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Inside the Minds of Animals

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Is it instinct and intelligence that divide animals from humans? What are they really thinking, and how do we define that? Check out this great video that discusses everything from Descartes' thoughts on the topic and Darwinian evolution...
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Lesson: Differing World Views: Human and Animals

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Kids challenge their understanding of the world around them and consider the impact man has on the environment and animal life. They examine a Tlingit piece, read two Tlingit stories about man and animals, then participate in a research...
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Introduction to Animals

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Out of all animals, elephants alone lack the ability to jump. Scholars learn all about animals using a presentation full of fun examples. It describes different types of animals, the biological similarities and differences between...
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What is It? Animals Song

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
What is it? It's a song about animals! Listen and watch while the singer reads and displays the lyrics and hand-drawn animations for a bird, dog, cow, and elephant. 
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Why Triassic Animals Were Just the Weirdest

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Normally when two species look similar, they are closely related. However, this doesn't seem to apply to the Triassic animals. Learn why these familiar looking animals are not actually related to today's animals. Viewers come to...
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Animals Project for German Students

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Who doesn't love animals? Young learners will be excited to develop their vocabulary and categorize animals into different lists. This includes a fun extension activity that encourages the older learners to create a PowerPoint...
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How Do Animals See in the Dark?

For Students 3rd - 8th
How can nocturnal animals see at night? Bigger eyes? More photoreceptors? Use this video to discover the amazing ways animals have adapted in order to see at night.
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Travis the Train: Spring Time Animals

For Students K - 6th
Tag along with Travis the Train as he encounters various baby animals that live on the farm. The spring time story introduces special-needs or autistic children to the types of plants and animals found on farms, each animal is identified...
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Animals' Needs

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Explore the wonderful world of earthworms as your class learns about the requirements of animal life. After building soda bottle terrariums, students observe worms over the course of a couple weeks, building an understanding that all...
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How Long Do Animals Live?

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
  Looking for a short reading activity to do with your young learners? Discuss animals and their life expectancy with Beth Braddock’s How Long Do Animals Live?. Simple comprehension questions are provided, and there’s a short writing...
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Farm Animals

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Why are farm animals important to the community? Expand young farmers' knowledge of furry and feathered friends through stories and a video. There are several books recommended; however, you could use any book about farm animals. A video...
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Helpful Animals and Compassionate Humans in Folklore

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners define elements of stories from around the world that include helpful animals. They explore animal character motivations and use graphic organizers to compare and contrast animal stories from different cultures.
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A World of Animals: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 10)

For Teachers K Standards
Animals are the theme of this series of English language development lessons. Scholars take part in grand conversations about woodland, jungle, and grassland animals. They also go on picture walks, read poems and high frequency words,...
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A World of Animals: Challenge Activities (Theme 10)

For Teachers K Standards
Animals are the theme of this series of challenge activities. Extend scholars' learning opportunities by writing personal narratives and book reports, creating picture and alphabet books, and drawing scenes from stories read aloud.
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Fact or Opinion: Animals

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
How many legs do spiders have? Is that an opinion, or is it a fact? Complete a worksheet with four sets of five questions about different animals and their attributes, noting whether each statement is a fact or an opinion.
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Where'd You Get All Those Dead Animals?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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Comparative Anatomy: What Makes Us Animals

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What makes animals, well, animals? Viewers of a via comparative anatomy video see how similarities and differences in animal anatomy help support the theory of evolution. The video also includes examples of shared characteristics in...
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Rainforest Animals and Plant Life in the Amazon Jungle

For Teachers 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.
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Plant or Animal?

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Teach your class about the necessities of life using the book Tillena Lou's Day in the Sun. After a teacher-read-aloud, students make puppets depicting different plants and animals from the story and illustrating the habitat in which...
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Jungle Animals

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Let your ESL class monkey around with this presentation about jungle animals. Helpful in a unit about biomes or animals, the slides feature continents where one would find jungles, as well as a few animals that live in the jungle. Note:...
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Why Do Animals Have Such Different Lifespans?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Is it true that larger animals have longer lifespans than smaller animals? Does an animal's habitat help shape the length of its life? And does the ability to adapt and evolve allow living things to expand their lifespans? Watch a video...
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Lions, Tigers and Bears Oh Animals!

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Fear not, this thematic unit on animals and habitats poses no threat to you or your learners. In fact, this fun series of whole class, small group, and independent learning activities will have your class engaged in learning about the...
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The Surprising Reasons Animals Play Dead

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Many animals have methods of surviving. But did you know that opossums are not the only animals known for "playing opossum"? Watch a video that explains the unique survival techniques and behaviors of animals, including tonic immobility...
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Animals

For Students 6th - 9th
In this different types of animals worksheet, students fill in a crossword puzzle as they figure out the answers to sixteen clues associated with different types of animals.

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