Wild Animal Science: The Arctic Polar Bear (Ages 8-10)

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Jonathan Burig, Elementary Science Ed, TESOL
Rising Star
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(628)
In this popular wild animal science class, kids will learn facts and vocabulary about the habitat, physical traits, and conservation status of Polar Bears. 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 polar bear such as size, diet, habitat and characteristics. 
2. Students will learn how scientists use these characteristics to compare and classify a species like the polar bear. 
3. Students will learn why conservation of polar bears s 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 polar bear and the arctic habitat.
Homework Offered
Your child may be interested in learning more facts about the topic of Polar Bears 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 facts about polar bears.
Grades Offered
 1 file available upon enrollment
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 a polar bear. Note: A certificate and a Polar Bear fact and vocabulary sheet will be available for download in the classroom after class.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
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/polar-bear
https://sdzwildlifeexplorers.org/animals/polar-bear
https://zoo.sandiegozoo.org/cams/polar-cam
https://polarbearsinternational.org/
https://www.nwf.org/Educational-Resources/Wildlife-Guide/Mammals/Polar-Bear
https://www.worldwildlife.org/species/polar-bear

Meet the teacher

Rising Star
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(628)
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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

$14

per class
Meets once
45 min

Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(19)
Completed by 70 learners
Live video meetings
Ages 8-10
1-5 learners per class

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