Sex Safari - Field Trip

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A field trip to study reproductive behavior of big game is a great set up for big-time learning! Part two of a four-part Reproduction video series takes viewers up close and personal with the animal residents of a wildlife preserve in Montana. Scholars discover the importance of genetic diversity and the adaptations that result from it.

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CCSS: Adaptable
NGSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Include the video in a study of animal populations and genetic diversity
  • Have pupils research the black bear population and draw conclusions about their variety of fur colors
Classroom Considerations
  • Learners should be familiar with the process of sexual reproduction from a cellular standpoint
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Pros
  • Although brief, the field trip is full of great examples of wildlife conservation, animal adaptations, and reproduction
  • The narrator's explanations of sexual reproduction terms and advantages are thoughtful and grade-appropriate
Cons
  • None
NGSS