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Lizard Kings
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RELATED CAREERS
Find out more about careers in animal science.
Lizard Kings (Video)
Meet Dr. Eric Pianka,"The Lizard Man," a zoologist and world authority on lizard ecology. (Chapter 1, 11:20 min.)
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/teachers/lessonideas/3616_lizard_video.html


Mark Siddall (Multimedia)
Meet Mark Siddall, a leech expert and Curator and Professor of Invertebrate Zoology at the American Museum of Natural History.
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/secretlife/scientists/mark-siddall/


Zoology After Dark (Interactive)
Find out how zoologists study nocturnal and burrowing animals, like the aye-aye, ground beetle, and gopher tortoise.
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/kalahari/zoology.html

Curriculum Connections
Zoology, animal science, animal behavior, wildlife, nocturnal animals

Standards
Science as Inquiry: Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry, Understanding about scientific inquiry; Life Science: Regulation and behavior, Diversity and adaptations of organisms, The behavior of organisms; History and Nature of Science: Science as a human endeavor, Nature of science



EXTENSION ACTIVITY
Man of Ideas (Interactive)
Follow the career of E.O. Wilson: naturalist, scientist, conservationist, writer, artist, and teacher.
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/eowilson/ideas.html

Curriculum Connections
Animal science, biology, botany, zoology, conservation, wildlife

Standards
Science as Inquiry: Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry, Understanding about scientific inquiry; Life Science: Regulation and behavior, Diversity and adaptations of organisms, The behavior of organisms; History and Nature of Science: Science as a human endeavor, Nature of science



   

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