• Views from Penobscot Mountain summit.

    Acadia

    National Park Maine

Animals of Acadia - Teacher Resources

Various habitats and animals are explored in the park on this fourth-grade program. Emphasis is placed on understanding animal adaptations and endangered species by studying Acadia's beavers and peregrine falcons.

Educator's Guide (pdf - 377kb) - Images are low resolution to reduce file size.

Maine State Learning Results


All items are available from the Educator's Resource Library unless otherwise indicated with a *.

General Bibliography

Long, Kim. Beavers, A Wildlife Handbook. Boulder, CO: Johnson Books, 2000.

Strong, Paul. Where Waters Run Beavers. Minnetonka, MN: Northwood Press, 1997.

Teacher Literature

Braus, Judy, ed. Nature Scope - Amazing Mammals, Part I. Washington, DC: National Wildlife Federation, 1988.

Braus, Judy, ed. Nature Scope - Amazing Mammals, Part II. Washington, DC: National Wildlife Federation, 1988.

MacDonald, Sharon. The Earth's Habitats. USA: Simon and Schuster Education Group, 1993.

Tomikel, John. The Nature of Things: Animals and Habitats. Elgin, PA: Allegheny Press, 1983.

Wexo, John Bonnett. Zoobooks - Endangered Animals. San Diego, CA: Wildlife Educators, Ltd., 1993.

Student Literature

Alden, Peter. Peterson First Guides - Mammals. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1987.

Brady, Irene. Beaver Year. USA: Nature Works, 1987.

Buck, Margaret Waring. Where They Go in Winter. Nashville,TN: Abingdon Press, 1968.

Burnie, David. Eyewitness Explorers: Mammals. New York, NY: Doring Kindersley, Inc., 1993.

Burton, Maurice. The Life of Birds. New York, NY: Golden Press, 1972.

Field, Nancy and Sally Machlis. Discovering Endangered Species. Corallis, OR: Dog - Eared Publications, 1990.

Fourie, Denise K. Hawks, Owls, and other Birds of Prey. New Jersey: Silver Burdett Press, 1995.

Green, John. Birds of Prey: Coloring Book. New York, NY: Dover Publications, 1989.

Jessar, Jenny. Our Living World: Mammals. Woodbridge, CT: Blackbirch Press, 1993.

Mills, Enos A. In a Beaver World. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 1913/1990.

Pope, Joyce. Animal Journeys. United States: Troll Associates, 1994.

Pope, Joyce. Animal Homes. United States: Troll Associates, 1994.

Wallace, Karen. Think of a Beaver. Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, 1993.

Wexo, John Bonnett. Zoobooks - Birds of Prey. San Diego, CA: Wildlife Educators, Ltd., 1991.

Wexo, John Bonnett. Zoobooks - Endangered Animals. San Diego, CA: Wildlife Educators, Ltd., 1993.

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