Ch 18: Animal Behavior & Communication Lesson Plans

About This Chapter

The Animal Behavior and Communication chapter of this course is designed to help you plan and teach the students in your classroom about the ways in which animals learn and communicate. The video lessons, quizzes and transcripts can easily be adapted to provide your lesson plans with engaging and dynamic educational content. Make planning your course easier by using our syllabus as a guide.

Weekly Syllabus

Below is a sample breakdown of the Animal Behavior and Communication chapter into a 5-day school week. Based on the pace of your course, you may need to adapt the lesson plan to fit your needs.

Day Topics Key Terms and Concepts Covered
Monday Animal Behavior: Innate vs. Learned A look at the acquired and natural behavior patterns of animals
Tuesday Carrying Capacity Within Animal Populations An examination of the maximum number of animals that can exist throughout many years before reaching capacity levels
Wednesday The Circadian Rhythm The internal clocks and rhythms that dictate the activity levels of plants and animals
Thursday The Circadian Rhythm External cues and biological clocks that regulate the body
Friday How Animals Communicate: Chemical, Visual and Electrical Signs Various methods through which animals send and receive messages to and from each other

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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