Students draw some conclusions about Predators. They create a learning environment that stimulates a quest for knowledge and acts as a great motivation technique. In this lesson the environment is a large space for role-playing.
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Mountain Lions in Arizona Lesson 2: The Lion as Predator - Feast of Plenty
Middle and high schoolers examine the basics of a mountain lion's diet by examining food chains and food webs. Learners are each assigned one of the lion's prey species and they must construct a food chain for this animal. They see how a...
6th - 12th Science
Mountain Lions in Arizona Lesson 1: The Lion as a Predator - Agile as a Cat
Middle school zoologists compare their physical abilities to those of a mountain lion. They record jump height and distance. Next, they measure their peripheral vision and hearing. They discover that their abilities do not even begin to...
5th - 8th Science
Should Humans Deliberately Interfere in the Balance of Predator-Prey Relationships?
In this predator-prey worksheet, students read an article about hunting and hunting laws. Students then determine if humans should interfere with the predator-prey relationship and the balance of nature. This worksheet has 5 short answer...
6th - 10th Science
Why Does Your Cat's Tongue Feel Like Sandpaper?
A cat's tongue makes a purr-fect grooming tool. But why are cats such obsessive groomers? Discover the many advantages a clean, silky coat gives these predators in a short video. With reasons that range from skin health to remaining...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
From the Top of the Food Chain Down: Rewilding Our World
A eloquent narrative and unique animation expound on the megafauna and megaflora that once dominated the planet and helped keep ecosystems in balance. Is there anything that can be done to undo the damage we've done? The speaker proposes...
5 mins 6th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Survival of the Fastest: Predator and Prey in the African Savannah
Learners explore the predator-prey relationship using an interactive game. In this biology lesson, students compare their physical attributes. They explain how predators develop to make it stronger and efficient as hunters. Each group...
5th - 8th Science