Bears of the World

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


  • 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

Set up:

  • two (2) tables
  • data projector/screen 

It is helpful for the presentation, if the students are familiar with the following vocabulary: 

  • Boar, sow, cub - male, female and young of the bear species
  • Endangered - an animal or plant species that has very few individuals left
  • Habitat - area where a plant or animal lives and grows
  • Den - a wild animal's home
  • Species - one particular kind or type of animal or plant
  • Predator - an animal that kills and eats other animals 
  • Omnivore - a species that eats both meat and plants

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 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 ( with the Game ID.

Black Bear Video
Polar Bear Video
Grizzly Bear Video


Curriculum Connections




Grade 1


LT1.1 Differentiate between living things according to observable characteristics, including appearance and behaviour.
LT1.2 Analyze different ways in which plants, animals, and humans interact with various natural and constructed environments to meet their basic needs.
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.
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.
AN2.2 Compare the growth and development of humans with that of familiar animals.
AN2.3 Assess the interdependence of humans and animals in natural and constructed environments.