The Jungle Book Post-Show STEAM Lesson

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An ecosystem is really just the flow of energy through many different living organisms. A study of Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book leads to an environmental science activity in which learners study how various factors can affect particular ecosystems, for better or for worse.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Use in an environmental science class or during a biology unit on animal taxonomy
  • Have pupils turn their studies into a short story on producers, consumers, and decomposers
Classroom Considerations

  • Assumes that learners have seen a stage production of The Jungle Book, but a viewing of the 1967 or 2016 film (or class reading of the novel) would suffice 
  • Relies on prior knowledge of animal classification and the food chain
Pros

  • An excellent way to create an interdisciplinary unit
  • Involves engaging theater activities that are applicable to any subject
Cons

  • None