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Animal Themed Teaching Resources

Incorporate students' natural curiosity about animals in your class with lessons and printables on sea life, endangered species, wildlife, and more. Educate them about animal behavior, biology, life…  learn more

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Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens

The Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden is committed to supporting teachers, students, and families around the world. Below, you will find resources to engage learners in grades pre-K…  learn more

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Live Programs for Young Animal Lovers

From Smithsonian’s National Zoo’s Conservation Biology Institute, Conservation Classroom is a collection of lessons for K–5 students that include live virtual programs each month, from September through May. Each lesson has four elements: Wonder (preprogram videos that introduce the monthly…  learn more

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Conservation Classroom

Smithsonian’s National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute. Conservation Classroom is a collection of monthly lessons for K-5 students. Each lesson has four elements: wonder, engage, act and connect.…  learn more

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PBS Learning Media: Cool Ways Animals Adapt For the Winter

Spot on Science shares how animals survive the winter, including warm layers, hibernation, and torpor.  learn more

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18 Enchanting Horse Books and Series for Kids of All Ages

Do you know a budding equestrian or a child otherwise fascinated with horses? Have you ever been in the company of a child when passing or driving by…  learn more

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Research Polar Animals: Exploring Animal Adaptations Project-Based Learning Unit

A Comprehensive Lesson on Animal Adaptations. Research and explore the unique adaptations of polar animals, experiment with different types of adaptations, and design, create, and demonstrate an "adaptation"…  learn more

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Surviving Winter: Animal Adaptation Strategies | Mountain Lake Journal

Join naturalist Mark Fraser on a nature walk to see how the animals of the Adirondack Park in upstate New York prepare for the tough winter ahead and…  learn more