To get big, grow slow

Whale shark females overtake the males to become the world's largest fish. This article is well suited to Biology students in years 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 10 who are learning about the lifecycle, adaptations and classification of native … Continued

Citizen science project turns whale watchers into published scientists

20 years of citizen science records have revealed the recovery of humpback whales in Australian waters. Interesting read showing students the relevance of getting involved in citizen science schemes and the difference they can make, with interesting links to Biological … Continued

Why are whales so big?

Land animals that take to the water evolve quickly and converge at a similar size. Learn why some mammals grow so large in this resource for Year 5, 7, 8, 9 and 10 Biology students. Word count: 559 Baleen whales, … Continued