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Lesson Plan


This lesson plan, which adheres to National Learning Standards, is designed for middle school students in grades 6-8. It contains complete instructions for classroom implementation and suggestions for cross-curricular extensions. The lesson plan may be completed as pre- or post-viewing activities for students watching WILD TV, or in generalized units on nature or science. While you are building your students' knowledge of the natural world, you will also be building their technology skills, as each lesson contains structured and integrated use of the Internet. Feel free to adapt the lesson plans to meet your students' needs and your curricular goals.

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Thirteen's Educational Publishing Department has published a WILD GUIDE that includes hands-on nature activities for 8-12 year olds in schools, youth organizations, and informal education settings. For free copies of the WILD GUIDE and the special four-part VHS adaptation of WILD TV please send an email to
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