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Emperor Penguins

For Teachers 4th - 12th
What animals can live in the coldest place on Earth? Emperor penguins sure can! This five-minute video shows how these special penguins travel, live, and grow their families. This is a fantastic video to show your class!
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Penguin Fun Facts

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
What's black and white and can dive up to 1,800 feet under water? That's right, penguins! Learn this and many other amazing facts about these unique birds with this handy reference sheet.
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Penguins Around the World

For Teachers K - 5th
Students investigate penguins. In this Science lesson, students compare and contrast penguins to flying birds. Students use a Venn diagram to illustrate the differences and similarities of penguins and flying birds.
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Penguin Species

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students, after reading about the seventeen species of penguins, create and play a game with realistic penguins made from Crayola Model Magic. They complete and develop a learning game about conditions of each penguin species' geographic...
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Life Cycle of a Penguin

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th Standards
Celebrate the circle of life with this fun hands-on activity. After cutting out, gluing together, and assembling this visual model, students are able to spin through and observe the life cycle of penguins.
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Penguins

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Second and third graders complete pre-reading, writing, and post-reading activities for the book Penguins. This guided reading plan includes several exercises to increase comprehension. 
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Penguin Parade

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students research the different species of penguins, discovering where the various types live, breed, and how they survive. They compare and contrast characteristics of various types of penguins such as size, weight, coloring, and...
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Penguin Man

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
These penguins are hungry and it's the job of your young mathematicians to feed them. Each of these large penguin templates has a number printed on it corresponding with the number of goldfish crackers students need to place on it. This...
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Penguin Presentations

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners explore the attributes of penguins. For this penguins lesson, students participate in a penguin scavenger hunt and take notes on the information they encounter. Learners prepare reports about their findings and share them with...
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Penguins All Around

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
What youngster doesn't love penguins? Use the ImageBlender on this website, Pics4Learning.com, to create a slide show of Chinstrap, Adelie, Gentoo, and Rockhopper penguin images. Then learners can pick an image from the collage to...
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Penguin Wave

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Emperor penguins keep warm at sub-zero Arctic temperatures. How do they do it? Think of the energy generated during a sporting event wave of the crowd, and you will be getting warmer! This short clip shows that tiny, wave-like movement...
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Penguins: Popularity, Peril and Poop

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Penguins, one of the most beloved bird species in the world, are not only adorable, they are also in grave danger. Five-sixths of the world's penguin species are endangered or nearly endangered, mostly due to human activities such as...
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Growing Penguins

For Teachers 4th - 8th
A collection of photos and accompanying descriptions describing the life cycle of an Adelie penguin is the highlight of this resource. Working in groups, polar explorers match the descriptions to the pictures and create a timeline. An...
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Penguins Marching Into Your Classroom

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students participate in a virtual field trip. In this virtual field trip lesson, students access a web site that takes them to Antarctica to watch Adelie Penguins as they care for their offspring. They make a flag of Antarctica and keep...
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Penguins Nesting Know-How

For Teachers K - 6th
Young scholars maintain a field journal as they follow penguin parents raising their chicks during the breeding season. They formulate testable questions. Students reflect on animal behavior in the field related to survival and chick...
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How Many Penguins Does It Take? Studying Carrying Capacity and Limiting Factors

For Teachers 4th - 12th
How does a population's habitat determine the size of that population? Teach learners about carrying capacity and limiting factors with an engaging roleplay activity. Class members pose as a colony of penguins who must gather food amidst...
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Penguin Word Families

For Students K - 1st
These silly penguins are just asking to be colored in! Similar to paint-by-numbers, kids color in these penguins based on the words written on the drawing. They color in anything in the -it family black and the -in family orange.
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Penguin Calendar Numbers

For Students Pre-K - 1st Standards
Add a bit of winter flair to your calendar routine with a set of cards ranging from 0-31, each equipped with a festive image of a penguin wearing a scarf. 
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A Penguin is a Bird

For Teachers K - 5th
Students compare and contrast the ways that penguins are different to flying birds.
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Penguins

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students read books, learn about the letter p, and eat goldfish crackers all to learn about penguins. In this penguins lesson plan, students also color black and white pictures of penguins.
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Favorite Penguin

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students research their favorite penguin. In this science lesson, students research penguins and create a presentation of their findings.
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Penguin Home Word Search

For Students 5th - 7th
In this penguin home word search worksheet, students search for 36 words that relate to where penguins live. They find words that are located in a word bank that is to the right of the puzzle.
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Penguin Questions

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this penguin worksheet, students choose one type of penguin and answer 7 short answer questions about it. They describe where it lives, what it eats, what its predators are, and what its height and weight are.
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Science Surprises: Penguins

For Students 3rd - 5th
For this reading comprehension worksheet, students read a 3 paragraph selection about penguins and then respond to 3 short answer questions.

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