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133 resources with the concept zoo animals

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Webcams in the Classroom: Animal Inquiry and Observation

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Boost observational skills with an inquiry-based lesson that takes scholars on a virtual field trip. With help from webcams, learners observe animals in a zoo or aquarium. Observations go into a journal and a discussion is held to review...
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The Flapper and the Panda

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What do a New York socialite and a panda bear cub have in common? An intriguing video from a larger playlist on mammals presents the story of America's first captive panda, Su Lin. Follow the adventurous tale from the bamboo forests of...
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These Crazy Cute Baby Turtles Want Their Lake Back

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Western pond turtles struggle to survive in areas with high pollution and invasive species. The video highlights how zoos help the turtles. and demonstrates a partnership between zoos and the environment around them. 
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Build Your Wild Self

For Students K - 5th Standards
Get wild with an interactive web site that challenges scholars to create their wildest self. Future wild things begin as an average person—eyes, mouth, clothes—then morph into animal attributes—horns, tails, wings—and end in the desert,...
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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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Zoo Animal Cages

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Build character and satisfy a sweet tooth with an activity that brings scholars together to build a cage for zoo animals using graham crackers, animals crackers, frosting, and licorice. 
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Around-The-World-Zoo

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Junior biologists design and maintain a website about a zoo by researching, classifying, and providing the correct habitats for the animals they choose to have in their zoo. This technology-based project can last over an entire semester...
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Baffling Biomes

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Learners, in groups, research the five major biomes: aquatic, desert, forests, grasslands and tundra. They visit a zoo and aquarium and then film footage of representative animals for their biomes. They create a movie of their research.
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Where Is the Tiger?

For Students Pre-K - K
Kindergartners develop their counting skills using a colorful, zoo-themed activity. After looking closely at the picture, learners circle all of the tigers, count them, and then write the answer in the circle provided. A great activity!
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My Zoo

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students promote a geographic region from around the world. In this geographic regions lesson plan, students choose a geographic location to promote travel to. Students research the region and the animals there. Students create a travel...
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First Grade Goes to the Zoo

For Teachers 1st
First graders summarize their trip to the zoo. For this summarizing lesson plan, 1st graders will study animals that they may see at the zoo including their characteristics and habitats. Once the trip is done, they create a word document...
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Bird Adaptations Pre-visit Activity for the Minnesota Zoo

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners participate in a hands-on activity in order to analyze how physical and behavioral adaptations help and organism survive. Through the activity they look at the different kinds of bird beaks and how they are adapted to the type...
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Zoo Animals

For Teachers K
Before a trip to the zoo, you can have your students complete these motivating activities. Learners listen to the book Do Pigs Have Stripes by Melanie Walsh, and classify a group of animals based on attributes. Then students draw a...
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Zoobilation

For Teachers K
Youngsters become familiar with zoo animals. They sort them into categories, and choose an animal to act out. Two zoo centers are created in the classroom that have examples of the animals for the pupils to play with. Then, they choose...
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The Invisible Zoo

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students differentiate cold and warm-blooded animals using infrared images. In this physics activity, students compare the images formed by infrared and visible light. They explain how scientists use infrared technology to study animals.
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Polar Bears in Captivity

For Students 3rd - 6th
For this polar bears worksheet, students answer short answer questions about how polar bear's needs are met at the zoo. Students complete 6 questions.
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Where Is the Alligator?

For Students Pre-K - K
In this counting worksheet, students analyze a picture of zoo animal toys. Students locate all of the alligators, circle them, and write the number that tells how many.
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Phonics at the Zoo

For Students Pre-K - 1st
In this /m/ sound activity, students examine the pictures of 5 zoo animals and color the pictures of the animals that begin with /m/.
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Matching Zoo Animals

For Students K
In this matching zoo animals worksheet, students look at three pictures of zoo animals and draw a line to match the animal with its name.
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September 9, 1963 - Ming Ming

For Students 7th - 8th
In this writing prompt worksheet, students learn that on September 9, 1963, the first giant panda was born in captivity at the Beijing Zoo. Students write about the advantages or disadvantages to animals who are born in captivity.
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Use Adjectives For Colors

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this adjectives worksheet, students complete 3 sentences with an adjective from the word box and then write about an animal in the zoo utilizing adjectives.
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Missing Words

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this fill in the blank/drawing activity, students select words from a wordbank in order to respond to the 5 questions and draw a picture for the last question.
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What Kind of Animal Is That? Scavenger Hunt

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this animals worksheet, students explore the Internet to access one specific website to locate the answers to match up five zoo animals to their descriptions.
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Biome Quiz

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students take a quiz on Biomes from the Minnesota Zoo. The Biome Quiz models the Biome Triangle in which they match twenty animals they researched and observed at the zoo with the different biomes they live in. The quiz includes an...