Animals

Animal Families | Everyday Learning

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Families are our introduction to society. By living and growing within a small connected group, we are prepared for encounters with larger groups within society. Animal families provide a great example of similarities and differences within various family groups. This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

Wolf Research | Science Trek

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This video segment from IdahoPTV's Science Trek shows the process a research biologist goes through to trap, measure and put a radio collar on wolves.

Taste Test Video

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This DragonflyTV segment demonstrates the relationship between taste and smell, and the ability of taste buds to recognize taste when the nose is blocked.

Turtle Defense

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In this video from the WPSU’s series Outside, a staff member from Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center at Penn State University explains how some species of turtle protect themselves in their environment. Turtles, like many other species, are facing obstacles that threaten their survival. Some of these obstacles have threatened turtle survival for centuries, while others have emerged more recently and are caused by human activities.

This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

Bees: What's the Buzz about Bees? | Science Trek

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Bees play a key role in food production and some bees give us honey in the process. Learn more about bees and their very busy lives.  

Supervivencia Animal | Take the Stage en Español

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¡Aprende sobre la estructura y función de los organismos vivos dibujando un animal imaginario en el programa de juego de subir al escenario, SUPERVIVENCIA ANIMAL! 

Los espectadores se convierten en participantes de un programa de juegos y tienen el desafío de dibujar un animal imaginario que podría vivir y sobrevivir en el desierto, el océano o la tundra ártica. Al dibujar el animal imaginario, los participantes escriben dos estructuras distintas y una función para cada una de las estructuras que lo ayudan a sobrevivir. 

Objetivo de Aprendizaje:
Comparar las estructuras y funciones de diferentes especies que les ayudan a vivir y sobrevivir en un ambiente específico.

View the English version of Supervivencia Animal by clicking here.

Bison Roadblock | Wild Kratts

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The Wild Kratts crew embarks on a race to determine which prairie animal can run the fastest. When Martin and Aviva activate their fast-running prairie creature powers in a race to the finish line, they stumble upon a herd of angry bison blocking their path!

Ouch! | Wild Kratts

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Come explore the cypress swamp with the Wild Kratts gang. While on an adventure, they get swarmed by a bunch of biting mosquitoes and observe how the creatures draw blood.

Fun with Raptors | Wild Kratts

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Learn about the characteristics of raptors with the Kratt brothers. Chris and Martin spend some quality time with a hawk, a member of the raptor family.

Who Replants the Forest? | Wild Kratts

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Learn about what you can do to help creatures with the Kratt brothers. Chris and Martin teach us how to make our backyards friendly for wild animals.

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