Ch 8: Large Mammals for Kids

About This Chapter

Use this chapter on large mammals to help your elementary school students improve their animal knowledge and reinforce the topics they've been learning in class. The chapter's bite-sized lessons and quizzes can also be used for tutoring, homework help and test preparation purposes.

Large Mammals for Kids - Chapter Summary

This convenient elementary-level chapter helps students review a variety of large mammals, including water buffalo and cape buffalo. Parents and teachers can work through these lessons at any time with their students. Our expert instructors have crafted these mammal lessons specifically for younger students, and each lesson comes with a short multiple-choice quiz.

Chapter Topics

Students will review facts about the following types of mammals:

  • Cape buffalo
  • Water buffalo
  • Other large mammals

Who It's For

Kids who need extra help learning about large mammals will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn about large mammals.

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding information about different types of large mammals
  • Students who have learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning about large mammals
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning about science (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient and convenient way to learn about large mammals
  • Students who struggle to understand their science teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra science resources

How It Works

  • Find lessons in the chapter that cover the large mammal topics your student needs to learn or review.
  • Press play to watch the video lesson with your student or read through the text lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts and highlighted vocab words to reinforce learning about large mammals.
  • Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify your student understands large mammals by completing the Large Mammals for Kids chapter exam.

11 Lessons in Chapter 8: Large Mammals for Kids
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Cape Buffalo Facts: Lesson for Kids

1. Cape Buffalo Facts: Lesson for Kids

The Cape Buffalo is one of Africa's most feared animals. In this lesson, discover interesting facts about the Cape Buffalo. Find out what they eat and what makes them dangerous.

Water Buffalo Facts: Lesson for Kids

2. Water Buffalo Facts: Lesson for Kids

In this lesson, you'll explore some interesting facts about water buffalo, including where they love, how they look, what they eat, and how they interact with humans - in both good and bad ways.

Short-Faced Bear Lesson for Kids: Size & Habitat

3. Short-Faced Bear Lesson for Kids: Size & Habitat

The short-faced bear may sound like just your average sized bear, but that could not be further from the truth. In this lesson, jump into the world of the short-faced bear and discover one of the biggest and mightiest bears that ever existed!

Short-Faced Bear Habitat: Lesson for Kids

4. Short-Faced Bear Habitat: Lesson for Kids

Today's bears are very large, but the largest bears that ever lived were the giant short-faced bears. Read on to find out just how large these bears were and where they lived.

Short-Faced Bear Facts: Lesson for Kids

5. Short-Faced Bear Facts: Lesson for Kids

Join me on a prehistoric adventure to learn about the life of the short-nosed bear. In this lesson, we will dig up facts on what this animal looked like, where it lived, what it ate, and whether you can visit any of its relatives in the zoo!

Animals Related to Dinosaurs: Lesson for Kids

6. Animals Related to Dinosaurs: Lesson for Kids

Dinosaurs might be dead, but some of their relatives are still around. Learn how birds are descended from dinosaurs called theropods and how other animals, like crocodiles, are more distantly related.

Facts about Dinosaur Eggs: Lesson for Kids

7. Facts about Dinosaur Eggs: Lesson for Kids

Dinosaurs are extinct animals that lived millions of years ago. In this lesson, you'll find out about how scientists use dinosaur eggs to learn about dinosaurs, as well as interesting facts about dinosaur eggs.

Types of Elephants: Lesson for Kids

8. Types of Elephants: Lesson for Kids

Stampede! This lesson explores the similarities and differences between the different types of elephants roaming the Earth. Read on to become an elephant expert by learning how to spot different types of elephants.

Elephant Anatomy: Lesson for Kids

9. Elephant Anatomy: Lesson for Kids

An elephant is very easy to recognize because of its large body, tusks and trunk. In this lesson, you'll learn about these and other important parts of an elephant's anatomy.

African Bush Elephant Facts: Lesson for Kids

10. African Bush Elephant Facts: Lesson for Kids

Come on an African safari to learn about African bush elephants, the largest living creatures on Earth. In this lesson we will learn about what they look like, where they live, and what they eat.

Ibex Facts: Lesson for Kids

11. Ibex Facts: Lesson for Kids

Surely, you have heard of a giraffe or an elephant, but have you ever heard of an ibex? Ibex are interesting animals that only live a few places on earth, and can do some amazing things, including some you may not even believe.

Chapter Practice 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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