Children will learn about several nocturnal animals and some ways that they survive and find food at night.
Next Generation Science Standards:
K-LS1 Animals’ Survival Needs;
1-LS1 How Animals Use External Parts to Survive
Project this page to do as a whole class or copy it for students to do on their own:
1. What do bats look for at night (food)
2. What helps an owl hunt at night (big eyes.)
3. What will raccoons eat? (They will eat anything. )
4. Why do you think raccoons can get people’s trash at night without getting caught? Draw a picture of raccoon getting into trash in the dark. (Answers will vary.)
Go online to print or project the Reading Checkpoint.
Materials: pencils, a small object to observe such as a small toy or piece of fruit, copies of the skill sheet
Overview: Children will learn about the senses and how nocturnal animals survive in the dark.