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Resources for Grades 6-8


Resources for Grades 6 - 8

A Green Report Card

Students conduct an audit of environmental practices at school to identify new opportunities to protect the environment with simple changes.

Grade Level: 6-12
Theme:   Conservation
Curriculum Connections:
Science

Adventures in Ecotourism

Students explore the unique climates and organisms of the world's major biomes while making connections to NC Zoo habitat.

Grade Level: 5-8
Themes:  Ecosystems, Conservation, Biodiversity, Habitat
Curriculum Connections: Science, Social Studies, Art

Myths Matter

In the classroom or at the Zoo, students can explore some of the world's most common animal myths while investigating the fact or fiction behind the mystery.

Grade Level: 3-8
Themes: Adaptations, Conservation
Curriculum Connections: Science, Art

Polar Problems

Through mathematical investigations in the classroom, students make connections between melting Arctic ice and the difficulties that polar bears face in their habitat.

Grade Level: 6-12
Themes: Biodiversity, Conservation, Ecosystems
Curriculum Connections: Science, Math, Technology

Primate Behavior Research

Students observe and analyze the natural behaviors of primate species at the NC Zoo.

Grade Level: 3-12
Themes: Adaptations, Habitat
Curriculum Connections: Science, Math

Prying Into Plants

While at the NC Zoo, students use observation skills to analyze the many different features of plants.

Grade Level: 3-8
Themes:  Adaptations, Biodiversity, Ecosystems
Curriculum Connections: Science, Social Studies, Art

The Art of Biodiversity

Through exploration of art at the NC Zoo, students will be inspired to create a biodiversity artwork of their own while making connections between diverse ecosystems, habitats and animals.

Grade Level: 6-12
Themes:  Biodiversity, Conservation, Ecosystems
Curriculum Connections: Science, Art

Water Riddles

Students will solve animal mysteries at the NC Zoo to emphasize the connections between water and all forms of life.

Grade Level: 3-8
Themes:  Habitats, Conservation
Curriculum Connections: Science, Language Arts

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