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The Weirdest Things Animals Do- And Why!

Marie Arsenault Animal Science M.Ed
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Did you know that ostriches actually NEVER hide their heads in the ground? MYTH BUSTED! Or that wombats crush their predators heads with their butts? Join us in this interactive class as we explore the weirdest (and sometimes gross) things that animals do, while busting some common animal myths while we are at it! Prepare to have your child teach you all about it afterward! (zoology) #academic

Class experience

US Grade 1 - 4
  • Learners will become informed about many weird animal behaviors, and will understand the reasons behind these behaviors. As strange as an animal behavior may seem, it always serves a purpose, and it is usually essential to their very survival! Your child will be able to teach YOU about what they have learned, and will have a number of myth busters to try out on you as well!
Students should have a piece of paper and a pen to play a little guessing game at the start of class:)
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
We discuss a few species who sometimes gobble up their young, such as sharks, for example.
Joined April, 2020
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Teacher expertise and credentials
Master's Degree
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Do you have an animal lover in your life? Or perhaps a future zoologist, veterinarian, or conservation minded young learner? Then you've come to the right spot!

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per class
Meets once
55 min

Completed by 11741 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 6-11
2-18 learners per class

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