Too Many Bears on My Mountain

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After listening to the book, Blueberries for Sal, pupils engage in an activity designed to illustrate how much space, food, and water a black bear needs to survive. They take part in a simulation that has them collect small purple pom-poms that are supposed to represent berries. Groups of pupils get together and estimate how many pom-poms the bear would need each day, then conduct some math activities designed to show them how many pounds of berries a bear usually eats in a day. A good, cross-curricular lesson!

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Grade
Pre-K - 2nd
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
30 mins
Instructional Strategies
Collaborative Learning
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