Refine Your Results

Content Curators

Grades

Subjects

Resource Types

Standards

184 resources with the concept bears

Lesson Planet

News Bearly Fit to Print

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
There are an average of three human fatalities by bears in North America every year, which is low when you compare it to the 26 killed by dogs and the 90 killed by lightning annually. The lesson encourages researching human-bear...
Lesson Planet

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...
3:46
Lesson Planet

Bears

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Take a good look into the lives of bears in this video. It focuses on polar bears and kodiaks. Did you know the reflection of the sun is what makes polar bear fur white?
5:18
Lesson Planet

Quake Pandas Hanging On

For Teachers 4th - 12th
After a huge, devastating earthquake in China, not only were humans affected, but wildlife was left in danger as well. People were particularly concerned about the nation's famous pandas. This video provides a great view of this nation's...
2:45
Lesson Planet

Bear Attack

For Teachers 4th - 12th
In Kodiak, a bear attack is very rare. However, in this video, an unfortunate hunter is attacked. Can your class research and make conclusions as to what happened after watching?
4:28
Lesson Planet

Oceans: Arctic

For Teachers 4th - 8th
By 2100, it is projected that nearly all of the Arctic's sea ice will be lost. Explore this region and learn about the effects of global warming on our polar bears, ring seals, whales, and narwhals. What will happen to our arctic sea...
Lesson Planet

Why Do Bears Sleep All Winter?

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

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,...
Lesson Planet

Treasured Stories by Eric Carle

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Explore the works of Eric Carle with a set of four lessons focused around the stories, Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, Papa, Please Get the Moon For Me, and The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Young readers develop a storyboard,...
2:10
Lesson Planet

Which Bear Is Best?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Is it survival of the fittest, or just luck? The video focuses on two examples, bears and ferrets, living in North America and Asia. It explains which animals are thriving and which are in danger of going extinct and the reasons. 
Lesson Planet

All About Bears

For Students 1st Standards
Want to know all about bears? Read a passage about the way they look, how they live, and their lifestyles. The reading passage is followed by questions that ask what baby bears are called and in what ways some bears are different, to...
Lesson Planet

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. 
Lesson Planet

Word Search Match

For Students K - 5th Standards
Go beyond a traditional word search with a clue matching, word search combo. Scholars read clues, write the word that matches, then search for the word in a puzzle. Clues and words offer insight into the life of polar bears.
Lesson Planet

Polar Bear Crossword

For Students K - 5th Standards
Show what you know about polar bears with a 10-question crossword puzzle. Questions pertain to a polar bears' habitat, food source, and more!
Lesson Planet

Test Your Science Knowledge!

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Challenge the knowledge of your young scientists with this colelction of online quizzes based on the Magic School Bus series. Covering a wide range of topics from insects to outer space, this resource is a quick and easy way to assess...
Lesson Planet

Bearly Any Ice

For Teachers 5th - 8th
After reviewing food chains, your class members participate in an arctic predator-prey game that exemplifies the impact of climate change of food availability. If you are in a hurry, skip this lesson, but if you have the time to...
Lesson Planet

Arctic Survivor

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
This game-based lesson explores the impact of climate change on polar bear habitats. Learners become polar bears and role play the gathering of needs for survival. An included “Changes to Habitat Spinner” determines one of the results of...
Lesson Planet

My Mini Book About …

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
This is one of several printable pages on which little life scientists can write out their research on an assigned animal. The highlighted page is for alligator research, but several other animal pages are included as other materials....
3:23
Lesson Planet

Arctic Melt Time Lapse

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Arctic melt is revealed in this dramatic video that shows an arctic ice cap becoming open sea and islands. Its effects on polar bears are narrated. Great for an environmental studies class or simply to raise awareness of global warming.
Lesson Planet

Introduce Vocabulary: Black Bear Cub (Lind)

For Teachers K - 3rd
Kids love reading stories! There are many opportunities to learn new words in context as budding readers listen to Alan Lind's story Black Bear Cub. They focus on seven nature-related vocabulary terms: cub, den, forage, lure, scarce,...
Lesson Planet

Polar Bear Adaptation

For Teachers 2nd - 12th
Students use polar bear images from Pics4Learning, along with information found on the Internet, to discover the reasons why polar bears are well adapted to their environment. In this well-conceived instructional activity, students view...
Lesson Planet

Polar Bears in Peril - Climate Change Culprit?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the changes in sea ice over several years. In this life science activity, students review and examine 20 years of data. They use Excel to graph data and analyze trends.
Lesson Planet

Blubber Mittens:Adaptation to Cold Climates

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students get a first hand look at the benefit of a "blubber layer" in cold climates through a simulation using vegetable shortening and icy water. Through this simulation, students examine how adaptations help organisms survive.
Lesson Planet

Zoo-Goers Ready to Greet Baby Panda

For Students 2nd - 6th
The Smithsonian's National Zoo, also known as the Washington Zoo, is one of the oldest zoos in the United States. Youngsters read and discuss a news article about Tai Shan, baby panda that was one of the zoos most famous residents. They...