learning."
An excellent teacher resource, it contains over 50 well illustrated and presented pdf files of activities and information.