Trail Camera Lesson 101


What is wildlife? What are trail cameras and how do they work? All of that is answered right here in Wildlife Trail Camera 101! 

This quick and easy tutorial highlights real-world wildlife research going on in Montana on a working cattle ranch! Teach your students about the technology, science and mathematical components of being a wildlife biologist while looking at actual trail camera photos!

Additional modules provide practice for students to test their wildlife identification skills while viewing a series of camera photographs, along with key words, worksheets, activities, and teacher answer keys. We recommend going through this introductory lesson plan for the Trail Camera series prior to utilizing the other lesson plans.

Subjects Covered: Earth Sciences, Environment, Computer Science - Technology
Recommended Grade Levels: 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Included: 5 page PDF with a link to a Google Slide Show featuring 34 slides




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