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Elephants of Africa

In this animal science class, students will learn facts and vocabulary about the habitat, characteristics, diet and conservation status of African Elephants, plus have an opportunity to draw an elephant.
Jonathan Burig, Elementary Science Ed, TESOL
518 total reviews for this teacher
3 reviews for this class
Completed by 16 learners
Class
45 minutes
per class
Meets once
7-10
year olds
1-5
learners per class
per learner

How does a "One-Time" class work?

Meets once at a scheduled time
Live video chat, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
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Tue, Sep 27

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Tuesday
10:00 – 10:45 AM
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Wed, Sep 28

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Wednesday
9:00 – 9:45 AM
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Tue, Oct 11

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Tuesday
11:00 – 11:45 AM
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Sat, Oct 15

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Saturday
8:00 – 8:45 AM
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Description

Class Experience

1. Students will learn facts about the physical characteristics of the African elephant such as size, diet, habitat and characteristics. 
2. Students will learn how scientists use these characteristics to compare and classify a species like the African elephant. 
3. Students will learn why conservation of African elephants is so important and what is being done to prevent the extinction of this species. 
4. Students will learn new vocabulary words related to the study of the African elephant and their savanna habitat.
No homework but your child may be interested in making more drawings or learning more about the topic of African elephants.
 1 file available upon enrollment
There are NO third-party apps, services or websites required for this class. Learner Supply List: 1. Paper (loose paper, sketchpad or notebook is also fine) 2. Art media such as pencils, markers or crayons 3. Print Pack: (attached to the welcome message in the classroom and visible if you are logged in as the LEARNER) Contains two drawing templates to help the learner. Note: A certificate and an African elephant fact and vocabulary sheet will be available for download in the classroom after class.
There is not a formal assessment for this class. Students will be learning concepts of animal science along with the opportunity to develop additional math, geography, vocabulary and creative thinking while learning about African elephants.
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
There are NO third-party apps, services or websites required for this class. The following science resources were used to create content for this class but will NOT be used as teaching tools during class:

https://animals.sandiegozoo.org/animals/elephant
https://www.elephantsforafrica.org/elephant-facts/
https://www.worldwildlife.org/species/african-elephant

Teacher

Jonathan Burig, Elementary Science Ed, TESOL
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
Elementary Science Teacher
518 total reviews
1063 completed classes

About Me

Welcome to my classroom! My name is Jonathan. Here, you will find animal science classes that are both fun and engaging for your curious learner. All my classes were designed using standards-based elementary level concepts of science in order to... 
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