The Great Grizzly
Students generate questions about grizzly bears and use the Internet to research the answers. As a culminating activity, students create a life-size mural of a grizzly that is annotated with the information they've learned.
Animal Behavior, Endangered Species
Students will be able to:
Generate a list of research questions about grizzly bears.
Research and describe grizzly bears' behavior, habitat, and physical characteristics.
Differentiate among herbivores, omnivores, and carnivores.
Use of Internet:
Students use the Internet to conduct Web research, view an online animation of a brown bear walking, and participate in an online interactive matching game.
This lesson was developed by Jordan D. Brown, wNetSchool Master Teacher, and was funded by the Louis Calder Foundation.