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16 resources with the keyterm zoos

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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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Baffling Biomes

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students, 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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Elsa the Lioness

For Students 7th - 12th
Elsa is a lioness who was raised by humans in the 1950's. The Adamsons took her in after George Adamson reluctantly killed her mother. Elsa did return to the wild but maintained a very strong bond with the Adamsons until her death in...
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Around Your Town

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students use web sites to find information. In this geography instructional activity, students brainstorm a list of places in their community, talk about the way zoos are organized and explore the uniqueness of the fifty states in the...
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Zoo Vet

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers come up with a list of all the animals that might be found in a zoo. They think of all the things that a zoo needs to do and provide for each animal. They discuss what the role of any zoo should be. They design a healthy...
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Home Away From Home

For Teachers K - 4th
Students discover some of the threats to tigers in the wild and some of the challenges of keeping them in wildlife preserves and zoos. They then sketch and explain their designs for sensible tiger enclosures in zoos.
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Design A Zoo

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders view a PowerPoint created by the teacher which classifies animals based on habitats. After the presentation, student groups design and create a floor plan of a zoo. In this animal habitat lesson, 3rd graders research...
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Miscellaneous Word Problems 49

For Students 5th
In this miscellaneous worksheet, 5th graders complete multiple choice word problems about food prices, zoos, and more. Students complete 15 problems.
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Zoos and Captive Breeding

For Students 6th - 8th
After reading pages 470-472 of an unspecified textbook, students compare statements about zoos and captive breeding to information presented in text for statements of truth. Students change statements that are false so that the...
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Our Five Senses

For Teachers K
Students identify their five senses and how the are used everyday. As a class, they develop a list of sounds they hear at a zoo and compare them with a list of sounds they hear at a park or school. They create an instrument on their...
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Exploring Zoo Animals

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students research topics related to zoos and zoo animals. They compare and contrast the size of animals, make a book of facts about bears, draw snakes, and write animal stories and poetry. They complete a series of writing and creative...
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Creating Zoos and Habitats

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students design a model zoo. They discuss the pros and cons of zoos and work in groups to design a natural habitat for a zoo animal. They create models, write animal reports and present their research to the class.
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Zoo Animal Facts

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students create a fact sheet naming an animal's habitat, distinguishing characteristics, eating type, country of origin, and any interesting information that they research. They illustrate their fact sheet and sheets are compiled into a...
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Dear Zookeeper

For Teachers 1st
First graders listen to the book, Dear Zoo. Working in groups, they develop a list of at least three zoo mammals. They write a letter to a zookeeper using four parts, which include a heading, body, closing and signature.
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Getting To Know You:learning the Aza Ssp Terminology

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students discover the role zoos play in conservation of animals. They research the captive breeding programs that are in place at the Minnesota Zoo. They use the zoo's website to find the American Zoo and Aquarium Associations criteria...
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Working-with-Animals Careers

For Teachers 1st
First graders list and discuss careers that involve working with animals and draw pictures of careers that interest them. They compare and contrast domestic and wild animals.