How will you bring the excitement of the animal kingdom to your classroom.
Students will love learning about animals as they turn investigator and conduct animal research in Animal Inquiry and Inquiry. Use this tool to enhance student inquiry in research at the elementary level. The graphic organizer invites students to explore four facets of animals with writing prompts that help organize research questions as well as to record findings. Lessons that use this interactive are also included. Grades 3-6
Do you have any webcams that you have your students watch?
As some one who grew in the "wild" i thought that the package of resources and "history lessons" were a good brain check for me. Now with a two year old who has NO fear i can show stuff like this on Thinkfinity and not have to GO into the wild again. Thanks for sharing those features.
At home, with our almost-4 and almost-7 year old, we will:
Reading through this discussion reminded me of this interactive "A Touch of Class" A great way for kids to classify animals. FUN!
Thank you for posting this resource. It is one of Colorado teachers' favorite interactives for students grades 3-5 or ages 8-10. With so many schools now obtaining interactive white boards, teachers are looking for just this kind of Verizon Thinkfinity resource to use with their students.
The desire for children to interact with wildlife and the natural world is ongoing...
one of our offerings here at NEH is this Picturing America resource guide on the lovely classic Audubon engraving: American Flamingo 1838 from his Birds of America series. There are a number of terrific teaching activities included here.
Though National Wildlife Week has passed this summer you can celebrate the natural world captured by Audubon!
Some additonal info on Audubon can be found in EDSITEment updated National Zoo and Aquarium Month feature.
In New Orleans, Audubon Nature Institute is a family of ten museums and parks dedicated to nature. Among them, Audubon Park, Audubon Zoo, and the Audubon Aquarium of the Americas are also named for him. Audubon painted many of his famed "Birds of America" in Louisiana available from the image gallery in KnowLA, the digital encyclopedia of Lousiana, by NEH affiliate Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities. Read about Audubon the Writer to see how his journals and essays reflect the vision of his art. Learn more about this connection with his adopted state in the video, John James Audubon: The Birds of America.