Predators: Teachers


Lessons From "The Living Edens"

This PBS series has some outstanding sites that include lessons about predator and prey relationships, food supply and demand, and adaptations.

The Wolf and the Moose: Through role playing and research, students will learn about predation in the Alaskan wilderness.

How Many Birds Would it Take to Keep a Jackal Alive? Through a classroom game, students learn about predator-prey relationships and food supply and demand.

How Can I Hide in Namib? Compare the methods used by different animals in Namib to escape predation.

Prey or Pray? Could YOU Escape a Cheetah? Students will learn about the size and speed of cheetahs through video and still photographs.


Predator-Prey Interactions

The Raptor Center from the University of Minnesota includes several activities on the interdependency between predators and prey. And it offers a lesson plan on predator-prey relationships.

A camouflage lesson plan from ALEX: The Alabama Learning Exchange.

Here's an activity on Predator and Prey Interactions from the University of Georgia's Savannah River Ecology Laboratory.

Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge in southwest Idaho offers free Traveling Trunks of lessons and activities focused on the species, including raptors, found at Deer Flat.

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