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Field Trip Discovery Unit

Field Trip Discovery Unit

ANIMALS AROUND THE WORLD

This social studies curriculum focuses on the guiding question:
How do animals contribute to a  region’s uniqueness?

The unit focuses on the following Colorado Academic Standard:
Social Studies 2.2: The concept of regions is developed through an understanding of similarities and differences in places.

Final project suggestions:
Celebrating Animals in Asian Culture (illustrated book)
Asian Animal Festival (celebration event)

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Field Trip Discovery Unit

CARING FOR LIFE CYCLES

This life science curriculum focuses on the guiding question:
How do zoos properly manage and enhance the well-being of animals' life cycles?

The unit focuses on the following Colorado Academic Standard:
The duration and timing of life cycle events such as reproduction and longevity vary across organisms and species.

Final project suggestions:
Animal Life Manual (illustrated book)

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