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Using online content from wNetStation's Web companion piece to WNET's NATURE program, WOLVES AND BUFFALO: THE LAST FRONTIER, and other Web resources, students will learn about the physical traits and behavioral patterns of buffaloes and wolves. By conducting online research, students will obtain fun facts about these animals. The class will present their findings and observations by turning their classroom into a mini wildlife park. This lesson is appropriate for a unit on animal behavior.

Grade Level:

5-8

Subject Matter:

Science

Curricular Uses:

Social Studies, Math, Language Arts

Learning Objectives

Students will be able to:

  • Research and compare information obtained from various Web sites.
  • Collect and compile factual information about wolves and buffaloes.
  • List physical and behavioral traits of wolves and buffaloes.

    This lesson was funded by the Louis Calder Foundation.