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How Whales Breathe, Communicate... and Fart with Their Faces

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Dr. Joy Reidenberg is an expert in comparative anatomy, but also quite relatable to preteens! Here, she lectures on echolocation by likening it to "farting with the face!" She explains with film, actual whale voice recordings, diagrams,...
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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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Inside the Ant Colony

For Students 7th - 11th Standards
Step into the amazing world of ants as this video explores the surprisingly complex social structure that makes up the foundation of every ant colony. The truly amazing ability of these tiny creatures to share information without any...
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The Family Structure of Elephants

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Elephant family relationships are a lot like ours. They cooperate in child rearing, have social structure, and practice coming-of-age events. Supported by fabulous photography, an elephant biologist shares 20 years of study with the...
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The Incredible Journey

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Divide your school gym into breeding grounds and non-breeding grounds so that your zoologists can play a game simulating the seasonal migration of shorebirds. Players pick one of the included game cards and follow its directions, which...
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Glacier Bay Pacific Halibut

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
The National Park Service has produced a high-quality presentation on the halibut population of Glacier Bay, Alaska. It takes the viewpoint of the marine biologists or rather, ichthyologists, who have been studying the adaptations,...
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The Old White Sheet Trick

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students attract night animals. For this Science lesson, students use a large white surface and a light at night. Students observe and record what they see.
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Jurassic Fight Club: T-Rex vs. Raptors - Part 1/2

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Fight or flight response and physical prowess is examined in this seven-minute video. Using evidence and a knowledge of animal behavior, scientists were able to show how the bird-like raptor attacked its prey. Studying dinosaur behavior...
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Jurassic Fight Club: T-Rex vs. Raptors - Part 2/2

For Teachers 4th - 12th
The battle for survival between the duckbill and a pack of raptors progresses in this continuation of Jurassic Fight Club. This clip is highly dramatized and personifies the dinosaurs in a sensationalist way which takes the emphasis off...
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How to Speak Monkey: The Language of Cotton-Top Tamarins

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Tamarin monkey language can be categorized by stem upsweep, duration, peak frequency, and frequency change. Although other complex terminology is used to describe the 38 calls of this species, the video is easy to follow and a...
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Animal Behavior

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Can you train a worm? Biology buffs will have a blast trying! Using planaria or earthworms, they introduce a certain stimulus repeatedly until the desired response happens more quickly. They also explore the response of their own eyes to...
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Isopod Behavior, of the Rolly Polly Lab

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Learners investigate the behavior of isopods. For this isopod lesson plan, students make observations of an isopod and sketch the pillbug. They study the orientation of the isopods in relation to moisture in a chamber they construct from...
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AP Biology Lab Review

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A seventy-two slide PowerPoint that reviews several lab explorations done in an AP Biology course. For each lab there is a description, concepts, and conclusions. Many pictures and graphics make this visually appealing, but it would not...
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Academic Raceway: Animals

For Teachers 4th - 5th
This animals PowerPoint provides a race car game in which students answer a variety of questions about animals, the majority of which are based on ways in which animals adapt  to their surroundings and behave to survive.
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Night Eyes

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders identify nocturnal animals based on specific characteristics. In this animals lesson, 5th graders observe an area at night using flashlights. Students record their findings and discuss as a group. 
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Blue Planet: Tidal Seas

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners investigate how tides affect sea life. In this video based lesson plan, students view a video on how tides affect sea life. They do web-based research to find the answers to a series of questions and then play Tidal Trivia to...
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Shaun Ellis: Leader of the (Wolf) Pack

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Students react to a statement about living with wolves, then read a news article about Shaun Ellis and his time living with wolves. In this current events and wolves instructional activity, the teacher introduces the article with a...
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Animals, Earthquakes, and Tsunamis

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Young scholars read about animal behavior before the Indian Ocean tsunami and meet with an elder to discuss how the animals reacted. In this animal behavior lesson plan, students read a story and fill out a worksheet provided.
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Scram or Freeze

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Learners participate in a role-play game. In this cryptozoa instructional activity, students simulate the roles of predator and cryptozoa in a game called Scram or Freeze.
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Who Goes There?

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students discover behaviors of nocturnal animals. In this animal behavior lesson, students conduct a night time experiment with black light tracing materials to observe nocturnal animal behavior in the wild.
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Habitat Choice in Woodbugs

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students investigate woodbugs. In this scientific investigation instructional activity, students explore the steps scientists take when conducting an investigation using live specimens. Students explore habitat preferences for woodbugs...
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Penguin Behavior Bingo

For Students 4th - 6th
In this penguin behavior bingo worksheet, students observe penguins and mark each behavior that is seen, to understand how penguins communicate.
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Animal Behavior

For Students 4th - 5th
For this crossword puzzle worksheet, students fill in the grid with words related to animal behavior. Students find 12 words about animal behavior.