Wolves
Apr 17, 2007
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Wolf Family     Interesting wolf facts just for kids.
     http://www.wolf.org/wolves/learn/justkids/kids_facts.asp

     In what ways are wolf families like human families? Wolves are very social      animals!! Discover more about Wolf Families      https;//www.wolf.org/wolves/learn/justkids/kids_wolf_families.asp

What's in a Howl? Listen to different wolf howls http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/wolves/howl.html

Did you know that wolves can recognize the voices of others? Are ready to listen to even more wolf sounds ?http://www.wolfpark.org/wolfsounds.html
Wolf and the MoonVirtual Wolf. A 3-Dimensional, Interactive wolf skeleton created for the Zooarchaeology classes at the University of Wyoming.
http://www.uwyo.edu/RealLearning/wolfindex.html

Are you curious about the Wolf Skull?

Don't miss Wild Wolves by PBS Nova to uncover:
Wolves and Dogs: Fact and Fiction

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/wolves/howl.html

Paw printPaw print

How to track an animal...Follow that footprint, pawprint, hoof print...http://www.dnr.state.wi.us/org/caer/ce/eek/nature/track.htm

Yellowstone National Park is the site of the first wolf reintroduction into the United States. Read all about them and other animals of Yellowstone National Park: Yellowstone Animals
http://www.nwf.org/yellowstone/

Then take an Electronic Field Trip to Yellowstone:

The Wolves of Yellowstone: Legacy, Legend, and Recovery | START TRIP
In January of 1995, 14 wolves were brought to a new home, Yellowstone National Park. How are the wolves doing ten years later? Take a summer vacation with Grady and Aspen; listen as they recite wolf legends to their grandparents and hear Grandpa’s wolf talk. You will learn about the story of the gray wolf – from eradication to restoration in the park.

To Eat or Be Eaten is an electronic Field Trip in Yellowstone National Park where you can solve the mystery of the missing elk. START TRIP

Yellowstone Wolf Pack     Become an expert on Gray Wolves at All About the Gray Wolf, from Kids      Planet http://www.kidsplanet.org/factsheets/wolf.html

     More about the Gray Wolf from the National Wildlife Federation      http://www.nwf.org/graywolf/

Discover the Red Wolves of Alligator River...http://www.fieldtripearth.org/div_index.xml?id=2
 

Red SchoolhouseTEACHER LINKS

Big Bad WolfAre wolves really that bad? Here's a lesson plan for ages 4 to 6 the classroom or for home...Big Bad Wolves
http://pbskids.org/lions/parentsteachers/activities/big-bad-wolves.html

Don't miss this thorough website, "Teaching the World about Wolves", from the International Wolf Center. http://www.wolf.org/wolves/learn/educator/gwgm/gwgm_main.asp

This free online curriculum explores the social, biological, cultural, and economic issues of wolf survival such as:

Yellowstone Pup   Wolf-pup development http://www.wolf.org/wolves/learn/basic/pupdevelopment.asp
   FAQ's about Wolves http://www.wolf.org/wolves/learn/basic/faq.asp
   PDF's available: Was that a wolf?, Living with Wolves, Too close for comfort, Are    wolves dangerous to humans? Wolf Pups Communicating

Short stories about wolves... http://www.wolf.org/wolves/learn/justkids/kids.asp
Gray Wolf timeline http://www.wolf.org/wolves/learn/basic/history/gray_timeline.asp  
Red Wolf Timeline http://www.wolf.org/wolves/learn/basic/history/red_timeline.asp

Photos of Wolves in Yellowstone
National Park
Yellowstone Wolf in Snow
    http://www.nps.gov/yell/slidefile/
    mammals/wolf/Page.htm

Electronic Field Trips for "Wolves of Yellowstone," include Teacher planning " which covers these topics:Packs , Tracks , All about Canids , Common Expressions about Wolves http://www.windowsintowonderland.org/wolves/teachers/index.htm

NOVA's Wild Wolves has a wonderful selection of files of different wolf howls and a Program Guide for Teachers. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/wolves/
 
On Aug 18, 2006, the PBS series NOW aired the show "Dancing with Wolves." Read about the show, and the issues surrounding wolves and ranchers in Montana. http://www.pbs.org/now/shows/233/index.html
Visit Take a Stand lesson plan where the task will be to analyze the Rocky Mountain Gray Wolf problem, and draw your own conclusion to the following question: Should the wolves in Yellowstone National Park be removed? from the Poway Unified School District
 
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