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A Rat's Life

For Students 3rd - 5th
Here is a two-page worksheet on rats and mice. Learners answer nine true/false questions about rats and mice, then compose answers to seven short-answer questions about these two rodents. Finally, they must compose a fictional story...
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For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Mammals include more than 4,000 species and represent the most dominant land animals on Earth. Scholars learn about the large variety of mammals, including orders unfamiliar to most. The presentation highlights the characteristics and...
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When Rodents Rafted across the Ocean

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
You think mice can be a nuisance, wait until you meet the capybara! An installment of the PBS Eons series traces the genetic background of a large group of rodents known as the Caviomorpha. Fossil evidence indicates they originate in...
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Chicago Adventure, Part Four: Rodents of Unusual Size (And Other Mammals, Too)

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The Chicago Field Museum is home to some amazingly large creatures! The installment from a larger mammals playlist takes young biologists on a tour of the mammal curation labs. Experts explain the specimen collection in terms of their...
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The Hero Shrew

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
No, the hero shrew doesn't fly or rescue people from burning buildings. In fact, scientists are not quite sure what it does with its amazing adaptation! Take a closer look at a rodent with a most unusual spine with a video from a larger...
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The Naked Mole-Rat

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The naked mole rat is truly unique! So unique, it was recently placed in its own family. What makes it so special? Discover its amazing story with a video from an exciting mammals playlist. A naked mole rat expert explains its...
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How Bird Vomit Helps Us Understand History

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
They didn't just WING this video; it's a real HOOT! An intriguing video in the Brain Scoop Fossils & Geology series explains what owl pellets are and why scientists study them. Then, it covers the extension of how scientists use them...
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All About Rodents

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Get to the know the common house mouse and the Norway rat with an activity that reinforces reading comprehension skills. Scholars read a three-page document detailing key information about mammals, specifically rodents, and use their...
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My Book of Rodents

For Teachers K - 2nd
Squeak squeak! A four-page mini book shows learners some examples of rodents. After a lesson about mice, rats, and squirrels, have your class color these pages and publish their own rodent books.
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May I Take Your Order?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
If you're a pest, come and get a tasty meal here! Scholars work collaboratively to construct a mini restaurant out of a shoe box and create a menu that feeds a pest their favorite food. 
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Inspecting The School

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Keep your eyes peeled for pests! Here, scholars inspect their campus for signs of living things such as insects and rodents. Upon observation, class members record their findings and present the information to their peers.  
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Wanted Dead or Alive

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Wanted! Pests are on the loose! Here, class members create a wanted poster highlighting one pest. Posters includes a picture, description, and signs of pest activity. 
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Taking Apart Owl Pellets

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students dissect an owl pellet. In this rodent and bone structure lesson, students work in groups to take apart an owl pellet. Students separate all the tiny bones from the fur and use the bones to reconstruct the rodent on a tag board....
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For Students 4th - 5th
In this gerbils worksheet, students complete a ten question multiple choice online interactive quiz about details related to the care and feeding of pet gerbils. Prior knowledge is assumed.
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Mice and Rats

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners guess what types of mammals are being described by teacher clues. In this mice and rats lesson, students discuss rodents they know and their characteristics. Learners pretend they work for a pest control company and write...
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What's A Mammal?

For Teachers K - 5th
Young scholars examine mammals understanding what a mammal is and reviewing the eleven mammal groups. In this science instructional activity, students play a game known as Mystery Mammal Game. Yet, first young scholars research about the...
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Coloring Page: Mouse

For Students Pre-K - K
In this mouse worksheet, students study a black line outline of a mouse with a long tail. Students color the picture of the mouse any way they like.
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Which Mammal Group?

For Students 5th - 8th
In this mammals worksheet, students match 6 animal pictures to one of the six common mammal groups such as marsupials, rodents, and primates.
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Fold-Ins- Folding Puzzles- Kissing Rodent

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
In this folding puzzle worksheet, student fold panels of a puzzle from right to left to reveal a "kissing" rodent. They make the folds to reveal the name of the animal at the bottom of the page.
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For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this rodent coloring page, students study a black line drawing of some sort of rodent. Students color the picture. There are no words on the page.
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Identifying Trophic Levels Through the Dissection of Owl Pellets

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils discover a part of the natural food chain through the dissection of owl pellets. They compare, identify, and record rodent skeletal parts they find in the pellet to skeletal diagrams and try to reconstruct a skeleton from the...
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Presenting Ecology through Rodent Control

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students role play the member of a health department task force. In groups, they develop their own recommendations to control the rodent problem in the area. They email their local government official and research information about the...