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African Elephants

For Students 4th - 5th
In this elephant worksheet, students read several factual paragraphs about African elephants. Students then answer several questions about the animals.
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The Great Elephant Census Modeling Activity

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
They say elephants never forget—and your class won't forget an insightful modeling activity either! Junior zoologists take part in a mock elephant census using the sample count and total count methods. The included materials provide...
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Africa: Elephant Adjectives Worksheet

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this African elephant worksheet, students write six adjectives that describe the elephant in the center of the graphic organizer. Students use each of their adjectives in a sentence.
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How African Elephants Beat the Heat in the Desert

For Teachers 5th - 8th
How many days can a desert elephant go without water? I think the answer may surprise you! Take a brief journey to an African desert to learn more about the elephant, its crucial role in desert life, and its innate ability to find water...
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Picture Scramble: African Elephant, Savanna Baboon, Dik-dik

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this science and visual discrimination worksheet, students examine images of an African elephant, savanna baboon and dik-dik. Next to each picture is the same image which has been divided into 9 pieces and scrambled. Students place...
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Elephant Ears-African Or Asian

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students investigate the concept of African and Asian elephants. They conduct research while comparing and contrasting the two different types of elephants. The lesson plan has some background information for the teacher to use. Students...
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Survey Methods

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How many African elephants are on earth? How do scientists answer a question like that? An interactive resource explains a variety of survey methods and their advantages and disadvantages. It connects the need for a survey to...
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African Elephant Overpopulation Problem

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students investigate the problem of elephant overpopulation. They identify the components of the watering hole as found in Addo Elephant National Park. They also pretend to be part of the environment and act out the part in a class drama...
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Endangered Mammals: African and Asian Elephants

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the concept of endangered mammals. In this elephants lesson, students research Internet resources regarding African and Asian elephants.
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Elephant Math

For Teachers 5th - 6th
In this math/science worksheet, students answer 6 mathematical story problems. All the questions have to do with elephants, their diet, their weight, and their travel.
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Elephant Earth Adventures . . .

For Students 4th - 6th
In this reading comprehension about African elephants worksheet, students read factual passages about their physical characteristics, amazing facts, tusk uses, ears, trunk, skin, movement, food needs, extended families, and the active...
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For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore elephants.  In this elephant art lesson, students compare Asian and African elephants, and draw an elephant by following step by step instructions from the teacher.
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Baby Elephant Orphans Get New Home, Families

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Young scholars react to a series of statements about elephants, then read a news article about how workers at an elephant orphanage are working to return the animals to the wild. In the animal studies and current events instructional...
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CSI Wildlife

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Can DNA fingerprinting prevent the extinction of elephants? Young scientists learn about DNA fingerprinting before applying their knowledge to case studies of elephant poaching. The first case requires them to match the DNA from a tusk...
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King of the Jungle

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this reading for information worksheet, students read a text with information about Asian and African elephants. Students complete 2 pages of exercises about the text including matching words with meanings and labeling a jungle drawing,
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African Savanna Habitat Diorama Craft

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Set the stage for a unit or lesson on the African savanna by creating a cute habitat diorama. Cheetahs, lions, zebras, and elephants are all present in a shoe-box-sized craft that requires your learners to color, cut, and paste. These...
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African Art: Ntan Drum

For Teachers 5th - 10th
Students study African history, anthropology and culture using the lens of the art object, Ntan Drum. Lesson and instruction is differentiated for elementary, middle and high school students.
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Where is Shirley the Elephant?

For Teachers K - 3rd
Young animal lovers engage in a lesson that's all about elephants. They access an elephant sanctuary website and read a story about Shirley the elephant. They perform a series of activities based upon that story, and also study about the...
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Look Who's Talking!

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Elephants communicate in ways that humans do not understand. However, scientists are discovering how to understand elephant noises in order to help them, and after reading a passage about this, third graders respond to five comprehension...
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Killing Fields

For Students 6th Standards
Poaching elephants for ivory has long been an illegal trade in Africa. Learners read about the activity and efforts to stop elephant poaching. Then, readers respond to six multiple choice and four short answer questions.
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Geography Now! Guinea Bissau

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Its most exported crop is cashews, and it's home to diverse wildlife, including the West African elephant and salt water hippos. Guinea Bissau—a former Portuguese colony—has had its share of troubles, however. With a high rate of poverty...
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The Asian And African Elephants

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this science worksheet, students use Internet research to compare the Asian and the African elephants. Students fill out a chart with 13 facts comparing and contrasting the two elephant species.
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African Safari

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this comprehension instructional activity, students read a passage about an African safari and answer multiple choice questions about it. Students complete 5 questions total.
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Ivory Wars

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the controversy surrounding African trade. In this geography lesson plan, students research the killing of elephants for ivory. Students collaborate to report on the history of the ivory trade and its modern-day...

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