Midwest Region Endangered Species Conserving the nature of America

Endangered Species Program

 

The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Endangered Species program is conserving and restoring threatened and endangered species and their ecosystems.

 

 

 

U.S. Fish and Wildlife

Service in the Midwest

 

The Midwest Region includes Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin. Find a location near you.

 

The Midwest Region includes Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin.
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Indiana Bat, Kids, and Caves - Oh MY!

An Activity Book for Teachers

 

Cover page of the teacher's guide.The complete Indiana Bat, Kids, and Caves - Oh My! activity book for teachers is a 157-page pdf file that is 8MB in size. Below are links to each separate section (also PDF files).

 

Cover Pages

 

Table of Contents

 

1. Karst for the Classroom - Bulletin Board Set-Up

2. Spelunker Speak - Cave Vocabulary

3. Sanctuary of Stone – Reading Comprehension

4. Caves & Bats in Indiana – Mapping Activity

5. In The Caves Where We Live – Cave Communities

6. Caves Under Construction –The Science of Cave Formation

7. Caves & Humans – So Happy Together? - Impact of Human Use

8. Cave Conservation - Why Care? - Research and Role Play

9. Bravo, Bats! - Why Bats Deserve Our Thanks

10. Pest Control - It All Adds Up – Word problems

11. Chiroptera Chat - Bat Vocabulary

12. The Wing’s the Thing - Bat Anatomy

13. Bats of Indiana - Playing Card Activity

14. Plotting Populations – Graph Drawing Activity

15. Indiana Bats And Me – Measurement Activity

16. Bats at Risk – Threats facing Indiana bats

17. Decades of Decline - Graph Interpretation

18. How Many Indiana Bats Can Sleep in a Shoe Box? – Spatial reasoning

19. Voices In The Night – Story Starters

20. Web of Decay - Cave Food Web Game

 

Resources

 

Glossary

 

Game Cards

 

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