Animals and Environment Teacher Resources
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Where'd You Get All Those Dead Animals?
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Why do zoologists collect animal specimens for research? And, how many animals is enough? Explore both sides of a current debate in the scientific community using a video that is part of a larger playlist on mammals. Topics include where...
Evolution of Fur Color in Mice – Mutation, Environment and Natural Selection
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewMost species of animals include a variety of fur or hair color, but why? Scholars watch a video about a changing environment for mice. As the rocks around them change hues, different colors of mice begin to thrive. Discussion questions...
Natural Resources, and Human Uses of Plants and Animals
4th - 8th CCSS: Designed
As part of their study of the restoration projects on Santa Cruz Island, class members demonstrate their understanding of the connections among plant life, animals, and the actions of humans by crafting a model that reveals these...
Who Takes Care of the Maya Forest Corridor?
1st CCSS: Adaptable
Who keeps animals safe? Who keeps us safe? Discover the helpers that make learning and growing possible through a medley of activities that focus on habitats—ours and those in the rainforest. Scholars are asked to identify one helper who...
Why Do Venomous Animals Live In Warm Climates?
12 mins 6th - 12th
Why do warm, tropical environments seem to be the perfect place to find so many of the world's most venomous animals? Explore several theories in an interesting video. The narrator differentiates between venomous and poisonous, describes...
Rainforest Animals and Plant Life in the Amazon Jungle
2 mins 6th - 12th
See how the animals and plants of the rainforest are perfectly adapted to each other and their lush environment. This is a short clip from a longer BBC special but works well on its own when used to show environmental interdependence.
Folktales and Ecology: Animals and Humans in Cooperation and Conflict
3rd - 5th
Story elements such as conflict, character analysis, resolution, and moral are discussed and charted as elementary children read folktales involving animals. An element of science is also introduced as learners discover what a keystone...