Global Change

 

Habitat

Chesapeake
Bay

Wetlands

Wildlife
Refuge

Global
Change

It's
Elementary

Animal Tracks®, a classroom education program of the National Wildlife Federation, provides ready-to-download classroom activities focused on air, habitat, wildlife and endangered species, people and the environment, and water.
http://www.nwf.org/nwf/atracks/activity.html

Habitat Is Home (Gr. K-3)
Draw habitat pictures and then talk about the ways habitats are being changed.
http://www.nwf.org/nwf/atracks/wildlife/ends0009.html

Teacher Background Information
http://www.nwf.org/nwf/atracks/habitat/

 

The Raptor Center provides Highway To The Tropics!, multi-disciplinary lesson plans that center around learning about ospreys.
http://www.raptor.cvm.umn.edu/raptor/meeen/oldless.html

It's All Interconnected! (Gr. 4-8)
We look at the relationships between animals and plants on an ecosystem and habitat level.
http://www.raptor.cvm.umn.edu/raptor/meeen/connect.html

Lake and Pond Study (Gr. 4-8)
This lesson will provide students with an in-depth look at characteristics of these two habitats and the plants and animals which live in and around them.
http://www.raptor.cvm.umn.edu/raptor/meeen/pond.html

Nest Watch! (Gr. 4-8)
Students will look at ways to construct osprey nesting platforms and monitor artificial and natural nest sites.
http://www.raptor.cvm.umn.edu/raptor/meeen/lesson8.html

Predator/Prey Relationships (Gr. 4- 8)
Addresses predator and prey relationships and how it fits into ecosystems and habitats in Minnesota and the Southern Hemisphere.
http://www.raptor.cvm.umn.edu/raptor/meeen/no3.html

The Rainforest (Gr. 4-8)
Students will look at the osprey's wintering sites in the Southern Hemisphere, which usually are located in or near rainforests.
http://www.raptor.cvm.umn.edu/raptor/meeen/no6.html

River Study (Gr. 4-8)
Also provides students with an in-depth look at characteristics of this habitat and the plants and animals which live in and around the river
http://www.raptor.cvm.umn.edu/raptor/meeen/no5.html

Wetland Wonders (Gr. 4-8)
Addresses fresh and salt water wetlands, and how the osprey is dependent upon these areas.
http://www.raptor.cvm.umn.edu/raptor/meeen/no7.html

Chesapeake
Bay

Wetlands

Wildlife
Refuge

Global
Change

It's
Elementary