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Grade level: Kindergarten Subject: Science Summary: The purpose of this PowerPoint is to teach children the basic characteristics, life style, and importance of endangered Elephants. Objective: Given websites with facts about Elephants, the students will need to interpret the material in the websites to answer questions in the PowerPoint, with 100% accuracy. Standard: GLE 0007.5.1 Compare the basic features of animals.
As we know, Elephants are endangered! Endangered: seriously at risk of extinction, dying out. Let’s get to know a little bit more about these gentle giants. Go to this fun website and learn about Elephants! http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/animals/cre aturefeature/african-elephant/ INSTRUCTION
When an elephant drinks, it sucks as much as 2 gallons (7.5 liters) of water into its trunk at a time. (That’s 2 big jugs of milk in your refrigerator at home!) Elephants are social creatures. They sometimes hug by wrapping their trunks together in displays of greeting and affection. INSTRUCTION/FUN FACTS!
Which characteristic(s) do Elephants have? Trunks Tusks Huge floppy ears Four long, thick legs All of the above QUESTION 1
Awesome! Characteristics of Elephants are easy to remember and common between ones in different regions, so be like an Elephant and never forget! CORRECT!
True or False? African Elephants are the largest mammals currently living on land. True False QUESTION 2
Today we’ve covered some simple characteristics of Elephants! Great Job and Nice Work! To learn about other awesome animals, go to this website and have fun exploring! CONCLUSION http://www.abcya.com/kindergarten_comp uters.htm Love videos? Go to the next slide!
Click this link below to go to Animal Cams! You can watch videos of animals in the Smithsonian National Zoo! And many more! http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Animals/WebCams/ TECHNOLOGY IS SO FUN!
INCORRECT Erin the Elephant says, “Sorry, try again!”