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68 resources with the concept hibernation

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It's Not Easy Being Grizz

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Grizzly bears can be up to 600 pounds and require a great deal of food, especially to survive hibernation. Comprised of multiple games, the third lesson of five only uses one setup. Pupils run around a large field, sorting and collecting...
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Will He See His Shadow? Groundhog Day Activities

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th Standards
What a fantastic collection of activities for celebrating Groundhog Day! This resource includes a variety of holiday reading selections, groundhog facts, links to printables, story comprehension lessons, and much more!
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Why Do Bears Sleep All Winter?

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th Standards
Hibernation is the focus of a instructional activity that looks closely at bears. A read-aloud introduces the instructional activity's topic with an engaging picture book. A whole-class discussion answers who, what, where, when, why, and...
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Hibernation

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
What is hibernation? Which animals hibernate and which don't? A 40-page packet on hibernation includes graphic organizers, reading passages and pictures about animals that hibernate, task cards, templates for a hibernation booklet,...
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Seasonal Science: Hibernation

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Without access to water, humans survive only a few days yet animals that hibernate seem to survive without water for months. Learn how animals survive hibernation in a video that is part of the Seasonal Science series. It addresses many...
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How Does Hibernation Work?

For Students 3rd - 12th Standards
Did you know animals hibernate all around the world, even in the deserts and tropical rain forests? How do these animals reach extreme body temperatures and undergo a decreased heart rate that would be deadly to non-hibernating animals?...
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The Ladybug Love-In: A Valentine's Special

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Ladybugs live alone most of the year but gather together for winter. An informative video explains that this gathering serves two purposes: mating and hibernating. 
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Birds that Hibernate in Lakes?!

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Birds seem to disappear at various times of the year, and many early theories about this phenomenon turned out to be wrong. The video introduces two of these theories as well as how scientists learned the truth. It explains a few...
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A Cold Bear

For Students 1st Standards
Who is the main character and how does this character prepare for winter? As learners read a short passage, they think about how the bear is preparing for hibernation and respond to five questions about what they read.
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Where do Bears go in Winter?

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Do bears really sleep for an entire season? Six multiple choice questions and a drawing activity make up a worksheet that tests scholars' comprehension skills after reading about bears during winter. 
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Winter Survival/Hike

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Hibernation isn't just about staying fed, it's about staying warm. Young environmentalists explore the importance of staying warm in the wilderness with a short lesson about surviving in the wild. Using gelatin to represent warm-blooded...
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A Time for All Seasons - Winter

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
As the days get shorter and a chill enters the air, it's time to start teaching your little ones about the wondrous winter season. Through a series of teacher demonstrations, whole-class read alouds and discussions, and hands-on...
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Blubber Mits - Tundra Adaptions

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
There are not many plants and animals that can survive the cold, harsh conditions of the tundra. This collection of activities and reading passages helps young scientists understand the unique characteristics that allow these amazing...
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A Time for All Seasons - Spring

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Celebrate the arrival of spring with this fun primary grade science unit. Engaging young scientists with a variety of hands-on activities and inquiry-based investigations, these lessons are a great way to teach children about seasonal...
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Weather Watch Activity Guide: Groundhog Day

For Teachers K - 8th Standards
Exactly what do groundhogs know about weather? Not as much as your science students will after completing these lessons and activities that cover everything from the earth's rotation and the creation of shadows, to cloud...
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Groundhog Day

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Don't miss this resource when Groundhog Day arrives! Youngsters read the book Groundhog Day by Gail Gibbons and practice reading comprehension skills, and then choose from a series of engaging, cross-curricular activities to help...
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Groundhog Day

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th Standards
A simple activity for a simple, but special, holiday. Young learners read a brief history of Groundhog Day, practice reading aloud, and then discuss how shadows are formed.
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Animal Adaptations: Migration and Hibernation

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
When winter comes, animals are faced with two choices: migrate to a warmer climate or hibernate until spring arrives. Explore these interesting animal behaviors with the learning activities in this elementary life science lesson. To...
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Who Is Hibernating?

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Young scientists explore the wintertime behavior of common animals with this presentation on hibernation. Offering clear explanations about the who, what, where, when, and why regarding hibernation, this resource is perfect for primary...
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Hibernation

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Explain the process behind animal hibernation. This text-rich presentation provides clear information related to weather, animal behaviors, and their coping mechanisms.
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Animal Anti-Freeze

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine possible sites where an animal could safely hibernate during the winter. In this winter hibernation lesson, students select a place for their imaginary animals (made of gelatin) to safely stay without freezing.
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How do animals survive winter?

For Teachers K - 6th
Young scholars make a chart about hibernation. In this hibernation lesson plan, students discuss hibernation and read about it. Then they fill in a chart about how different animals know when and how to hibernate.
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Hibernation and Torpor

For Students 7th - 10th
In this hibernation worksheet, students read about the differences between hibernation and torpor. Then students determine how long it takes for an animal to warm up or cool down its body. Students complete 4 short answer questions.
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Taiga

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this taiga worksheet, students read a short article describing what a taiga is and then answer 10 multiple choice, true or false or short answer questions relating to the article.