CLASSROOM – Monkey
It’s important not to have any monkey business in the classroom. This week, though, we’re going to invite the monkey’s into the classroom for Monkey Day. It’s an opportunity to learn about different primates all over the world. Whether your students read about them or explore these fascinating creatures in blogs or videos, they can learn a lot. Many species currently face reduced habitat due to deforestation. Those that aren’t on the endangered species list are threatened or struggling.
HOW TO OBSERVE – Monkey
This week, we offer a coloring page and several resources to help you celebrate Monkey Day with your students.
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THIS WEEK’S CLASSROOM PROJECTS – Monkey
Monkeys are fascinating creatures. They are close cousins to the chimpanzee, another primate. This week, we invite you to explore what a monkey is and where they live.
- At the Wisconsin National Primate Research Center, discover all sorts of primates – monkeys, too! Explore their world, discover jobs that allow you to work with monkeys, and browse all kinds of photos.
- What’s the difference between an ape, chimpanzee, and a monkey? We’ll let Sciencemag.org explain.
- Watch the Live Snow Monkey cam at the Detroit Zoo!
- Download and print the Monkey Day coloring page.
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