Science & Nature
Animal Mimicry: The Ultimate Disguise
Join at any time! Did you know that the Daring Owl Butterfly from South America forms a chrysalis that mimics the Gaboon Viper over in Africa? How in the world? Let's talk about it!
Marie Arsenault Animal Science M.Ed
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Completed by 33 learners
learners per class
Meets 1x per week
Runs week after week
45 minutes per class
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Each week, we will study 5 new animals, and decide together which of the many categories of Animal Mimicry they fit into. From bluffing your way out of being another animals dinner, to smelling like poop to attract your own dinner, animal mimicry is not just what you see, but it can also be what you hear, and what you smell! Each week, this class will 5 new animals (habitat, lifestyle, predators, etc...) and together we will decide which type of animal mimicry they are displaying as we...
Learners will understand the purpose behind various types of animal mimicry, and will be able to give their parents examples of animals that fall under each category, and the reasons why.
I am an Animal Science teacher with 15 years of teaching experience, with a Masters of Education. Credentials are uploaded.
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1 file available upon enrollmentPlease print the attached sheet out or have your child draw it out before each class. It will help them as we go along:)
Classroom discussion/participation, as well as a Kahoot! game after class will be used for informal assessment.
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Do not worry if you do not own a printer, your learner can still actively participate and enjoy this class even without the printout! We will make use of Kahoot! and YouTube videos to enrich the learning experience. We will also touch briefly on evolution as well as Pangea, which is the most likely explanation for why there is a snake mimicking chrysalis on one continent that most closely resembles a snake on another!
Marie Arsenault Animal Science M.EdReptile Enthusiast, Animal Lover and Teacher of All Things Weird!
5016 total reviews
3221 completed classes
Hello, friends! My name is Marie, and as an Animal Science teacher, I would love to teach your child all about the weird and unusual animals in the world! I will use every opportunity I can to incorporate my reptilian and furry pets into my...