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Common Indiana Mammals

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Mammals all have their own story to tell. A set of 34 cards outlines the key characteristics of different mammals. The cards include images of each mammal as well as their skulls and tracks. The back of the cards describe characteristics...
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Get to Know: Mammals

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Learners discover the mammals in their community. In this animal lesson, students survey their school grounds for signs of mammals. Learners examine tracks, droppings, and other signs of wildlife to learn more about the animals and their...
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Increasing Night Life of Mammals - De-Natured

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How do animals avoid predators, including humans, if they can't move to a new habitat? The third video in a four-part series explains a recently published article on the topic of adaptations. Many mammals shift their schedules to a more...
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What Kind Of Mammal Is It?

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students describe the characteristics of a mammal. They also differentiate between a companion and a wild animal. The lesson has an assessment included in it. They have a discussion to tap prior knowledge about what a mammal is.
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What are Mammals?

For Teachers K - 1st
Pupils differentiate between wild and tame animals, explain how to classify mammals into groups based on common charactertistics and comprehend the values of zoos. They listen as the teacher reads Psalm 50:10 and explains that all of the...
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The Five Classes of Vertebrates

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
What a terrific lesson plan! Learners discuss the animal kingdom, and classify them as vertebrates and invertebrates. They also identify them as fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. There is even a taxonomic breakdown of...
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Mammal Food Webs

For Students K - 5th Standards
You are what you eat—or at least a part of what you eat. Budding scientists examine owl pellets to develop their own food webs. They use tooth and skull identification techniques to classify what they find.
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Tricky Tracks

For Teachers K - 4th
While wildlife may not always be visible, they leave their marks behind for people to discover. A wildlife lesson has pupils explore the characteristics of animal tracks. They learn different types of tracks, as well as what tracks tell...
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Really Wild Animals: Will People Change Them Forever?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars consider ways in which human activities in the rain forest might affect the behaviors of some well-known African mammals, particularly those in the Congo River Basin.
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Creatures of the Grand Canyon

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this word search puzzle learning exercise, students find and circle all of the wildlife hidden in a word search puzzle. Students also classify the animals into groups of mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, or amphibians.
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Fish and Wildlife in America

For Teachers 8th
Some of the details of the use of wildlife as food and crop resources are given at the beginning of this slideshow. Next, the historical problems with wildlife are explained, as are some mistakes that have been made leading to extinction...
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I'm Batman

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
When you think about bats, what comes to mind? Vampires? Rabies? After watching this short video you'll have a whole new appreciation for these terribly misunderstood mammals.
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The Flapper and the Panda

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What do a New York socialite and a panda bear cub have in common? An intriguing video from a larger playlist on mammals presents the story of America's first captive panda, Su Lin. Follow the adventurous tale from the bamboo forests of...
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Let's Go Wild With Utah Animals!

For Teachers 3rd
While specific to Utah wildlife, this presentation is colorful and packed with information. This would be a wonderful way to review animal classifications with students, but a few key facts, such as those relating to fish, should be added.
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Some Mammals of the Grand Canyon Word Search Puzzle

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this Grand Canyon mammals worksheet, students read 14 names of animals that live in the area of the Grand Canyon. Students find the words in a word search puzzle.
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Wildlife Needs

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students identify the wildlife needs in a specific setting. In this wildlife needs activity, students identify and illustrate the four stages of forest succession. Students list the natural habitat and food for a given species. Students...
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Searching the Digital Atlas

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars become familiar with the tools of a digital atlas. They use a digital atlas of Idaho to located specified information. Students identify national forests, locate butterfly families, find examples of resident fish, and...
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Wildlife Tracks: Who Goes There?

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
Students discover where animals tracks are made, and what they can tell us about what the animal was doing. They make their own models of tracks using plaster, use a simple key to identify 6 different wildlife tracks, and then examine...
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At the Top: A Bald Eagle's Diet

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Bald eagles are opportunistic predators and eat fish as well as raccoons and other mammals. Pupils learn about bald eagle diets through a simple simulation and videos. They collect and analyze data to understand the adaptability of this...
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West Virginia Wildlife: Oral Presentation

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students explore the wildlife of West Virginia. In this public health lesson, students research Internet and print sources for information about wildlife native to West Virginia. Students present information about the animals and their...
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Who's in Charge of This Animal?

