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Caves

For Teachers K - 4th
Explore caves with your class! Your scholars will participate in scientific observation, research, inference and deduction, reading, vocabulary, and writing activities about caves with this lesson plan. This resource contains five...
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Bats: Need Nectar, Will Travel

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Beginning wildlife biologists become adult bats, baby bats, snakes, owls, bobcats, or land-clearing developers in a grand role-playing activity. In a large open space, they play a game in which they move to designated areas based on what...
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Games on Echolocation

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Get a little batty with life science! This fun simulation game replicates how bats use echolocation to hunt moths in their native Hawaiian habitat. After creating blind folds and discussing some basic principles of echolocation, students...
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Stellaluna: Bat or Bird?

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
The story Stellaluna by Janell Cannon lends itself as a fictional resource in determining the difference between bats and birds. On the other end of reading genres, scholars examine the informative text, Bat News. Using their new-found...
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Pollinator's Journey: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Gain a deeper understanding of migratory pollinators. After studying about pollinators and their effects on flowering plants, learners hear a story about the migration of Monarch butterflies and bats in the Sonoma Desert. Small groups...
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Pollinator's Journey: Grades K-4

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
What's it like to migrate as a pollinator? Teachers provide direct instruction about the roles of pollinators such as butterflies on plants along with the threats they encounter. The class then acts out a story of the migration of bats...
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Pollinator's Journey: Grades K-4

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
Mimic the struggle of migratory pollinators. Pupils learn about the threats to pollinator species. They go on to enact a play demonstrating the hazards migratory pollinators experience. To finish, individuals complete a chosen assessment...
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2016 AP® Environmental Science Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
The average student scores less than three points, out of five, on the AP Environmental Science test. Most do well on the multiple choice and struggle with the free-response section. Encourage extra free-response practice with actual...
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Hibernation

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
What is hibernation? Which animals hibernate and which don't? A 40-page packet on hibernation includes graphic organizers, reading passages and pictures about animals that hibernate, task cards, templates for a hibernation booklet,...
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Why Protect Pollinators?

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Would you rather having biting flies or chocolate? The question may seem absurd, but cocoa trees rely on pollination from biting flies. Viewers come to understand the importance of pollinators to our food supply, flowers, and entire...
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These Whispering, Walking Bats Are Onto Something

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Over millions of years, bats developed flight and echolocation, so why are some bats now walking to look for food? An interesting video explains the changes in predator and prey relationships due to adaptation. Which adaptation is the...
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How Animals Use Sound to Communicate

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Communication involves the visual, auditory, olfactory, and tactile senses. Scholars observe groups of animals communicating through multiple senses. They note and learn why different species use different senses depending on their...
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Virus Hunters: Epidemiology of Nipah Virus

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Who actually goes looking for a virus? Expose your class to the high-stakes life of an epidemiologist on the trail of the Nipah virus. Pupils engage in a short video, then examine how scientists predict, model, and find the source of...
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Into the Bat Caves of Kenya: Part 2

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Field research is dirty work! Join a team of research scientists from the Field Museum in the second installment of a two-part series that is part of a larger playlist exploring mammals. The team continues their search for bats in...
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Into the Bat Caves of Kenya: Part 1

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
To the bat cave! No, not the one you're thinking of. Part one of a two-part series of expedition videos from playlist on mammals finds a group of researchers from the Field Museum embarking upon a quest. Content includes preparation for...
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Two Bats and a Spider

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What creatures lurk in the rainforest at night? Meet three of them in one short video. Part of a playlist exploring mammals, the video presents a look at night research in the Amazon. Scientists locate and photograph two bat species and...
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Why do Bats Transmit so many Diseases like Ebola?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
In many different areas of the world, bats spread diseases that kill humans. Understanding how this happens may be the key to our survival. The video explains the diseases carried by bats, how they spread to other species, and the reason...
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Bat News

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Get the bat facts with a short nonfiction reading passage. After reading the passage, readers respond to questions that focus on main idea, inferencing, vocabulary in context, and author's purpose.
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Halloween Color By Numbers

For Students Pre-K - 1st Standards
Bring some Halloween math to the class for a spooktacular addition to your instruction. Here, scholars color by number to uncover four spooky scenes including a pumpkin, a bat flying across the moon, haunted trees, and a cat. 
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Can We Reduce Risk to Bats?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
It is just batty! A resource outlines a case study scenario of reducing the risk to bats. Teams learn about the bat populations in the area of the wind farm, then research and propose a solution. 
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Soar with Bats: A Science Explorations Activity | Scholastic.com

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
This easy-to-navigate interactive lesson of bats includes activities, research, and informational text that captures the audience. Perfect for engaging young minds during the fall months.  
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They See with Their Ears

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Sometimes bats get a bad rap, even though they are fascinating creatures! Teach your class about echolocation with a reading passage. After reading, class members respond to five questions based on the text.
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Magic School Bus Going Batty

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Have a scary adventure with a set of reading activities based on Joanna Cole's The Magic School Bus Going Batty! Several worksheets encourage kids to predict what they will learn with a KWL chart, examine the new vocabulary words from...
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Test Your Science Knowledge!

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Challenge the knowledge of your young scientists with this colelction of online quizzes based on the Magic School Bus series. Covering a wide range of topics from insects to outer space, this resource is a quick and easy way to assess...