Utah's Hogle Zoo

Utah's Hogle Zoo is our community's gateway to animals, connecting our visitors with the natural world and engaging them in wildlife conservation action, locally and worldwide.

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Beaver Puppet 2.2.2 - Lesson Plan
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By participating in this activity, students will:
• understand the concept of structure and function and how it applies to a beaver's ability to create and live in a wetland habitat.
• make comparisons between their adaptations and the structure and function of a beaver's body for survival in its wetland habitat.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Reimagine Teaching
Provider Set:
Utah's Hogle Zoo
Date Added:
11/30/2020
Beaver Tools of the Trade 2.2.2 - Lesson Plan
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By participating in this activity, students will:
• understand the concept of structure and function and how it applies to a beaver's ability to create and live in a wetland habitat.
• make comparisons between unrelated objects through metaphorse to learn the structure and function of a beaver's body for survival in its wetland habitat.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Reimagine Teaching
Provider Set:
Utah's Hogle Zoo
Date Added:
11/30/2020
Build a Beaver Dam 2.2.2 & 2.2.4 - Lesson Plan
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By participating in this activity, students will:
• understand the benefits and problems with a human-made dam to an ecosystem
• understand the benefits and issues with the construction of a beaver-made dam to an ecosystem
• understand the adaptations and behavior of beavers in changing habitats
• use engineering skills to build a beaver dam
• understand the beneficial role beavers play in habitat construction for other animals, including people.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Reimagine Teaching
Provider Set:
Utah's Hogle Zoo
Date Added:
11/30/2020
Design an Exhibit 2.2.1 - Lesson Plan
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By completing this activity, students will have a better understanding of what habitats are and what living things need to survive in their habitats. Students will create a model of an animal's habitat at a zoo. Each exhibit that the student's design will be uniquely suited to an individual species and its specific habitat needs. When all of the exhibits are combined to make a zoo, the lesson will also emphasize s the diversity of living things and underscore the everyday needs of living things as the exhibits will need to provide similar elements for the animal's survival.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Reimagine Teaching
Provider Set:
Utah's Hogle Zoo
Author:
Angelina Kump
Date Added:
11/30/2020