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders study wildlife management and identify the appropriate government agencies that are in charge. They examine different wildlife management techniques. They write a letter showing interest in the activities of one of the...
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Key Deer: Evolution and Species Survival

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
When we think of endangered species, we often think of far away places and exotic animals, but one of the most endangered species on the planet right now lives in the Florida Keys. The lesson plan explains how geological change...
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Habitat Awareness

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders build a habitat. In this wildlife lesson, 2nd graders work in groups to build a mammals habitat. They share their habitat with the class.
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Quake Pandas Hanging On

For Teachers 4th - 12th
After a huge, devastating earthquake in China, not only were humans affected, but wildlife was left in danger as well. People were particularly concerned about the nation's famous pandas. This video provides a great view of this nation's...
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Are you an Animal Sleuth?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students define and identify both wild and domestic animals as well as mammals and non-mammals. In this animal safety lesson, students distinguish between animals that can carry rabies from those that cannot. Students use stuffed animals...
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Home Away From Home

For Teachers K - 4th
Students discover some of the threats to tigers in the wild and some of the challenges of keeping them in wildlife preserves and zoos. They then sketch and explain their designs for sensible tiger enclosures in zoos.
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Mammals of Wisconsin

For Teachers K - 4th
Students explore the exciting world of mammals as they learn the identities of some Wisconsin native residents. They examine their adaptations and learn how they survive in a state with a wide array of temperatures and ecosystems.
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Your Favorite Wild Animal

For Students 2nd - 4th
For this research skills worksheet, students select a wild animal and then respond to 5 short answer questions regarding it. In addition, students draw a picture of it and define 6 habitat terms.
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New Mammal Species Found

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Young scholars brainstorm ideas about rodents, mammals and new discoveries. They describe rodents and participate in pre-reading activities. They read, discuss, and complete role play activities based on an article on the discovery of a...
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Mammoths vs. Mastodons: Can We "De-Extinct" Them Both?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
According to a popular movie series, de-extincting ancient species may not be the best idea! But, is it possible? Explore the prospect through a video that is part of a larger playlist covering mammals. The narrator compares the physical...
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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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Wonderful Whales

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Primary marine biologists consider the largest living animals on Earth, the whales. Introduce them to general anatomy, unique adaptations, and behaviors. Teach them to sing a song that will help them remember some of these facts....
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Animal Classification

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders identify characteristics of and group animals by the five categories of vertebrates.
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Classification of Animals

For Teachers 1st
First graders investigate the characteristics of vertebrates. They classify each as mammal, fish, bird, and reptiles. Students explore the differences between various types of animals and classify each.
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Animals

For Teachers K - 3rd
Learners become familiar with the need for categorizing scientific information, in this case, animals. They categorize the 5 groups of animals in a collage and answer questions about each.
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Prairie Predator and Prey

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders brainstorm a list of animals that live on the prairie, and classify them as predators and prey. They conduct interviews where they ask the animals what they need to look out for to sustain life on the prairie.
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Prairie Scales and Prairie Smoothies

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore the animals that live on the prairie and identify differences between amphibians and reptiles and the adaptations each have made to live on the prairie.
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Watchable Wildlife Checklist

For Students 2nd - 6th
In this wildlife worksheet, students will read over a list of 28 native animal species, their needs, and interesting characteristics. This list can be used as a checklist when out on a hike or in the school yard to identify common wildlife.
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What's Wild

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders discover the differences between wild and domestic animals. In this animal lesson, 3rd graders chart the differences in the animals and look through magazines for pictures of wild and domestic animals to glue to a poster....
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Maine Black Bear Research and Field Study Activity

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students participate in a field study of Maine Black Bears. They first do academic research on the Maine Black Bear. Following extensive research and discussion, students go out into the field with Maine State Biologist to observe bears...
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The Great Clearcut Controversy

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Urban development and habitat retention are often at odds. A three-part lesson examines the pros and cons of forest clearcutting. Learners review data and characteristics of a specific mammal to make conclusions about the effect...
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Wildlife Habitat

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explain what a habitat is and describe its four elements. They see how an area's habitat suitability varies with different species of wildlife. They name factors that affect habitat suitability.
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Make a Habitat Fact File

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students research wild animal habitats and create a fact file. they sub-divide the animals into mammals, birds, fish, reptiles/amphibians, and insects/arachnids. Working in five groups, they individually choose an animal to research.
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Creature of the Week

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore the habits and biology of the wildlife that resides in their area. They fill in a Creature of the Week sheet for a different animal each week using field guides and textbooks.
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Natural Inquirer

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Young scholars interview wildlife experts to gain information needed to research and write a report about an aquatic plant or animal affected by climate change.
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LitterFlotsam and Jetsam: A Little Litter Goes a Long Way

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore the concept of environmental stewardship. In this science lesson, students investigate data from the International Coastal Cleanup, identify sources of marine debris, and discover the impacts of this debris on wildlife.
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Wild Dog Urine

