This imaginative book invites children to read about endangered North Atlantic Right Whales, watch them in motion on the book’s website, and capture their trajectories in the contours of melodies they themselves can compose using child-friendly software.
*Storybook read-through with the author, Terry Wolkowicz.
*Review of whale behaviors described in the story using book illustrations and NOAA whale footage video.
*Live performance of whale foraging, locomotion, and communication melodies on the piano keyboard with children performing coordinating movements.
*Whale behavior melody perception activity.
*Speaking and drumming patterns using 1-3 syllables.