Caiman Teacher Resources
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A peaceful lake makes a pleasant home for the caiman, a giant crocodile. However, it is not so peaceful for the caiman's prey. This lake flourishes with plenty of food for these crocodiles. Watch this video to learn more about the lake and its inhabitants.
5 mins 4th - 12th Science
Snakes and Lizards Length and Movement
Snakes and lizards can be very tiny or very long. Your class will get out their rulers to see just how big snakes and lizards can be. They discuss several different reptiles by reading the included animal fact cards, then each small group uses rulers and yard sticks to measure the length of their assigned animals.
K - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
WWW = World Wide Wildlife
Through video, internet research, and hands-on activities, learners conduct a study of the interdependence between animals and the habitats they live in. They conduct Internet research independently in order to complete a report on a specific animal, its habitat, and many other facets of the ecosystem.
3rd - 6th Science
Work on research procedures in this lesson, which prompts writers to collect and evaluate information pooled from a number of sources. They work in teams to collect information about crocodiles from different sources. They compare the information that they collected with that collected by other groups to decide which sources have valid information.
5th - 8th English Language Arts
Adventures in Nature
Sixth graders read a nature novel and discuss how they could survive in the wild. In this novel activity, 6th graders read a novel and discuss things they learned about nature. Students use practice using new vocabulary they have learned from the novel and locate places they have read about on a map.
6th English Language Arts
Crocodiles: A Three Day Lesson Plan
Middle schoolers, in groups, research crocodiles. They watch a video and complete a worksheet in which they label the internal organs of a crocodile. Finally they draw a picture of what they think the crocodile will evolve to and look like 200 million years from now.
6th - 8th Science
Students investigate and study about the members of the crocodilian family and then create poster presentations and write poetic odes to them. They distinguish between facts and myths about crocodilians and assess the new discoveries about these species by reading and discussing the article, "Not Just Another Pretty Face.
6th - 12th English Language Arts
Alligator and Crocodile Research
Second graders complete a KWL chart on alligators and crocodiles. They brainstorm questions that they want to answer in their research of alligators and crocodiles. Students read Snap A Book About Alligators and Crocodiles and Zoobooks Alligators and Crocodiles.
2nd English Language Arts