Students, through hands on games and activities, discover how bats live and how bats benefit ecosystems. They play a game designed to show them how echolocation works and another to show how mother bats locate their young through their scent.
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From Salmonberry to Sagebrush - Exploring Oregon’s Native Plants
Take a deep dive into Oregon's ecosystems, plants, and changes from the past to the future. Many hands-on activities in an environmental science unit delight scholars, including creating a field guide for a local park. The in-depth study...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
California Kelp Forest Restoration
This unit is so cool, you won't be able to "kelp" yourself! Intended for all grades, this science and activity guide for teachers offers a unique opportunity to understand kelp's role as a valuable ecological resource. Teachers and...
K - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Why do Bats Transmit so many Diseases like Ebola?
In many different areas of the world, bats spread diseases that kill humans. Understanding how this happens may be the key to our survival. The video explains the diseases carried by bats, how they spread to other species, and the reason...
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Population Ecology: The Texas Mosquito Mystery
While 80 percent of people with West Nile Virus show no symptoms, in severe cases, it causes death by infecting the membranes around the spinal cord and brain. The video starts by making population ecology relevant. It includes density...
12 mins 7th - 12th Science