Cetaceans

Cetaceans Honors

Skill Level:  2
Category: Nature
Original Honor:  2001

AdventSource Honors Handbook PDF 
Adventsource Catalog: Patch Order (must have approved order login) (link from adventsource)
Wikibooks.org Article/Answer Key 
Originating Institution:  General Conference




1.      In what way is the Cetaceans family different from most other sea life?
2.      Explain the difference between Baleen and Toothed Whales.
3.      In what way have Whales and Dolphins been a benefit to man?
4.      Explain how it is that a Whale which breeds in the warm waters of the tropics can also survive the ice cold water of the Antarctica where they go to feed, (considering the whale is a warm blooded mammal like humans).
5.      Memorize the following Scriptures concerning whales:

  • a.       Genesis 1:21
  • b.      Ezekiel 32:2
  • c.       Job 7:12
  • d.      Matthew 12:40
  • 6.      Write and read to a group, or tell from memory, the story of Jonah.
  • 7.      Successfully draw a Baleen Whale and identify where the following body parts are:
  • a.       Baleen Plates
  • b.      Blowhole
  • c.       Dorsal Fin
  • d.      Ear
  • e.       Eye
  • f.       Throat Pleats
  • g.      Flukes
  • h.      Flippers
  • i.        Genital Slit
  • j.        Median Notch
  • k.      Peduncle

8.      Be able to identify at least fifteen Cetaceans.

Skill Level: 2