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

 

Online Resources:

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