Dolphin Adaptations: Lesson for Kids


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What is the purpose of a dolphin's blowhole?

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1. Why don't dolphins have hair on their bodies?

2. What is unique about the way dolphins sleep?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Dolphins have lived in our oceans for more than 50 million years. You will be tested on different parts of a dolphin's body, as well as why they live in groups.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz asks you to:

  • Give the purpose of a dolphin's blowhole
  • Explain why these mammals don't have hair on their bodies
  • Tell how dolphins find food

Skills Practiced

  • Remembering details - remember what you've learned about how dolphins sleep
  • Explaining information - make sure that you can read information about why dolphins live in groups and explain it correctly
  • Learning practice - use what you know to answer a question about a dolphin's blowhole

Additional Learning

Want to learn more about these interesting creatures? View the lesson called Dolphin Adaptations: Lesson for Kids to find out about:

  • The ancestors of modern dolphins
  • A term used for a baby dolphin
  • How dolphins figure out who is in charge of their group