Science & Nature
Penguin Adventure: Pretend to Be Animal Scientists
In this one-time course, students will follow a series of clues to help them identify the captive penguins' species and habitat, and release them into the wild.
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The students will be taught about several types of penguins in terms of biological characteristics, anatomy, and diet to verify its species name and habitat. They will also learn about ecology as it pertains to environmental threats, predators, and prey of penguins. They will also learn about geology and its relation to biology and ecology in the lives of penguins. Setting: "Four different types of penguins are captive and are now ready to return to the wild. But oh no! The paperwork got...
Students will learn to: - categorize and describe the penguin family, - know 4 specific species, in terms of anatomy, habitat, diet, dangers, behaviors. - understand predators and environmental (and non-biological) threats. - define the words, equator, Antarctic, tropical, predator, anatomy, diet, habitat, environment. - describe the geography and climate of 4 places: the Galapagos Islands, Antarctica, the Antarctic Peninsula, Southern Africa.
I am an animal lover with a degree in Animal Science. My biggest interests are in wildlife, ecology, zoology, and taxonomy.
1 file available upon enrollmentA single page worksheet is provided for students who would like to take notes during our lesson. It may assist some students who want a visual, physical learning aid.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
35 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Dana SwannB.S., TESOL
72 total reviews
84 completed classes
My name is Dana. Nice to meet you! I love to teach children about science. It's my passion! As an Animal Scientist, my hope is to foster a love and respect for the natural world in young children. When I overcame my fear of handling creepy crawly...