Animals And Behavior
In this animal behavior activity, students solve four different kinds of puzzles based on animal behavior vocabulary. There are 8 word scrambles, 6 analogies, 5 crazy eights and 5 short answer questions.
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Do Animals Mourn Their Dead?
Dolphin mothers whose babies have died have been photographed in the wild, holding their young above the water and staying with them for days in what scientists believe is a period of mourning. Viewers explore grief and the mourning...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Whales Breathe, Communicate... and Fart with Their Faces
Dr. Joy Reidenberg is an expert in comparative anatomy, but also quite relatable to preteens! Here, she lectures on echolocation by likening it to "farting with the face!" She explains with film, actual whale voice recordings, diagrams,...
6 mins 4th - 8th Science
Inside the Minds of Animals
Is it instinct and intelligence that divide animals from humans? What are they really thinking, and how do we define that? Check out this great video that discusses everything from Descartes' thoughts on the topic and Darwinian evolution...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable