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Contents
1.  What you can do
2.  Water
3.  Ecology
4.  Amphibians
5.  Environmental Issues
6.  Keystone species
7.  Get Wet!-
     Field Study Ideas

8.  The Zoo Experience
9.  Frogs & Friends
10. Case Studies
11. Resources
12. Glossary

Wetland Curriculum Resource
Unit 8. The Zoo Experience
 

Expected learning outcomes >>
List of Activities for this unit >>
Background for educators >>

ZOO ACTIVITY SHEETS

8.1. Amazing Wild Life: Biodiversity
Purpose: To observe the diversity of life.
Level: 2 : 3 : 4 : 7 : 10 acad :  10 appl : 11 acad : 11 appl : 12 acad

8.2. Spotting Wetland Creatures
Purpose: To look at some of the basic features of wetland animals
Level: 2 : 4 : 7 : 10 acad : 10 appl : 11 acad : 11 appl : 12 acad

8.3. Animal Adaptations
Purpose: To look at the adaptations of some amphibians and to find other Zoo animals with similar characteristics.
Level: 2 : 4 : 7 : 10 acad : 10 appl : 11 acad : 11 appl : 12 acad

8.4. Bringing Up Baby!
Purpose: To look at some of the ways that animals develop and to look at how they are cared for as they develop.
Level: 2 : 4 : 7 : 10 acad : 10 appl : 11 acad : 11 appl : 12 acad

8.5. Animal Communications
Purpose: To look at communications and to understand some of the reasons why, and ways that, animals communicate.
  Level: 4 : 7 : 10 acad : 10 appl : 11 acad : 12 acad

8.6. "Latin" Lurks at the Zoo
Purpose: To explore the roots of scientific names.
Level: 6 : 11 acad :

8.7. Wild Life at Risk
Purpose: To look at some of the Zoo's endangered species and to think about some of the reasons why they might be at risk
Level: 4 : 7 : 10 acad : 10 appl : 11 acad : 12 acad



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