Animal Behavior Teacher Resources
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Language Focus and Vocabulary Unit 4.1: Present Continuous and Animals
Combine a lesson about animals and the present continuous (progressive) tense with a grammar and vocabulary worksheet. Kids complete sentences with the correct -ing verb, then finish a crossword puzzle about certain animals. They...
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
How Whales Breathe, Communicate... and Fart with Their Faces
Dr. Joy Reidenberg is an expert in comparative anatomy, but also quite relatable to preteens! Here, she lectures on echolocation by likening it to "farting with the face!" She explains with film, actual whale voice recordings, diagrams,...
6 mins 4th - 8th
How to Speak Monkey: The Language of Cotton-Top Tamarins
Tamarin monkey language can be categorized by stem upsweep, duration, peak frequency, and frequency change. Although other complex terminology is used to describe the 38 calls of this species, the video is easy to follow and a...
5 mins 6th - 12th
The Family Structure of Elephants
Elephant family relationships are a lot like ours. They cooperate in child rearing, have social structure, and practice coming-of-age events. Supported by fabulous photography, an elephant biologist shares 20 years of study with the...
8 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Grade 9 ELA Module 3, Unit 1
Temple Grandin describes how autism allows her to have a unique perspective into the world of animal behavior with her book Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior. Ninth graders take notes and annotate the text, delving into different areas of investigation to find textual evidence for Grandin's claims.
9th English Language Arts