Click to enlargeAnimal Defenses

Children add defensive structures to an imaginary defenseless animal. Then, in classroom dramas, their defended animals encounter a Tyrannosaurus rex. In the second session, the children learn about the defenses of modern-day animals. Overhead projection of the dramatic encounters adds even more excitement and learning energy. This unit is an excellent way to introduce biological concepts of predator/prey and help young students understand the distinction between defensive structures and defensive behaviors.

2 Sessions
52 pages
ISBN: 0-924886-88-9


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