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Nature of Teaching: Informal Curricula

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th Standards
The Nature of Teaching curriculum provides activity-focused resources designed for nature centers, field days, and 4-H clubs. Young scholars study and identify birds, build feeders for local birds, create exploding seed balls that they...
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Invertebrates

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Introduce young zoologists to invertebrates with a video collection from Nature League, hosted by Britt Garner. The narrator identifies the major characteristics of invertebrates alongside their positions on the phylogenetic tree....
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Informative & Expository Writing Prompts

For Students K - 12th Standards
Good writing prompts are hard to find, especially those for informative writing such as research reports, how-to instructions, and letters. The colorfully illustrated templates in a seven-prompt collection include lines to write on, as...
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Animal Characteristics

For Teachers 4th
Allow your students to review what they learned about animal characteristics with this PowerPoint. This slideshow includes 9 multiple choice questions and an answer key at the end. Tip: You can use this as an assessment by having your...
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Animal Adaptations

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders investigate Darwin's theory of adaptation by investigating animal characteristics.  In this animal life lesson, 3rd graders analyze different predators, the animals they prey on, and the different attributes they each...
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Animal Characteristics

For Teachers Pre-K
Students investigate biology by completing a group classification activity. In this animal characteristics, students discuss the different families in the animal kingdom and the small differences that separate the animals. Students...
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Animal Keynote Report

For Teachers 4th
Learners produce a research project on an animal. Using the Internet, they find pictures and information about animals. They are also given a list of items that should be covered in their report, including the appearance of the animals,...
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Tallying Animal Characteristics

For Students K - 1st
Take a trip to the farm! While examining an image of farmyard animals, learners make two separate tallies: animals with two legs and animals with four legs. Then, they add up the numbers to find the total number of animals. They could...
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Animal Facts Book

For Teachers K - 2nd
What do your pupils know about animals? Have them put together and color this little book about animals to learn about everything from camels to pandas.
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Exploring Animal Camouflage

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Uncover the hidden mysteries of the animal kingdom with an elementary science lesson on camouflage. After spending time outside investigating animals in their natural habitats, the class creates a terrarium in order to observe the...
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Animal Characteristics

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students create a graphic organizer to study animal characteristics. In this animal characteristics lesson plan, students use a program in Microsoft Word to create a brainstorm about different animal characteristics.
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Animal Bingo

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students discuss facts about animal habitats. In this animal lesson, students recall animal facts about habitats in an animal Bingo game. Teacher pieces and cards are already created and ready to print out.
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Animal Coverings

For Teachers K
Students read a book. In this animal characteristics activity, students read the book Animal Coverings, answer comprehension questions, and complete a chart where they match animals with their coverings.
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Animal Friendly School Grounds

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners consider animal characteristics by completing science worksheets in class. For this animal welfare lesson, students read a worksheet and identify animals that are commonly domesticated and ones that aren't. Learners discuss...
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Animal Classes and Their Ecosystems

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore animal characteristics by participating in an environment identification activity. In this animal habitat instructional activity, students discuss a range of different wild life and the ecosystems that they are a part...
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Animal Features

For Students 1st - 3rd
Which animal has a blow-hole? How about a trunk? Help your young scholars explore different animal characteristics with this matching worksheet, which has them matching from a word bank of animal names to various features. There are 13...
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Animal Facts

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this animal facts activity, students choose an animal they would like to study and use a book to research the animal so that they are able to answer the 5 short questions on the sheet. Students also make a drawing of the animal in its...
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Zoo Animal Facts

For Students K - 1st
In this animal facts worksheet, students will read a simple question comparing two animals and circle the correct animal. There are a total of 6 question.
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"Steer" Toward STEM: Careers in Animal Agriculture

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Think like an engineer and an agricultural scientist over the course of 12 lessons in a STEM based unit. Young scientists take on the roles of animal physiologists, animal geneticists, agricultural engineers, animal nutritionists, and...
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Track Traces

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore animal characteristics by participating in an animal anatomy activity. In this animal tracks lesson, students identify the differences between specific animals and the shape of their footprints. Students utilize a...
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Animal Facts and Opinions

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this fact and opinion worksheet, students read 20 informative sentences about animals. Students write "fact" or "opinion" for each sentence.
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Animals Are Different

For Students K - 1st
Each animal is different! Showcase animal characteristics through a series of questions based on simple images of well-known animals. This activity has learners examining 8 animals: rabbit, penguin, parrot, dolphin, bear, ostrich, duck,...
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Animals and Plants: 1st Grade Science

For Teachers 1st
First graders will have a better grasp on animal characteristics after viewing this presentation. The concepts covered are, skin, life cycle, offspring, size, and human/animal interrelationships. Note: This is good as a concept review or...
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Tigers: An Endangered Species

For Students 2nd - 7th
Facts about tigers are packed into a PowerPoint presentation about tigers. The presentation includes great photographs and accompanying text regarding the habitats, diet, lifespan, and physical attributes of tigers. Very interesting!