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Science - Animals - Canadian Animals

Canadian Animals- General Links

Aboriginal Canada Portal: Animals - http://www.aboriginalcanada.gc.ca/acp/site.nsf/eng/ao04573.html Information about animals that had particular importance to Aboriginal Peoples of Canada

Activity Idea Place: Polar Animals - http://www.123child.com/UBB/showthread.php?3983-Polar-Animal-preschool-lesson-plans Ideas for integrating

Animals of Canada - http://www.canadaproject.ecsd.net/animals.htm This page shows some of the telecollaborative work created by 11 teachers in Alberta for this Award winning site. Great ideas!

Carol's Favorite - 2006

Animals of Canada PowerPoint presentations - http://canada.pppst.com/animals.html nice selection available at no charge

Animals of Canada Unit Lesson - http://www.wwu.edu/depts/castudies/k12studycanada/files/lesson_plans/2005/M%20Valencia%20Animals%20of%20Canada%201.pdf 5 lessons in pdf format

Canadian Animals: http://www.canadianfauna.com A database for searching for Canadian animals. Each page includes a photo and a brief write-up - good for research. This site also has links to animals of other countries.

Canadian Animals - http://www.youngchildrenslearning.ecsd.net/canadian%20animals.htm Sample of research reports in kindergarten

Canadian Geographic: Animal Facts - http://www.canadiangeographic.ca/kids/animal-facts/animals.asp Listed alphabetically; available as web page or pdf

Canadian Museum of Nature - http://www.nature.ca/notebooks/english/mon2.htm Huge database with drawings or photos and brief write-up for each species

Carol's Favorite - 2006

Center for Bison Studies - http://www.montana.edu/~wwwcbs/pictures.html Photos

Enchanted Learning: Canadian animals - http://www.enchantedlearning.com/books/animals/canadian/ printable book; if you have a subscription ($20/yr.) you can download this and many other books

Enchanted Learning: Prairie Animal Printouts - http://www.enchantedlearning.com/biomes/grassland/prairie.shtml  Worth $20 subscription

Fox Links - http://www.2learn.ca/search/NetStepView.asp?PID=2114 Links on fox

Hinterland Who’s Who - http://www.hww.ca/index_e.asp Canadian Wildlife Services; information on species and environmental issues

Little Giraffe’s: Animals in Winter - http://www.littlegiraffes.com/animalsinwinter.html Very cute photos of classroom activities

Mountain Nature: Learn to Identify Animals - http://www.mountainnature.com/Wildlife/AnimalID.htm Contains a searchable database; good for research

Multnoma County Library: Animals: Homework Center - http://www.multcolib.org/homework/animhc.html Incredible listing of sites relating to animals!

Northern Animals Project 2003 - http://www.yesnet.yk.ca/schools/wes/webquests_themes/northern_animals_denise/teacher_resources.html
A telecollaborative project for gr. 1; samples and artifacts, links

Sask. Ed.: Grade 1 Science: Animals - http://www.sasked.gov.sk.ca/docs/elemsci/gr1uaesc.html Links, plus an outline of ideas to cover with a study of animals
Sask. Ed.: Grade 3 Science: Animals http://www.sasked.gov.sk.ca/docs/elemsci/gr3uaesc.html

Smithsonian: Artic Wildlife Portfolio - http://www.mnh.si.edu/arctic/html/wildlife.html Tabs for different sections

Step by Step: Hibernation - http://stepbystepcc.com/hibernation.html Cute ideas

Tundra Animals - http://mbgnet.mobot.org/sets/tundra/animals/index.htm Multimedia

Tundra Animals - http://mbgnet.mobot.org/sets/tundra/animals/index.htm A little research PowerPoint

U of A Dept. of Zoology: Feature Creatures - http://www2.biology.ualberta.ca/uamz.hp/feature.htm Not a huge listing, but succinct and quality

Whitehorse Elementary: Yukon Animals - http://www.yesnet.yk.ca/schools/wes/webquests_themes/yukon_animals_line/yukon_animal_line.html A 2006 project

Yukon Animals 2005 - http://www.yesnet.yk.ca/schools/wes/webquests_themes/yukon_animals_2005_line/yukon_animal_line_2005.html Gr. 1 project

List Serve Mailing - January 28, 2006