MEDIA RESOURCES FOR EDUCATORS

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Introduced Species / (Script)

Grades: 5-12
This presentation, designed for students of grades 5-12, can be used as an introduction to a unit on introduced species or as a supplement to a unit on biodiversity or endangered species. Although the presentation as designed is most appropriate for grades 5-12, you may adapt text or format, or hide slides as necessary to adapt the presentation to a wider range of grade levels.

Keeping the Zoo / (Script)

Grades: 3-12
This short slide show introduces the responsibilities and duties of zookeepers at Woodland Park Zoo, using a zookeeper in the Asian bear unit as an example. Zookeepers are responsible for many aspects of animal care, including cleaning, record keeping, diet preparation, behavioral observations, and routine health care. In order to provide the best possible care for the animals in their area, zookeepers work with people in a variety of jobs within Woodland Park Zoo and with keepers and other staff at other zoos.

For additional information on Zoo/Wildlife Careers see the downloadable teacher packet.

 

Arthropods / (Script)

Grades: 2-12
This presentation can be used as an introduction to a unit on arthropods or as a unit supplement on arthropods. Although the presentation has been designed for an adult audience, you can change the text or the format of the presentation as necessary to adapt the presentation for your students.

For additional information on Arthropods see the downloadable teacher packet

 

Washington Wildlife / (Script)

Grades: 4-12
This presentation was originally designed to be presented to teachers but has been modified for students of grades 4-12. This presentation can be used as an introduction to a unit on Washington habitats and wildlife or as a supplement to a social studies unit on Washington state. You may wish to modify the text or format of the presentation to adapt the presentation for your students. 

For additional information on Washington Wildlife see the downloadable teacher packet.

Endangered Species / (Script)

Grades: 5-12
This presentation, designed for students of grades 5-12, can be used as an introduction to a unit on endangered species and/or biodiversity or presented at the end of such a unit as a summary. The presentation complements information found in Woodland Park Zoo’s Endangered Species teacher packet.

For additional information on Endangered Species see the downloadable teacher packet.

Local and Global Wetlands / (Script)

Grades: 5-12
This presentation can be used as an introduction to a unit on wetlands or as a supplement to a unit on wetlands. Although the presentation has been designed for an adult audience, you can change the text or the format of the presentation as necessary to adapt the presentation for your students.

Plant Basics

Grades: 3-6
This presentation can be used as a brief introduction to basic plant anatomy, life processes and reproduction or as a summary of these topics for students who have been studying them. Although the presentation has been designed for an audience of K-6 teachers, you can change the text or format as necessary to adapt this for your students.

Amphibians / (Script)

Grades: 3-12
This presentation was designed to be presented to teachers, but can be modified for students. This presentation can be used as an introduction or supplement to a unit on amphibians. You may wish to modify the text or format of the presentation to adapt the presentation for your students.

For additional information on Reptiles & Amphibians see the downloadable teacher packet.

Reptiles / (Script)

Grades: 3-12

This presentation was designed to be presented to teachers, but can be modified for students. This presentation can be used as an introduction or supplement to a unit on reptiles. You may wish to modify the text or format of the presentation to adapt the presentation for your students.

For additional information on Reptiles & Amphibians see the downloadable teacher packet.

 

Forests-Tropical and Temperate / (Script)

Grades: 2-8
This presentation was originally designed to be presented to teachers but can be modified for students. This presentation can be used as an introduction or as a wrap-up to a unit on forests. You may wish to modify the text or format of the presentation to adapt the presentation for your students.

For additional information on Tropical Rain Forests see the downloadable teacher packet.
For additional information on Tropical Asia see the downloadable teacher packet.
For additional information on forests, focused at a second-grade level, see the downloadable Forest Explorers teacher packet.

Bird Basics / (Script)

Grades: 3-8
This presentation can be used as an introduction or as a supplement to a unit on birds. Although the presentation as designed is most appropriate for grades 3-8, you may hide slides as necessary to adapt the presentation to younger audiences or add or format text to make more appropriate for older students.

For additional information on Raptors see the downloadable teacher packet.

Mammal Diversity / (Script)

This presentation can be adapted for students and used as an introduction to a unit on mammals. Although the presentation as designed is most appropriate for teachers, you may adapt text or format, or hide slides as necessary, to adapt the presentation for your students’ ages.

Primates / (Script)

Grades 3-9. This presentation, designed for students of grades 3-9, can be used as an introduction to a unit on primates or to introduce a certain group of primates (such as monkeys or apes). Although the presentation as designed is most appropriate for grades 3-9, you may adapt text or format, or hide slides as necessary to adapt the presentation to a wider range of ages. For additional information on Apes, see the downloadable teacher packet.

 
 

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