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students investigate biology by researching wild animals. In this animal extinction lesson, students research African wild dogs and discuss the impact of the environment on their survival. Students read and analyze an article titled...
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Drama in the Refuge

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students write and perform dramatic presentations about the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. They select formats from puppets, plays, improvisational skits, or screened silhouette.
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Pets - Stuffed Animal Day

For Teachers K
Students listen to Courtney Baker's, "The Perfect Pet," on a day they bring a stuffed animal to school. They graph the types of stuffed animals that their classmates brought to school before answering questions based on the graph. Next,...
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Animal Classification

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students recognize the six groups of animals (Mammals, fish, birds, reptiles, amphibians and arthropods) and their characteristics.  In this animal characteristics lesson, students sort animals by their traits.  Students cut and paste...
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Bats and Boas Abound

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate Puerto Rican boa constrictors and bats. For this animal science lesson, students read an article about the bats and snakes found in Puerto Rico. Students use various art supplies to create a diorama of the habitat of...
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Animals and Their Lives, A Bookmark Summary

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students research the habitats, physical characteristics, adaptations, diet and interactions of a mammal,fish, insect,bird,amphibian or reptile of their choice. Students then create a bookmark summary with a minimum of one picture of...
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Manatee Endangered

For Teachers 5th - 8th
High schoolers (or middle schoolers) research the endangered manatee and the Endangered Species Act. They choose a local animal that is threatened or endangered and attempt to find out what is being done to protect it. Short, but sweet,...
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Animal Habitats and Their Management

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars review components present for a quality animal habitat and then explore a goose pond to find out what animals reside there. They learn how wildlife managers work with the land so everything can co-exist together.
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Hunt for Habitats

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students review components of a habitat and go on a hike around a pond and woods exploring different habitats and the plants and animals that use them. They examine mammal pelts and discuss the life histories, adaptations, and positions...
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All About Bats Cyberhunt!

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students explore animal characteristics by participating in an Internet scavenger hunt. In this bat research activity, students identify the different types of bats and the different features they have. Students research the bats using...
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Woodland Math Facts

For Students 5th - 7th
In this Woodland math facts instructional activity, students study and examine woodland weights of trees and shrubs, explore invertebrates and draw a bar chart to chart their findings.
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Who Am I?

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
In this who am I worksheet, students research, state and discuss sixteen pictures associated with different animals found all over the world.
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Monitor Marine Migrants

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students, in groups, track the seasonal journey of a species, such as a shorebird, sea turtle, or marine mammal, using various sources of migration data
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Survivor!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students play a game in physical education class to examine how a deer survives. Using nature as a guide, they discover how it is constantly changing due to weather, food, water, pollution and predators. They discuss the characteristics...
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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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What is the Evidence for Evolution?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Would you believe whales and hippos share a common ancestor? The video discusses the evidence from a variety of scientific disciplines supporting evolution, focusing specifically on whales and their connections to hippos. The narrator...
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Past Life at Langebaan on the West Coast

For Students 6th - 9th
Three pages of intriguing pictures and reading passages about the natural history of Africa's West Coast Fossil Park make up the bulk of this handout. There are 13 questions to answer and directions for designing a poster about one of...
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Animal Groups

For Teachers K - 5th
Students explore animal groups. In this animal science lesson, students use pictures from magazines and classify the animals into five categories. Students share why they categorized the animals the way they did.
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Endangered species

For Teachers K - 8th
Students define the following words: extinction, endangered species, meteorite collision, glaciation and climate warming. They investigate that there are 307 species on the endangered list, and an average of 10-20 species are added each...
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A Whale of a Tail!

For Teachers 4th - 7th
The students build curiosity of marine life by examining whales. Students are exposed to the topic of whale conservation. By writing letters and adopting an animal, students develop a personal connection with this issue. Students are...
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Ecology Lessons

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners examine the relationship between animal adaptations, habitats and community interactions.  In this ecology lesson students complete a skull detective worksheet then use their knowledge to analyze a skull. 
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Sun, Sand, and Hippos

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students conduct research on varied aspects of hippopotamuses and in doing so, synthesize and evaluate a variety of information sources.They summarize content knowledge from varied resources and apply this knowledge by creating a mural...
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Wonderful Wetlands

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders describe a wetland habitat and its components. They provide, in writing, at least one example of a wetland food chain, relate wetlands to ecological functions, and relate the importance of wetland functions to their own...
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All About Bats

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners research bats on the Internet. In this research lesson, students explore bats on the Internet. After learning some bat facts, learners then answer questions and do crossword puzzles on a website.
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Saving the Wetlands

For Students 5th - 8th
In this wetlands activity, learners read 4 paragraphs about wetlands then complete 2 short answer questions regarding the reading.
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Decide How to Write the Quotient - ELL

For Students 4th - 5th
In this zoo ELL vocabulary activity, students read the explanations for the bold words that relate to the zoo. Students then label each picture with a term from the box.
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How Toxic is Oil?

