Zoology Teacher Resources

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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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Zoology Word Search Puzzle

For Students 8th - 10th
In this zoology worksheet, students define, study and discuss nine key terms associated with zoology. Students circle each key term in a word search puzzle.
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Zoology Word Search

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this word search learning exercise, learners locate words related to the zoology. The word list includes class echinoidea, pedicellaria, and paleozoic.
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Zoology Word Search Puzzle

For Teachers 6th - 8th
In this science activity, students look for the words that are related to the concept of zoology that is reviewed in the sheet. They also acquire new vocabulary.
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Fields in the Life Sciences

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Many fields of study require a specialty and a sub-specialty as you progress through your education. Scholars learn about six sub-specialties of life science. From botany to zoology, our knowledge of the world of living organisms expands...
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A Model for Natural Selection- Spaghetti Worms

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Does the early bird really get the worm? If so, which color of worm does it prefer? In an exciting and easy week-long field investigation, young field biologists set up a one square meter feeding area for birds. If you have a webcam,...
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Zoology

For Students 5th - 6th
In this zoology word search, students find 30 words. This is a very difficult puzzle with complicated science vocabulary, but there is a word bank.
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The Animals

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders participate in a virtual field trip to the San Diego Zoo and complete various computer lab excercises to expand their understanding.
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Zoology Word Search Puzzle

For Teachers 6th - 8th
In this literacy worksheet, students practice looking for the words that are related to the idea that is focused upon in the sheet. The skill of spelling is used and vocabulary increases.
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Zoo-Logical

For Students 7th
In this zoology worksheet, 7th graders read the information about the animal discoveries. Students then complete the word scramble chart to list the reptiles, their habitats, and the month they were found.
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Zoology Mysteries

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders examine the life cycle of plants and animals. In this life cycle lesson, 2nd graders watch a PowerPoint presentation and students discuss the characteristics of camels, crickets and fleas. Students review facts about...
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We're Zoologists!

For Teachers K
Students listen to story, "Never, Ever Shout in a Zoo," by Karma Wilson, practice finding information from Internet, write information about one chosen zoo animal, draw picture of their zoo animal, pair up and read their My Zoo Animal...
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Speciation

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Why can't mules have babies? Answer this—and other burning animal kingdom mysteries—with a short, sweet speciation video! Zoology scholars examine the ins and out of evolution, the role geography plays in inheritable traits, and, most of...
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Vertebrate Circulatorium

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
When you get to the heart of the matter, you learn a lot about an organism by studying its circulatory system! A perfect resource for a zoology or anatomy class, the simulation gives users a peek inside a variety of vertebrates to...
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"A Typical Day at Seaworld" one day visit

For Teachers 4th
Explore the business side of careers in zoological or marine parks. Learners use the internet, field trips, and their research skills to develop an understanding of what skills are needed to work in an animal park environment.
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Origin of The Species versus Zoological Philosophy

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students engage in a variety of activities to investigate evolution as a theory. The many factors to consider in the validity of the theory are examined. The backbone of this lesson plan is the research process taught to students.
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Zoos and Captive Breeding

For Students 6th - 8th
After reading pages 470-472 of an unspecified textbook, students compare statements about zoos and captive breeding to information presented in text for statements of truth. Students change statements that are false so that the...
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The Map of Biology

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Many define biology as the study of life but can't agree on a definition of life. Trying to explain all of the domains and subdomains of biology seems a bit easier than defining life. See a full map of the topics covered by the general...
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Endangered Species Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders gain a better understanding of endangered species. This instructional activity requires a field trip to the North Carolina Zoological park. At the park, 7th graders use a worksheet imbedded in this plan to identify and...
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Fisher Dissection: Harvard Adventures, Part 2

For Students 6th - Higher Ed Standards
What can we learn about the evolution of mammals from a fisher? An engaging video from Brain Scoop's fossils and geology series illustrates the anatomical features of mammals through the dissection of a fisher. Content includes the...
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Real-Life Math | Zoo Keeper, Hoofstock

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Zoos are a great place to learn about math (and see cute animals, too). Part of a larger Real-Life Math series, an informative video, which has a zookeeper describe math in her job, sets the stage for the lesson. Learners answer...
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Being a Zoologist: Sandra Olsen

For Students 6th - 12th
Are your students wild about horses? Then introduce them Sandra Olsen, a  zooarchaeologist, who has been studying horses and the people who herd them. Ms Olsen responds to 15 interview questions and details how she goes about her...
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Classifying, Wild or Domestic?

For Teachers 1st
First graders examine features of animals and the environments in which they live. In this zoology lesson plan, 1st graders sort pictures of animals by wild or domestic, make collages using the pictures, and discuss why the animals are...
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It Takes All Kinds!

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars view video clips and observe similarities and differences between animals. They sort animals into groups for a zoo. They make a graph of their observations and review scientific classifications.

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