Anthrozoology Teacher Resources

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Ecosystems

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Five lessons take high schoolers on a journey through Australia’s ecosystems. They investigate the relationships between different organisms, examine factors that affect population sizes, and consider how energy flows into and out of an...
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Invertebrates

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Introduce young zoologists to invertebrates with a video collection from Nature League, hosted by Britt Garner. The narrator identifies the major characteristics of invertebrates alongside their positions on the phylogenetic tree....
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Multimedia Discovery Missions

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The Multimedia Discovery Missions collection is a series of 13 interactive presentations and activities that introduce young geologists and oceanographers to fundamental concepts involving the Earth’s crust and ocean sea life. Benthos,...
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Regents High School Examination: Living Environment 2003

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The living environment, from the interior of a cell to the complex relationships among populations, are queried in this final examination. Learners look at air pollution maps, diagrams of cells, population graphs, and drawing of cells....
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“I Can’t Live Without You!” A Close-up Examination of Microorganisms Involved in Mutually Beneficial Symbiotic Relationships

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
To gain an understanding of symbiotic relationships that exhibit nature working together, scholars create slides of three different microorganisms working in symbiotic relationships. Through careful observation, they learn why termites,...
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Developing a Media Campaign

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers identify necessary elements involved with campaigning. In this media analysis lesson plan, they consider how political and social messages are passed through visual messages and advertisements. They identlfy the impact...
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Sibling Relationships in the Animal World

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students research sibling relationships in the animal world. In this animal science lesson, students read the book, Sisters and Brothers: Sibling Relationships in the Animal World and discuss the sibling relationships. Students choose an...
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Shark Attack

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students study the white shark and the red triangle.  In this critical thinking instructional activity students assess the validity of facts about sharks and create a public service announcement either promoting shark or human protection.
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Animals and Humans Say the Darnedest Things

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Learners explore and analyze human and animal communications and create a short film that illustrates their findings.
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Animal Adaptations

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students create a story based on a picture of a pet and its owner.  In this animal adaptation instructional activity, students discuss their responses to the picture they have been given, in small groups.  Students discuss their ideas...
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The Return of Gray Wolves to Yellowstone National Park: Right or Wrong?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Should gray wolves be removed from Yellowstone National Park? After researching the complex relationships between the various habitats and species at Yellowstone National Park,  including humans, class members take a position on the...
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Computational Chemistry—Chemistry Now

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
Can some plants make their own animal repellents? Science sleuths examine the properties of cinnamamide in pear trees using an case study about computational chemistry. The resource discusses how vital computers are to research, how...
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Exploring Ecosystems

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students examine the relationships between plants, animals, and the environment in ecosystems. They sort animal cards, collect natural materials from the schoolyard, and record an ecosystem web in the form of a poster.
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Contemporary: Accelerating Global Change and Realignments

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
The twentieth century was marked by two distinct forces: conflict and progress. Examine the ways that wars and technological competition, industrialization and decolonization, and all antecedent forces and relationships to this point led...
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Sustainable Marine Fisheries

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Through a fishing simulation, environmentalists discover consequences of over fishing. Afterward, they discuss how the activity relates to the impact of real-life commercial fishing. They also consider sustainability in the fishing...
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Folktales and Ecology: Animals and Humans in Cooperation and Conflict

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Story elements such as conflict, character analysis, resolution, and moral are discussed and charted as elementary children read folktales involving animals. An element of science is also introduced as learners discover what a keystone...
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The Transportation Game

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate food production and factory farming. In this animal welfare lesson, students read assigned text based upon animal cruelty during farm transportation and identify laws that have been enacted to fight that. Students...
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The Power of the Environment in Our Lives

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners participate in a series of activities designed to demonstrate the differences between symbiotic and parasitic relationships. They discuss the differences and catergorize man's relationship with nature.
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Just "Kid"ding Around: The Truth About Goats

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students examine goats, and read a book based on their history. In this animal lesson, students discover the history of the goat, and complete several activities based on the students' knowledge of the animal.
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Bird Brained?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers identify general abilities that indicate animal cognitive intelligence. In this biology lesson, students create an intelligence testing challenge for ravens. They compare its ability to that of a crow.
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Dare to Care for a Grizzly Bear

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Learners examine the relationship between humans and grizzly bears. In this biology lesson plan, students research about the bear's habits and living environment. They write a letter to the US Fish and Wildlife Service petitioning them...
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Arctic Smorgasbord

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Though the walrus spends roughly one third of its time on land, it eats organisms that live on the bottom of the ocean. The first in a series of five, the lesson uses a variety of plant and animal cards to have scholars build an arctic...
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Searching for Mysis Shrimp - Field Trip

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Surely, the biggest fish in the lake will benefit from a meal of big, tasty shrimp! Take biology scholars on a trip to Flathead Lake in the second of a five-part Invertebrates series. Scientists currently studying the lake take the...
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What do Animals Eat?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Cats and dogs throw up after eating grass because their digestive system isn't built to process these fibrous proteins. The activity allows pupils to explore animal feeding habits. Scholars discuss and define carnivores, omnivores, and...

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