To learn about endangered animals, their habitats and write a report about an endangered animal of your choice.
Irvine Unified School District, Irvine, CA
a computer linked to the internet
We have been studying about endangered animals and their habitats.
You know that the Siberian Tiger is our school mascot.
Click here to adopt your own Siberian Tiger and give him a name.
Click here to choose an endangered animal to do your report. Your report will include information about the size, habitat, behavior, what it eats, and predators.
Now you are going to visit Zeldy the Zany Zoo to design an animal habitat.
You will be working with a group and need to plan what job each person will do.
Click here to start planning your habitat.
Click here to make a word search puzzle with vocabulary about endangered
animals and habitats.
Use the words from the vocabulary sheet. Some of these words may be: conservation,
ecosystem, endangered, extinct, migration, habitat, erosion, pollution
Print your completed word search. Be sure to write your name on it.
A Few Internet Resources:
Sheppard's Science Resources
Sheppard's Useful Links
Created August 9, 1999
Last Revised August 8, 2000
Suggested Grade Level:Grade 3
Science Content Standards:
California Science Content Standards
Grade 3, Life Science, 3. Adaptations in physical structure or behavior may improve an organism's chance for survival. As a basis for understanding this concept, students need to know: a, b, c, d, e
S.C.O.R.E. Lessons Standards Search by Grade and Subject
S.C.O.R.E. Standards and Framework
California Content Standards Grades K-12
California Content Standards Grades K-12 - Science -PDF Format
Background: Students will need to have an understanding of plant and animal habitats, the environment, and endangered species.
Interpreting data, making inferences, making predictions, taking notes, writing reports
Effective use of Internet resources
Report on an Endangered Animal, completed word search, teacher observation, peer evaluation
Student created web page, field trip to the WayStation in Tarzana. Click here for information about the Waystation.