Why Do Cats Act so Weird?

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Here, kitty kitty! Ever wonder why cats like to hide in unusual places, or why they purr? Watch a video that explains why cats act so strange!

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Instructional Ideas

  • Before viewing, have class members come up with a list of weird traits or behaviors they have observed their pets doing
  • As a class, brainstorm synonyms for hunt, relating to how cats hunt (e.g. stalk, capture, pounce, kill, snatch, attack)
Classroom Considerations

  • May be difficult for some viewers to relate to if they do not own or have not had interactions with a cat
Pros

  • Video is accompanied by a quiz to check for understanding, links for further research, and two discussion questions
  • Develops a better understanding of cat behaviors
Cons

  • None