For Students 4th - 10th
In this oil spill activity, students examine a 4-page article regarding basic facts about oil spills and toxicity of oil.
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Wetland Inventory and Map Project

For Students 6th - 10th
In this wetlands inventory and map project worksheet, students do research on the wetlands and complete a map project about it. Students follow 6 sets of directions with Internet links.
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Strife in the Wetlands

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students conduct a simulation to show the effect one invasive plant can have on an ecosystem. They consider how the food web is affected and plan ways to control management of pests on a fragile ecosystem.
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Habitat for Sale

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students are able to define habitat, and identify the four things that living things need to survive. They are able to describe how living things are adapted to their habitats.
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Ask Questions: Fast in Flight

For Students 4th - 5th
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read the passage, "Fast in Flight" and learn to ask questions about the text to help them answer the four comprehension questions.
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Going Batty

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this bats worksheet, students read 10 facts about bats. Students also choose the correct words from the box to complete the sentences.
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Gifts from Land and Water

For Teachers K - 2nd
With a series of fun hands-on simulations, young children can learn about conservation and natural resources. Your learners become land detectives, discussing and investigating the gifts that the land and water provide them. They then...
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Neighborhood Bioblitz

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Ever heard of a bioblitz? Your ecologists watch a short video to find out about this interesting idea. It's a community event that helps scientists identify and inventory the various species living in an area. After introducing learners...
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Animal Classification

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students classify animals. In this animal classification lesson, students identify characteristics from each of the 5 categories of vertebrates. Students group animals by categories.
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Tracking in Wisconsin

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students examine how to identify the tracks and track patterns of some common Wisconsin animals. They examine how the footprints of these animals reveal how different feet help different animals navigate the winter snow or survive in...
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Comma Worksheet 2

For Students 7th - 10th
In this grammar instructional activity, students insert all necessary commas in fourteen sentences. Students check to make sure that each sentence is grammatically correct.
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Observing Connections - Changing Landscapes

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students explore the changing environment through study and observation. They reflect on these changes in the environment and create their own landscape and habitat.
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Who Will? Who Won't?

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders discover what is essential for survival and the outcome/changes that occur if those essentials are not met.  In this needs instructional activity, 3rd graders reenact deer losing/gaining shelter, water, and food. This is a...
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Caught in a Net

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students read and discuss the bycatch of the sea and the economic impact of taking bycatch away. In this bycatch lesson plan, students discuss the rights of fisherman and observe pictures of sea animals.
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Marine Habitats of Galveston Island

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Four lessons introduce elementary ecologists to salt marsh and sandy beach habitats. In the first instructional activity, they place shells and other materials in vinegar to determine if they contain calcium carbonate. In the second...
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Animals Finding Rice Paddies

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine the animals who live in rice paddies and create a chart.  In this rice activity, 4th graders link the types of animals living in each ecosystem with a bar graph. Students use colored bars to show animals that live...
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Animal Slide Shows!

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders create an animal slide show. In this classification lesson students research one particular animal. The students rely upon computer skills to produce a slide show on the animal that they researched.
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Exploring the Temperate Forest: Biodiversity and Interdependence

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the consequences of cutting down large amounts of forests throughout the world. In groups, they use the internet to complete a module taking them on a tour through different temperate forests. To end the instructional...
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Animal Classification

For Students 4th - 6th
In this animal classification worksheet, students read for information and comprehension. In this fill in the blank and multiple choice worksheet, students answer five questions.
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4-H Veterinary Science Activity Page- Life Skill

For Students 4th - 6th
In this veterinary science activity page worksheet, students focus on the life skills associated with ethical decision making. They describe their favorite pet animal, how to care for their pet based on its needs, complete 14 true or...
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4-h Veterinary Science Activity Page

For Students 8th - 10th
The 4-H teaches students about agriculture, health, and animal care - the last of which is the focus of this activity. From dogs and cats to pigs and hedgehogs, this worksheet provides helpful tips for caring for animals, as well as...
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Creating a Food Web

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students investigate hunters and prey by creating a food web.  For this animal life lesson, students investigate a single organism in preparation for a field trip, discovering its diet and habitat.  Students each discuss their animal...
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Bats

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Learners identify characteristics of bats. In this animal science lesson, students read the book,Stellaluna and record the similarities and differences between bats and birds. Learners create a poster or mural about bats.
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Ecology Community Status

For Students 7th - 8th
For this ecology community status worksheet, students research their state's ecosystem, make a chart of the biodiversity, analyze the chart and identify issues with wetland species.  This page has several links to helpful web resources.
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What Is Happening To My Species?

