How do dolphins stay warm?-Experiment
Target Group: Primary School
Subject: Marine Mammals
Ocean Literacy Principle: 5
Students do an experiment and learn how dolphins stay warm easily.
The teacher prepares a basin with ice water and a special dolphin glove. The glove are two bags with a layer of vegetable fat in between. If a student puts his hand in the glove, he will hardly feel the cold water. If you want to show some videos about dolphins and whales or read more background information click on Reference Material.
Bucket, 2 strong small bags, block of vegetable fat, tape, ice cubes, map of sea temperature (show on projector), projector, computer