Cheetahs: A Predator's Role in the Ecosystem
This 163-page educational pack consists of a downloadable multi-section Teacher's Resource Guide. We would be grateful for a donation of $25.00 to download this document. The Table of Contents/Introduction and References can be previewed by clicking on the links below. Other sections are: Biology, Ecology, Conservation, and Other Subjects. All sections include sub-sections with lesson objectives and activites.
For a listing of chapters included in this guide, click here. To download the cover, the table of contents, and sample chapters, click on the links below.
Please note that these files and the downloadable guide are on PDF format. You will need to download Adobe's Acrobat Reader .
- Table of Contents/Introduction
- Sample Chapter: Life Cycle
- Sample Chapter: Adaptations
- Sample Chapter: Ecology & Population Change
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Cincinnati Zoo Activity Guides Featuring CCF
The following two Activity Guides have been prepared by Cincinnati Zoo in conjunction with CCF, for use in educational programs in both the USA and Namibia. These are PDF files that can be downloaded for printing, but note that these files are very large and will take some considerable time to download unless you have broadband internet access.
- Meet The Cheetah - An Activity Guide for Primary Students (United States) / Lower Primary Learners (Namibia).
- A Voice for the Cheetah - An Activity Guide for Intermediate Elementary Students (United States) / Upper Primary Learners (Namibia).
Pulse of the Planet Educational Resources: Cheetah (grades k-4)
Each weekday, the Pulse of the Planet radio series --presented by the National Science Foundation-- provides its listeners with a two-minute sound portrait of Planet Earth, tracking the rhythms of nature, culture and science worldwide, blending interviews with extraordinary natural sound.
Pulse of the Planet offers lesson plans, suitable for classrooms or home-schoolers, using Pulse of the Planet programs and sounds as a focus for learning activities on a variety of subjects. The lesson plans are aligned to national science education standards for grades K - 12. All lesson plans, along with downloadable audio files, are free for educational use to registered teachers and parents. Registration is free.
To download your cheetah lesson plan or a compliation of cheetahs, lions and tigers (both for grades K-4), click here and register for free. Then click on Educational Resources on the upper right corner. From the list of themes, choose Tooth and Claw. You will find the cheetah and big cat lesson plans at the top of the list: Lesson Plans 2-1 and 2-3.
Thanks to Pulse of the Planet and Executive Producer Jim Metzner for making these great educational aides available!
DisneyNATURE's African cats educational materials (activity and educators' guide)
On the ocassion of Disney's launch of the film African Cats in 2011, Disney launched this 8-page activity guide to teach students about African savanna habitat and wildlife. Click here to visit the DisneyNature web site and download the guide.
For more materials, visit our library by clicking here.