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Animal behavior

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View Resource Gray Wolves, Gray Matter

Part of the Web-based Inquiry Science Environment (WISE), this site was developed by the University of California, Berkeley, and the International Wolf Center. It offers an online learning curriculum that introduces students to the "social, biological, cultural and economic issues of wolf survival." Students read, discuss, and make their own observations about this real world controversy. Teachers...

https://www.wolf.org/programs/educator-resources-wolf-link/g...
View Resource Animal Information Database

The Animal Information Database is an educational Web site from SeaWorld/Busch Gardens. The site contains a wide variety of information about many animals including fun facts, biological classification, habitat, and news about specific animals at the Sea World/Busch Gardens parks. A fun part of the site is the Animal Sounds Library where visitors can listen to the interesting sounds made by a...

https://seaworld.org/en/animal-info/
View Resource Tales from the Hive

Yet another great site from PBS's NOVA Online. Tales from the Hive offers an up-close look at the interactions and social organizations of honey bees. Lots of vivid photographs and detailed descriptions of behavior help the visitor enjoy learning from the site. After learning how to interpret the dances bees use to tell their hivemates where to find nectar, users can test their understanding...

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/bees/
View Resource ChimpanZoo

"A collective effort between the Jane Goodall Institute, zoological facilities, and universities," ChimpanZoo is a research and education program that aims to "apply uniform research methods to learn more about chimpanzees and their psychological and behavioral responses to a captive environment." The program involves participating zoos, researchers, and volunteers collecting and submitting...

http://www.chimpanzoo.org/
View Resource Behavioural Ecology Research Group

An August 2002 article from New Scientist details the intriguing findings of an Oxford research team working with New Caledonian crows. In it, readers are introduced to Betty, a crow that has "challenged the chimpanzee's reputation as the most proficient toolmaker in the animal world." This Web site is the homepage of the Behavioral Ecology Group at Oxford that works with Betty, along with other...

http://users.ox.ac.uk/~kgroup/index.html
View Resource Song of the Earth

This PBS Web site is the online companion to the Nature documentary "Song of the Earth," hosted by David Attenborough. The program explores the elemental purpose of music and offers a fascinating look at the connection between animal sounds and human music. The site includes two detailed lesson plans that integrate science and language arts, designed for grades 9-12. Learning objectives include...

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/song-of-the-earth-with-david-...
View Resource Hibernation

Some animals deal with winter by not dealing with it. This collection of Web sites highlights the phenomenon of hibernation and a few of the species that opt for this coping strategy. MSN Encarta provides the first Web site, which presents a solid overview of hibernation in the animal kingdom, including the distinction between true hibernation and other types of torpor (1). Next, PBS offers a look...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/ls/2003/0110
View Resource Animal Tails

Call it tail envy. With only a vestigial nub to show for ourselves, perhaps it's no wonder that animal tails capture our attention. The following Web sites present some of the more interesting tails to be found in the animal kingdom. The first Web site contains a recent article from Discovery News describing new findings that at least one species of scorpion produces two distinct types of tail...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/nsdl/ls/2003/0124
View Resource JungleWalk

JungleWalk is a fantastic directory of animal information on the Internet, offering a well-organized and incredibly extensive collection of external links to animal movie and sound clips and interesting Web pages. Netrikon Designs, a "mom and pop" Web design firm, has created JungleWalk as a kid-friendly site that should "still be useful to educators, parents, and anyone interested in animals."...

http://www.junglewalk.com/
View Resource The American Naturalist -- Electronic Edition

"The American Naturalist" now offers free access to rapid-release articles from upcoming issues of the journal. These articles will be made available until the issue they will appear in is published electronically, after which a paid subscription is required to view them online. As of June 13, 2003, three articles are available, covering gynodioecy, sexual selection in dung beetles, and...

https://www.journals.uchicago.edu/action/cookieAbsent
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