Lesson Plans

Biodiversity

Ocean


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Disneynature OCEANS Educators’ Guide

DVD with Activity Guide

Grades 2 – 6

Published in 2010

Disneynature OCEANS Educators’ Guide Disneynature OCEANS Activity Guide Lessons for grades 2-6 on earth science, life science, physical science, chemistry, and geography Oceans DVD

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Marine Wildlife-Treasures in the Sea-A Educator’s Guide to Teaching Marine Biodiversity

Grade 3 – 6

Published in 2009

Marine Wildlife-Treasures in the Sea-A Educator’s Guide to Teaching Marine Biodiversity Lessons from American Museum of Natural History on oceans, coastal waters, and estuaries using science, social studies, language arts, mathematics, and art

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Finding Nemo-Educators Guide

Lesson Plan

Grades K-3

Published in 2009

A multi-subject collection of lessons, aligned to National Science Standards, for kindergarten through third grade focusing on ocean ecosystems, plants and animalsFinding Nemo Educators Guide-for educators
Mr. Ray’s Ocean Explorer’s Guide
How Can you help Ocean Plants and Animals
Ocean Food Chains-Kindergarten-3rd grade- SMARTboard activity*
Ocean Food Chains – 2nd and 3rd grade – SMARTboard activity*
*These activities are intended for use with a SMARTBoard and can only be opened using SMARTBoard Software. They will not open properly on a computer that does not have SMARTBoard software.

Rainforests


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Deep Jungle Lesson Plans

Grade 5 – 8

DVD & Lesson Plan

Published in 2005

Deep Jungle Lesson Plans PBS provides lesson plans for a three-part miniseries that goes deep into jungles around the world, following the intrepid explorers and scientists who are committed to unraveling the secrets that lie within. Working their way through the many layers in the fantastic web of life in the jungles, they encounter the unexpected and the unbelievable. Deep Jungle DVD jungle

PBS-forces of nature

Forces of the Nature teacher guide

DVD & Teacher guide

Grade 5 – 8

Published in 1998

Forces of the Nature teacher guides Teacher guides to accompany America’s Public Broadcasting Station (PBS) television programs about the powerful natural forces of Earth Forces of Nature DVD

African Wildlife


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African Animals Web of Life Activity

Lesson Plan for visitors of the Ziwa Rhino Sanctuary

Grade 4-6

Published in 2009

African Animals Web of Life Activity An activity designed by Disney’s Animal Kingdom for primary 4-6 to show connections between African plants and animals

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Africa Wildlife-Primary 3 Lesson Plan designed by Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Lesson Plan for Uganda children

Grade 3

Published in 2010

Materials for activities in the lesson
Who Am I?
Food, Water, Shelter
You Can Protect Wildlife

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Africa Wildlife-Primary 5 Lesson Plan designed by Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Lesson Plan for Kalinzu Forest Reserve

All ages

Published in 2004

Materials for activities in the lesson
How Big is Africa
Wildlife Diversity
Threats to Wildlife
Help Protect Wildlife

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Africa Wildlife-Primary 6 Lesson Plan designed by Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Lesson plan for Budongo Forest Reserve

Grade 6

Published in 2006

Materials for activities in the lesson
How Big is Africa
Classifying Wildlife
Threats to Wildlife
Help Protect Wildlife

Madagascar


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Madagascar Biodiversity Partnership

Lesson Plans

Grades 1-5

Published in 2010

Information on a in-situ suitcase and lessons designed by Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo, for Malagasy primary school children

Evolution


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Biodiversity and Evolution Triumph of Life

Web film Teacher Guide

Grades 5 -8

Published in 2001

Teacher guides to accompany America’s Public Broadcasting Station (PBS) television program, Biodiversity and Evolution, which shows how life forms have changed throughout time Triumph of Life web film

Adaptations


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Symbiotic Strategies

Web video lesson plan

Grades 9-12

Published in 2008

Video segments and lesson plan accompanying PBS’s ‘The Secret World of Sharks and Rays’ The lesson plan focuses on symbiosis and ecological relationships

Ugly

Ugly? Says Who?

Web video lesson plan

Grades 2 – 4

Published in 2008

In this lesson students will vote for what they consider to be the ugliest animal, observe the animal’s features and predict how the animal’s unique features help it to survive, and create a critter guide that features an ugly’ animal.

Asian Wildlife


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Siamang, Frog, and Tiger Activity Kids’ Discovery Club – Disney’s Animal Kingdom

At Facility

3 – 8 year olds

Published in 2009

Lesson plan to accompany a vocalization-based activity designed for 3-8 year olds to identify 3 animals that come from Asia using recordings of their vocalizations