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Wild Animal Science: Elephants of Africa (Ages 8-10)

Jonathan Burig, Elementary Science Ed, TESOL
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In this popular wild animal science class, kids will learn facts and vocabulary about the habitat, physical traits, and conservation status of African Elephants. Great as a science class for afterschool and homeschool students.

Class Experience

US Grade 3 - 5
  • 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.
Homework Offered
Your child may be interested in learning more about the topic of African elephants and animal conservation science. Great science enrichment for independent or homeschooled learners.
0 - 1 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
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.
Grades Offered
 1 file available upon enrollment
There are NO third-party apps, services or websites required for this class. Learner Supply List: 1. Paper (Notebook, loose or a sketchpad) 2. Pencils, markers or crayons to write, label or color 3. Print Pack: (attached to the welcome message in the classroom and visible if you are logged in as the LEARNER) Contains templates to help the learner identify and label the physical characteristics of an Elephant. Note: A certificate and an African elephant fact and vocabulary sheet will be available for download in the classroom after 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:

Joined September, 2020
Teacher expertise and credentials
Bachelor's Degree in Science
Welcome to my classroom! My name is Jonathan. Here, you will find 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 help... 
Group Class


per class
Meets once
45 min

Completed by 34 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 8-10
1-5 learners per class

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