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Mountain Lions in Arizona Lesson 2: The Lion as Predator - Feast of Plenty

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Middle and high schoolers examine the basics of a mountain lion's diet by examining food chains and food webs. Learners are each assigned one of the lion's prey species and they must construct a food chain for this animal. They see how a...
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Mountain Lions in Arizona Lesson 5: Humans and Lions - Encounters in Nature

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Middle and high schoolers discover how to recognize when a mountain lion is about to attack. They identify the most effective actions they can take to increase their chance of survial. A very clever card game is played that requires...
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Lion Lapbook

For Teachers K - 5th
Is your class in the mood for a fantastic set of lion-themed activities? Foldables, worksheets, writing prompts, and simple-to-read information are yours for the taking! Intended to accompany a unit on lions, this resource provides...
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Lives of Lions

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Lions, unlike most cats, hang out together in prides. Your class can learn more about the lives of lions in this awesome clip by NatGeo. Did you know a lion's roar can be heard up to five miles away?
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Killer Whale vs. Sea Lions

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Two hungry killer whale brothers are on the prowl for their daily dose of sea lions. They swim up to shore to snag their meals and fill up their stomachs. Note: This video may be inappropriate for some viewers.
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Sorting Animals

For Students Pre-K - K Standards
How many legs does a lion have? What about a bird? How many legs does a snake have? A counting assignment prompts kindergartners to sort the animals by the amount of legs they have. After kids finish matching, they can color the animals...
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Mamíferos/mammals

For Students K - 2nd
Youngsters cut out eight animal names in Spanish and tape them under a picture of the corresponding animal. They review vocabulary for a bear, zebra, camel, tiger, elephant, lion, monkey, and giraffe. Although the pictures are small, you...
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Exploring Chinese Celebrations

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Seven activities make up a lesson designed to explore Chinese celebrations through grand conversation and crafts. Scholars create plates of Chinese food, a lion mask, paper lanterns, red envelopes with good wishes, and a classroom dragon...
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Le Lion

For Students 11th - 12th
What do you know about lions? Intermediate and advanced French readers are presented with a page-long text. After completing the reading, they work on the activities that follow. The activities focus on vocabulary development, reading...
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Lesson 5: Tracking Lion Communities

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Researchers in Gorongosa National Park placed cameras there many years ago to understand what was happening with the lion communities that lived there. Little did they know, they opened a door to so much more! Inquisitive...
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The Lovable (and Lethal) Sea Lion

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What lives in the ocean, has ears, walks on all fours, and can reach a top speed of 18 miles an hour? Why, the sea lion, of course! A cute, animated video introduces viewers to the majestic aquatic mammal.
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Mountain Lions in Arizona Lesson 1: The Lion as a Predator - Agile as a Cat

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Middle school zoologists compare their physical abilities to those of a mountain lion. They record jump height and distance. Next, they measure their peripheral vision and hearing. They discover that their abilities do not even begin to...
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Mountain Lions in Arizona Lesson 3: Humans and Lions - Sharing Space through Time

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A worksheet showing both historic and current ranges of mountain lion populations is given to emerging ecologists. They examine human population data as well and try to determine if there is any correlation. Critical-thinking questions...
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Lions, Dragons, and Nian: Animals of the Chinese New Year

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students examine the major differences between earstern and western dragons and their association with the Chinese New Year. They view and discuss a video, read New Year poems, explore various websites, and create a lion mask.
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Library Orientation: Kindergarten

For Teachers K
The Library Lion, Michael Knudsen's picture book, provides an avenue for introducing kindergarteners to the library, fostering a sense of ownership, and understanding why it is important to follow rules. Children get to break the rules...
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The Donkey, the Fox and the Lion

For Students 3rd Standards
Have learners read about a lion that lures a foolish fox into a trap and gets himself and his donkey friend eaten. After reading, pupils answer three questions and determine what the lesson of the story is.
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The Man-Eating Lions of Tsavo

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
When railroad workers arrived in Kenya in 1898, they were greeted by some very hungry lions. Introduce young ecologists to the man-eating lions of Tsavo with a video from an extensive playlist exploring mammals. Topics include unusual...
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The Lion, the Fox, and the Beasts

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Does wisdom grow from the misfortune of others? Pupils read Aesop's "The Lion, the Fox, and the Beasts" and write a personal narrative about a time where they learned something from another's experience. 
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The Kingdom of the Lion

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
If a deal sounds too good to be true, it probably is. After listening to an audio recording of Aesop's "The Kingdom of the Lion," readers discuss the moral and new vocabulary with a series of comprehension questions. 
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The Lion and the Statue

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
How does one's perception affect their representation of places and events? Readers investigate this question by listening to Aesop's "The Lion and the Statue" and completing a graphic organizer to analyze characters and their motivations.
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How to Draw a Cartoon Lion

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Rawr! Make your cartoon lion come to life with this fun how-to video. Your class will learn how to draw a lion by following the artist's step-by-step instructions. You may need to pause at times for your class to complete each step.
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King of Beasts

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars conduct research on lions and their natural habitats and how zoos provide lions with more natural surroundings while in captivity. They draw a picture of a lion in a habitat of their choice and add details to the scene's...
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Capture the Lion

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Capture the Lion is an adaptation of the much-loved game - Capture the Flag. This game could be adapted and called capture the: lion, seal, dog, cat, cow. You get the idea. The one big adaptation made in this version is that the captured...
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Color Me: El León

For Students Pre-K - 1st
Young Spanish language learners will love coloring this lion. The Spanish word for lion (el león) is written below the picture, so have your class practice saying it together before and after they color it!

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