About This Chapter
Small Mammals for Kids - Chapter Summary
Help your students review small mammals, such as pygmy hippos and hedgehogs, with this fun series of animal lessons. Parents can work through these lessons at home with their students, and teachers can use them in class or as homework assignments. Our lessons are taught by subject matter experts who present small mammal topics in a way that's enjoyable for elementary-level students. The chapter also comes with lesson quizzes to help your students reinforce their small mammal knowledge.
- Hedgehog hibernation
- Pygmy hippos
- More small mammal topics
Who It's For
Kids who need extra help learning about small mammals will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn about small mammals.
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding information about different types of small mammals
- Students who have learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning about small 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 small 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 small 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 small mammals.
- Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify your student understands small mammals by completing the Small Mammals for Kids chapter exam.
1. Hedgehog Hibernation Facts: Lesson for Kids
These little bundles of fur and prickly spines are what scientist call true hibernators. In this lesson, discover why some hedgehogs must hibernate in order to survive and how they make it happen.
2. Pygmy Hippo Facts: Lesson for Kids
Pygmy hippos live in Africa, mostly in forests right around rivers. Read this lesson to learn what they look like, how they live, what they eat, and why they're in danger of dying out.
3. Elephant Shrew Facts: Lesson for Kids
Have you ever heard of an elephant shrew? They are tiny African animals that are facing some problems with their habitat. This lesson will teach you about their appearance, diet, and habitat!
4. Pygmy Shrew Facts: Lesson for Kids
The pygmy shrew is a very small mammal with a very big appetite. It looks like a mouse, but is it related? Read on to learn more about this shrew and what makes it unique.
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- Crustaceans for Elementary School
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- Fish for Elementary School
- Trees for Elementary School
- Plants for Elementary School
- Pigs for Elementary School
- Sea Creatures for Elementary School
- Large Birds for Elementary School
- Cranes for Elementary School
- Doves for Elementary School
- Egrets for Elementary School
- Geese for Elementary School
- Gulls for Elementary School
- Hawks for Elementary School
- Herons for Elementary School
- Rain Forest Birds for Elementary School
- Falcons for Elementary School
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