Zoology Teacher Resources
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Polar Bears: Keeping Warm at the Arctic
Learners study the Arctic polar bear, and its body coverings, to see how it survives in the harsh Arctic climate. This lesson was developed in North Carolina, and specifically suggests a trip to the North Carolina Zoological Park. However, the basis of the lesson could be completed without the field trip component.
3rd - 4th Science 6 Views 14 Downloads
We All Live Downstream
Get your feet wet in the area of watershed health through a field investigation in a local stream. If there is a local aquarium or zoo you can visit, begin the adventure there by studying local river flora and fauna. If there isn't a zoo nearby or you can't get the kids out for a field trip, take a virtual field trip in the computer lab.
7th - 10th Science 11 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The African Savanna
Are you thinking about taking your class to the local zoo? Kids of all ages love visiting exotic animals in order to learn about biodiversity, habitat, and animal adaptations. Here is a 44-page activity guide that provides educators with a wide variety of pre-trip activities intended to enhance the overall field trip experience.
1st - 5th Science 23 Views 17 Downloads
Introduction to the Nature Journal
Students create nature journals. In this introduction to the nature journal lesson, students discover the uses of nature journals and begin their own. Students are challenged to use vivid, concise terms in their descriptive language. Activities include describing different birds and following the behavior of a species from a webcam.
5th - 7th Language Arts 9 Views 34 Downloads
Crinoids: Flowers f the Iowa Seas
Students study the rocks and fossils associated with the geologic landscape of Iowa. In this rocks and fossils activity, students examine fossils that would be found in the Iowa landscape that show evidence of marine invertebrates such as crinoids.
3rd - 12th Science 3 Views 19 Downloads
Where are Koalas on the Food Chain?
Take a field trip to observe Koalas, absolutely! Budding scientists become familiar with the Koala's position in the food chain. They answer questions based on what they see and draw a food chain explaining the Koalas position. Tip: A lesson like this can be associated with any animal common to your local area.
4th Science 5 Views 32 Downloads
For this scientific method worksheet, students read and discuss a 2 page article on the scientific method, match 3 founders of the scientific method with what they found or produced, answer 4 statements as true or false, list 3 crucial parts of the scientific method and answer one multiple choice question.
4th - 5th Science 48 Views 441 Downloads
African Animals in Habitats
Students study the characteristics of animals in African habitats. In this African animals lesson, students discuss the questions from the given link and create a KWLH chart about zoos with four columns to record information about African animals.
2nd - 3rd Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
"A Typical Day at Seaworld" one day visit
Explore the business side of careers in zoological or marine parks. Learners use the internet, field trips, and their research skills to develop an understanding of what skills are needed to work in an animal park environment.
4th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 1 Download
Spineless - YES... Helpless - NO!
Students distinguish between invertebrate and vertebrate organisms while examining the zoological classes of a number of invertebrates. They illustrate a food web of these organisms and investigate the impact of humans on the oceanic environment while completing the attached handouts.
7th - 9th Science 5 Views 36 Downloads