Science & Nature

The Elephants of Africa and Asia

In this animal science class, students will learn facts about the physical characteristics, habitat, diet, family, and conservation status of African and Asian Elephants, along with the opportunity to draw an elephant.
572 total reviews for this teacher
27 reviews for this class
Completed by 105 learners
Class

45 minutes

per class

Meets once

4-8

year olds

1-4

learners per class

per learner

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Description

Class Experience

1. Students will learn about the physical characteristics of African and Asian Elephants such as size, features, diet and habitat. 
2. Students will learn how scientists use these characteristics to compare and classify both the African and Asian Elephant species.
3. Students will learn why conservation of elephants is important and what is being done to prevent the extinction of this species. 
4. Students will also learn new vocabulary words related to the study of African and Asian Elephants.
No homework, but your child may be interested in learning more elephant facts and conservation science or making additional drawings related to the topic of elephants.
 1 file available upon enrollment
Learner Supply List: 1. Drawing Paper (notebook, sketchpad or loose paper is fine) 2. Art media such as Crayons, Pencils or Markers 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 assist the Learner. Note: A certificate along with both an African and an Asian Elephant fact page will be available as a download after class
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
There is NO formal assessment for this class. Students will be learning concepts of animal science along with the opportunity to further develop their math, geography, vocabulary and creative thinking skills while learning about African and Asian Elephants.
45 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Here are the science resources I used as SOURCE MATERIAL to develop this class. They are NOT used as teaching tools:
San Diego Zoo homepage
African Wildlife Foundation (AWF)
World Wildlife (WWF)
Elephant Sanctuary of Tennessee

Teacher

Kimberly Cowan
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
BA Elementary Education, Science
572 total reviews
1095 completed classes

About Me

I am an educator with a BA in Elementary Education. My specialty area of teaching is science, with a focus on animal science and nature. I spent almost twenty years teaching in an in-person school classroom before leaping into online teaching for... 
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