Zambia Lessons

Explorers of the World

Subjects: English Language Arts, Geography, World History
Suitable for: Grades 3-5

Overview: Students investigate the lives and the impact of different explorers throughout history. Students research and synthesize information to create a “Timeline Tile.” about one explorer. Download lesson & standards.

Elephant Conservation (Upper Elementary)

Subjects: Science
Suitable for: Grades 3-5

Overview: Students examine current threats to elephant populations worldwide and explore some of the present efforts being made towards elephant conservation and protection around the world. Students consider the effectiveness of these and other conservation efforts, specifically identifying actions that seem to have the most lasting impact on protecting the species. Download lesson & standards.

Elephant Conservation (Middle School)

Subjects: Science
Suitable for: Grades 6-8

Overview: Students examine current threats to elephant populations worldwide and explore some of the present efforts being made towards elephant conservation and protection. Students evaluate the effectiveness of these efforts and create a mock symposium to discuss other effective means for elephant conservation. Download lesson & standards.

The Giraffe

Subjects: Science
Suitable for: Grades 3-5

Overview: Students learn about the unique physical characteristics of the giraffe species and subspecies, and will explore how different subspecies’ possess unique characteristics based on their geographic location. Download lesson & standards.