Animals

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Biology

Beautiful Bees

Students build a bee from foam balls and pipe cleaners to learn the anatomy of the bee, make a proboscis to "eat like a bee" and learn the bee waggle dance.
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Beautiful Bees

Biology

Bird's Nest

Students read a book about nests and then build their own bird's nest.
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Bird's Nest

Biology

Fat, Fur and Feathers

Students explore whether fat, fur and feathers keep them warm on snow/ice.
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Fat, Fur and Feathers

Nia Gibson avec Collin, une tortue mouchetée

Nia Gibson

Job Title
Learning & Engagement Coordinator
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Nia Gibson

Earth & Environmental Science

Food for Feathered Friends

Students obtain a fundamental understanding of food chains, food webs, dominant and keystone species by conducting an owl pellet dissection, engaging in a food chain activity and building their own bird feeder.
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Food for Feathered Friends

Aerial view of a wetland

Introduction to Freshwater Wetlands

Learn about the geology, chemistry and ecology of freshwater wetlands.
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Introduction to Freshwater Wetlands

Kendall Wyman au travail à la clinique vétérinaire

Kendall Wyman

Job Title
Emergency Receptionist & Veterinary Student
Kendall Wyman is an Emergency Receptionist & Veterinary Student at Atlantic Veterinary College.
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Kendall Wyman

Collection of toy animals including dinosaurs

What is a Dinosaur?

Students will use observing and sorting & classifying skills to learn that dinosaurs are extinct animals that share common characteristics.
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What is a Dinosaur?

Comparison of a brachiosaurus and a person

How Large Were Dinosaurs?

Students develop their observation and comparing and contrasting skills as they explore the size of dinosaurs.
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How Large Were Dinosaurs?

Dragonfly

What is an Insect?

The What is an Insect? e-book explores the amazing world of insects while showing the characteristics and diversity of insects.
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What is an Insect?

How do animals hide?

How do animals hide?

Play a game of hide and seek to discover how animals can hide in plain sight!
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How do animals hide?

Mother bird feeding a baby bird an insect

Exploring Food Chains

Students develop and apply the skills of questioning, sorting & classifying and making connections as they explore food chains in different habitats.
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Exploring Food Chains

Butterfly on a flower

Animal Life Cycles

Students develop sorting & classifying and comparing & contrasting skills as they investigate the life cycles of animals.
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Animal Life Cycles

Polar bear and two cubs

How do animals stay warm in the winter?

Animals have some unique adaptations to stay warm. Discover what conduction of heat and insulation have to do with staying warm!
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How do animals stay warm in the winter?