Snow School Pre-Lesson: Winter Wildlife Adaptations
- Grades 4 - 6
- 60 Minutes
- Foothills Learning Center or Your Place
Students will learn about different strategies that Idaho wildlife use to adjust to winter—hibernation, migration, acclimation and adaptation—and the importance of our open space and foothills habitat to winter wildlife. This lesson also emphasizes the importance of Leave No Trace when visiting Winter wildland areas and incorporates an experiment comparing the insulation effectiveness of materials! This lesson is offered as a pre-lesson for classes going up to the Bogus Basin Snow School.