Bears of the World

Learn about bears of the world, such as black bear, polar bear, and grizzly bear.

Content:

  • facts about eight (8) bear species of the world
  • tips on how to be "bear aware" when hiking or camping
  • presentation includes a video, activities, and a black bear rug, claws, teeth, and a skull

Length of presentation:

  • 45 - 60 minutes

Set up:

  • two (2) tables
  • data projector/screen or DVD player and TV

Related Documents:

Presentation Details and Pre Information
Bears Slide Presentation 

 

Online Resources:

"Bears of the World" Blooket Game Link

Blooket is a review game similar to Kahoot.  Sign up a FREE account at blooket.com to host a game. Use the link provided HERE, choose HOST, then a Game Mode (start with CLASSIC for the first round).  A game code will be generated for players to join.  You will now be able to Host the game on a big screen and have the students join in on their devices (blooket.com/play) with the Game ID.

Black Bear Video
Polar Bear Video
Grizzly Bear Video

 

Curriculum Connections

 

Outcomes

Indicators

Grade 1

Science

LT1.1 Differentiate between living things according to observable characteristics, including appearance and behaviour.
h,i,j,l
  Science
LT1.2 Analyze different ways in which plants, animals, and humans interact with various natural and constructed environments to meet their basic needs.
a,c,e,f,g,h,i,j
  Science
DS1.2 Inquire into the ways in which plants, animals, and humans adapt to daily and seasonal changes by changing their appearance, behaviour, and/or location.
a,b,c,d,f
Grade 2 Science
AN2.1 Analyze the growth and development of familiar animals, including birds, fish, insects, reptiles, amphibians, and mammals, during their life cycles.
b,c,e,f,g
  Science
AN2.2 Compare the growth and development of humans with that of familiar animals.
a,e
  Science
AN2.3 Assess the interdependence of humans and animals in natural and constructed environments.
a,d,e,f,g