December 2010 Teacher Workshop
RESEARCH ON OCEAN SOUND: MARINE MAMMALS AND SQUID
Professional Development Workshop for Educators at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI)
Monday, December 13, 2010
9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Ocean Science Exhibit Center
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
"Communication in whales and dolphins"
Laela Sayigh, Research Specialist, Biology Department
"How squids sense sound: can they hear the predators coming?"
Aran Mooney, Postdoctoral Scholar, Biology Department
- current research on marine mammal communication
- new discoveries about squids and underwater sound
- Lab tour: the CT scanning and necropsy facilities; dissection revealing squid sound-sensing organs