For Teachers K - 5th
Students select and research an animal that lives in the rainforest of Manu, Peru. They watch and discuss a video, create masks and costumes to role-play various rainforest animals, conduct research, and write a short story of their...
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Get to Know Trees

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students recognize the characteristics of trees by using their five senses. In this trees instructional activity, students observe and record the characteristics of trees on a field trip. Students then are blindfolded and use their...
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Breaking News English: Ivory Trade

For Students 5th - 10th
In this Ivory trade worksheet, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and...
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Defining and Finding Animal Classifications

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Learners explore animal classifications. In this Science lesson, students classify animals within a zoo. Learners make a presentation about an animal from the zoo.
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Vertebrates

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers identify various classifications of vertebrates. They explain how a vertebrate fits into a food chain and create a story with illustrations about different aspects of vertebrates.
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Home Sweet Home

For Teachers K - 4th
Students examine the animals that live in trees. They identify their sounds, footprints and droppings. They draw pictures of the animals as well.
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AT HOME ON THE RANGE

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The student will learn how ranchers on the western frontier helped saved the bison from extinction.Hand out student worksheets. Have middle schoolers read the information about bison on Student Worksheet A before completing Student...
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The Environments of Big Sur:Which Do We Protect?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the California environments. In this environmental lesson, students examine the various ecosystems of California, creating a presentation on how these environments impact Big Sur. They write a paper defending their point...
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Supermarkets, Sustenance and Sustainability

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students investigate jungles and the people who depend upon them.  In this sustainability lesson, students research wild life conservation and discover the importance of a jungle to Amazonian people.  Students create a group presentation...
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Animals of Madagascar

For Teachers K - 2nd
Learners are each assigned an animal from Madagascar. They research their animal and design a picture book about their animal. Students design a cover page, back page, bibliography page and the title page. Their book will contain...
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Winter Survival

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
Young scholars examine what animals need in order to survive.  In this investigative activity students play a "role" of an animal in winter.
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Grizzly Hibernation

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Learners explain why and how grizzlies hibernate. They make a den using cardboard boxes. They write a story told from a new-born grizzly.
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Lewis and Clark's Animal Kingdom

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students identify and classify the animals Lewis and Clark encountered as they explored the western U.S. As Lewis or Clark, they write a description of their first "encounter" with the animal.
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Environmental Education

For Students 6th - 8th
In this environment worksheet, students read about the numerous activities and then take part in participating in one as a teacher or student led project.
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Eyewitness Accounts

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students role-play to show the eyewitness accounts of the eruption of Mt. St. Helens. In this volcanic eruption lesson plan, students act as reporters, eyewitnesses, and scientists to dramatize the eruption of Mt. St. Helens. They...
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Noah's Ark, Revisited

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders do a visual presentation for a specific endangered species.
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The Same But Different

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders observe different types of bats. They look for characteristics that appear to be fundamental for survival. Students observe population numbers in order to identify if adaptations aid in survival.
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Dolphin Documentary

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students use their knowledge of dolphin natural history to create a "movie."
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Autumn

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the cycle of nutrients in a forest. They research the concepts of decomposing and recycling within a forest.
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Get Out in the Field

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students visit a shoreline--of an ocean, a lake, a pond, a riverbank, etc., survey it and record what they find there. They map the shoreline and surrounding area and conclude where potential waterfront projects could occur.
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"Go Batty"

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students make a bat from a paper tube. They suspend bats from the ceiling or create a "cave" from black construction paper on a bulletin board or wall. Have students help you! Tape or staple student made bats in the "cave" to stress to...
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Winer Survival

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Young scholars study how animals need water, food, shelter, and space to survive. They also study what animals need to survive in the winter. They play the part of animals and winter "threats" in a game of tag to reinforce concepts.
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SHOW 303: The Channel Island Fox

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students explore how archaeologists and other scientists use different clues to piece together a picture of the past. Students perform activities that allow them to conduct three types of scientific research. They discuss their...
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ESL Vocabulary-Animals

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this ESL vocabulary worksheet, students study a chart of pictures and animal names, then unscramble names, watch a video and list animals seen, fill in missing letters, complete an animal crossword and classify given animals.