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For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Viewers learn about adaptations of plants, animals, and humans through a collection of four Animal League videos. Host Britt Garner discusses behavioral and physical adaptations like camouflage. Also featured are unique adaptions like...
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Night Friends - American Bats

For Teachers K - 8th
Bats are a misunderstood species. Pupils learn about the characteristics of bats in a three-part lesson. They begin by examining the adaptations of different types of bats, then explore the misconceptions humans have about the species....
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Day and Night in the World

For Students 1st - 5th Standards
How do different parts of the world experience day and night? Introduce scholars to the concept of global citizenship while teaching about animal behavior with discussion of nocturnal and diurnal animals. Then, learners complete...
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Increasing Night Life of Mammals - De-Natured

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How do animals avoid predators, including humans, if they can't move to a new habitat? The third video in a four-part series explains a recently published article on the topic of adaptations. Many mammals shift their schedules to a more...
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In Search of Night Life

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Take a tour through the Amazon rain forest at night! A video leads an expedition through a rain forest highlighting the nocturnal wildlife. The participants find reptiles, arachnids, insects, and more during their journey.
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Two Bats and a Spider

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What creatures lurk in the rainforest at night? Meet three of them in one short video. Part of a playlist exploring mammals, the video presents a look at night research in the Amazon. Scientists locate and photograph two bat species and...
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Bat News

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Get the bat facts with a short nonfiction reading passage. After reading the passage, readers respond to questions that focus on main idea, inferencing, vocabulary in context, and author's purpose.
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How Do Animals See in the Dark?

For Students 3rd - 8th
How can nocturnal animals see at night? Bigger eyes? More photoreceptors? Use this video to discover the amazing ways animals have adapted in order to see at night.
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Soar with Bats: A Science Explorations Activity |

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
This easy-to-navigate interactive lesson of bats includes activities, research, and informational text that captures the audience. Perfect for engaging young minds during the fall months.  
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They See with Their Ears

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Sometimes bats get a bad rap, even though they are fascinating creatures! Teach your class about echolocation with a reading passage. After reading, class members respond to five questions based on the text.
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Magic School Bus Going Batty

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Have a scary adventure with a set of reading activities based on Joanna Cole's The Magic School Bus Going Batty! Several worksheets encourage kids to predict what they will learn with a KWL chart, examine the new vocabulary words from...
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I'm Batman

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
When you think about bats, what comes to mind? Vampires? Rabies? After watching this short video you'll have a whole new appreciation for these terribly misunderstood mammals.
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Who's Hooting?

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students in a special education class examine the nocturnal animals in their local area. Individually, they use the internet to research owls and share it with the class. To end the lesson plan, they use construction paper to make a...
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Night Shine

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students explore aquatic animals that are attracted to light. In this science instructional activity, students observe how aquatic animals respond to light at night. Students search for aquatic animals in the dark and attempt to catch...
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Blind as a Bat?

For Teachers K - 5th
Imagine using your ears and voice to see. That is what bats do with echolocation. Demonstrate how echolocation works with this fun game for your classroom. Buzz, buzz!
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Night Eyes

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders identify nocturnal animals based on specific characteristics. In this animals lesson, 5th graders observe an area at night using flashlights. Students record their findings and discuss as a group. 
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Nocturnal vs. Diurnal Animals

For Teachers 1st
First graders identify nocturnal and diurnal animals. In this animal lesson, 1st graders discuss the differences between animals that are active during the day and those that are active at night. Students write summaries about their...
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Daytime/Nighttime Animals

For Teachers K - 1st
In this Daytime/Nighttime Animals worksheet, students cut out 7 animals and past them in a section labeled "Daytime Animals" or "Nighttime Animals." Students may color in the pictures.
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Nocturnal Animals Lesson #4: Owls

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students investigate the owl food chain. They discuss owl facts, explore various websites, dissect an owl pellet, create a picture of the owl food chain, read the book, "Owl Babies," and write an owl poem.
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Animals Active at Night

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students identify animals that are active at night and the reasons why. They examine the features needed to be a nocturnal animal. They create a representation of one of the animals.
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Where Do I Go At Night?

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students describe the requirements of daytime and nightime animals for survival. They identify any behaviors that assist in the animal surviving. They create a representation for the class to view.
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Comprehension Assessment - Animals Awake at Night

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Which animals stay awake only at night? Practice reading comprehension using this nocturnal animals worksheet, which has learners read a selection entitled, "Animals Awake at Night." They answer 5 multiple-choice questions that show...
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For Teachers 4th - 12th
Learners investigate the different types of sundials and their history.  In this shadows and time of day lesson students build their own sundials. 
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Who Goes There?

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students discover behaviors of nocturnal animals. In this animal behavior instructional activity, students conduct a night time experiment with black light tracing materials to observe nocturnal animal behavior in the wild.