Wolf!

Students will develop an awareness of what is myth and what is reality in regards to wolf species. They will interpret literature using critical thinking skills, research factual information on wolves and compare/contrast with fictional tales.

State Standards include-

Grades 3-5

Life Science: Behavior, Growth, and Changes: Offspring resemble their parents and each other; Individuals of the same kind differ in their traits and sometimes the differences give individuals an advantage in surviving and reproducing; and Plants and animals have life cycles that are part of their adaptations for survival in their natural environments

Live Science: Earth's Living History: Changes in an organism's environment are sometimes beneficial to its survival and sometimes harmful

National Standards include-

Grades K-4

Science as Inquiry: Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry; and Understandings about scientific inquiry

Life Science: Characteristics of organisms; Life cycles of organisms; and Organisms and environment

Science in Personal and Social Perspectives: Personal health; Characteristics and changes in populations; Types of resources; Changes in environments; and Science and technology in local challenges

History and Nature of Science: Science as a humas endeavor

Grades 5-8

Science as Inquiry: Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry; and Understandings about scientific inquiry

Life Science: Structure and function in living systems; Reproduction and heredity; Regulation and behavior; Population and behavior; and Diversity and adaptations of organisms

Science in Personal and Social Perspectives: Personal health; Populations, resources, and environments; Natural hazards; Risks and benefits; and Science and technology in society

History and Nature of Science: Science as a human endeavor; Nature of science; and History of science


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