on Beautiful Bats
An Internet Hotlist on Beautiful Bats
created by Robbin
E.J. King School
| Introductory Activity | Activity One | Activity Two | Activity Three | Concluding Activity | Evaluation
The story Stellaluna
will then be read aloud to the students.
1. Name and describe the different types of bats.
2. Describe what different types of bats eat.
3. What unique characteristics do bats have?
4. Why are bats
important to the world?
1. Create a brochure
that shows the benefits of bats.
2. Build a bat box or bat house.
Use materials provided for your group to build you own bat house.
Questions: The students will use the answers to the questions to complete their brochure and bat house.
1. How do bats contribute positively and negatively to the enviroment?
2. What are the basic steps for building a bat box?
3. What factors may have to be considered when building and installing the bat box?
Have a debate. Divide the class into two groups. One argues the positive aspects of bats and the other argues the negative. At the end of the debate, they have to decide if bats contribute negatively or positively to the enviorment. Poll the students. Creat a bar graph using the results. Compare this graph to their first graph done at the beginning of the unit.
Classroom Participation and use of the internet for the class unit.
4- Student stays on task, checks out each site that is listed under each activity.
3- Student is able to access some web sites to find information. Stays on task some of the time.
2- Unable to utilize the computer to access web sites.
1- Unable to utilize the computer to access web sites.
0- No work accomplished with the use of the computer.
Evaluation of the Brochure:
4- A completed brochure explains how bats are beneficial to the enviroment or neighborhood, is well planned, illustrated, and has no spelling or puncutation errors.
3- The brochure explains most benefits of bats, has no spelling or punctuation errors, and is neatly illustrated.
2- The brochure does not completely explain the benefits of bats, has a few spelling and punctuation errors, and is partially illustrated.
1- The brochure submitted is poorly planned, lacks illustration, and spelling and punctuation errors are present.
0- No brochure is submitted.
|Content by Robbin Neiman, email@example.com
Last revised Mon Apr 23 16:07:51 US/Pacific 2001