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Education Materials

Effective, creative and fun materials are the foundation of a conservation educator's role. To assist in positively influencing the knowledge, attitudes and behaviors of our visitors, this section includes sample materials for educators to adapt and use. We have gathered together lesson plans, informational posters and resource guides to provide quality materials that spark the curiosity and stimulate the mind of wildlife educators around the world.

These educational materials are divided up by:

Animals:

  • Mammals
  • Birds
  • Reptiles
  • Amphibians
  • Insects

Biodiversity:

  • Ocean
  • Rainforests
  • African Wildlife
  • Madagascar Biodiversity Partnership
  • Evolution
  • Ecosystem Adaptations

Conservation:

  • Animal Conservation
  • Ecosystem Conservation
  • Water Conservation

Events:

  • Special Day Events
  • Special Years
  • Campaigns

 

GENERAL INTERNET RESOURCES

PBS - NATURE

www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/

Site has internet videos regarding animals and nature with teacher educational materials that include

  • Discussion questions before watching the video and after watching the video
  • Background Essay
  • National Science Educational Standards
  • Educational materials divided into 3 sections: Grade 3-5, Grade 6-8 and Grade 9 -12

www.primateeducationnetwork.org

Site has educational resources for primate education. Primate Education Network (PEN) is a global network dedicated to connecting and empowering primate conservation educators.

 
ShamuTV
A collection of videos with accompany lesson plans on the animals of Sea World and Busch Gardens, including the newest "Saving a Species: The Cheetah Story"


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