We are all animals!
Yes, even human beings belong to the great family of animals! From the cow’s skull and the wolf’s fur to the bees’ hive, wasp’s nest and beaver’s lodge, we will share all our true treasures of the animal kingdom with your aspiring biologists who will be dumbfounded!
On the menu:
1) Diversity in the animal kingdom (60 min)
2) Animal homes (60 min)
Objectives at the elementary level:
- Classify living organisms based on their kingdom.
- Group animals according to their class (mammals, reptiles, birds, fish and amphibians).
- Explain the different diets (carnivorous, herbivorous, omnivorous) using various objects.
- Describe the physical characteristics that demonstrate an animal’s adaptation to its habitat.
- Explain animal adaptations that have increased their chances of survival (e.g. mimicry and camouflage).
- Identify habitats as well as animal and plant species associated with these habitats.
- Describe how animals meet their basic needs within their own habitat.
- If there is little time between animation activities, it is strongly recommended to set them up in the same area.
- 5 teams must be created before the science animator arrives.