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  • The lesson plans in our 'Hoofin' It!' unit help students learn the basics of animal classification and what characteristics are common to mammals, mainly through studying Dall sheep.

    This lesson, the last in the unit, has students conduct research, write and present an oral presentation, and create an informational display on their topic.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Twelfth Grade
    Subjects:
    Wilderness, Wildlife Biology, Wildlife Management
    Keywords:
    Dall sheep, research, oral presentation
  • Noatak National Preserve

    Hoofin' It! Hard to See?

    sheep high atop a mountain

    The lesson plans in our 'Hoofin' It!' unit help students learn the basics of animal classification and what characteristics are common to mammals, mainly through studying Dall sheep.

    Lesson five focuses on understanding camouflage as an animal adaptation.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Kindergarten-Eighth Grade
    Keywords:
    camouflage, adaptation
  • Noatak National Preserve

    Hoofin' It! - Population Calculation

    distant sheep on a mountain, river valley and other mountains in background

    The lesson plans in our 'Hoofin' It!' unit help students learn the basics of animal classification and what characteristics are common to mammals, mainly through studying Dall sheep.

    Lesson twelve provides students with wild sheep population numbers collected in the field and challenges them to graph and analyze the data. 

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Sixth Grade-Tenth Grade
    Subjects:
    Mathematics, Wildlife Biology
    Keywords:
    population
  • Noatak National Preserve

    Hoofin' It! - Scavenger Hunt

    distant sheep on a mountainside

    The lesson plans in our 'Hoofin' It!' unit help students learn the basics of animal classification and what characteristics are common to mammals, mainly through studying Dall sheep.

    Lesson thirteen is a game helping students understand the role of wildlife in their own lives.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Kindergarten-Sixth Grade
    Subjects:
    Biology: Animals
    Keywords:
    team work, Scavenger hunt
  • Noatak National Preserve

    Hoofin' It! Vertebrate Mysteries

    A Dall sheep stretches its neck to eat vegetation

    The lesson plans in our 'Hoofin' It!' unit help students learn the basics of animal classification and wildlife ecology by studying Dall sheep. Each lesson contains several activities.

    Lesson three focuses on distinctions between types of vertebrates.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Eighth Grade-Twelfth Grade
    Subjects:
    Biology: Animals
    Keywords:
    teamwork, classification, discussion
  • Noatak National Preserve

    Hoofin' It! - What Do You Know?

    three Dall sheep

    The lesson plans in our 'Hoofin' It!' unit help students learn the basics of animal classification and what characteristics are common to mammals, mainly through studying Dall sheep.

    Lesson one lets students discuss what they already know about taxonomy and Dall sheep.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Kindergarten-Twelfth Grade
    Subjects:
    Biology: Animals, Wildlife Biology
    Keywords:
    adaptations, taxonomy, wildlife, Dall sheep, wolves, Sheep
  • Noatak National Preserve

    Hoofin' It - Year of the Sheep

    a Dall sheep ewe and lamb on a ridge

    The lesson plans in our 'Hoofin' It!' unit help students learn the basics of animal classification and what characteristics are common to mammals, mainly through studying Dall sheep.

    Lesson seven focuses on the life cycle of Dall sheep

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Third Grade-Twelfth Grade
    Subjects:
    Biology: Animals, Wildlife Biology
  • Noatak National Preserve

    Hoofin' It! - Who's Got My Habitat?

    silhouetted Dall sheep on a ridge, mountains in the distance

    The lesson plans in our 'Hoofin' It!' unit help students learn the basics of animal classification and what characteristics are common to mammals, mainly through studying Dall sheep.

    Lesson eight explores wildlife habitat and wildlife populations

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Third Grade-Twelfth Grade
    Subjects:
    Biology: Animals, Wildlife Biology
    Keywords:
    habitat, population dynamics
  • The lesson plans in our 'Hoofin' It!' unit help students learn the basics of animal classification and what characteristics are common to mammals, mainly through studying Dall sheep.

    Lesson fifteen explores how scientists estimate populations.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Fifth Grade-Twelfth Grade
    Subjects:
    Mathematics, Wildlife Biology, Wildlife Management
    Keywords:
    graphing, observation
  • Noatak National Preserve

    Hoofin' It! Special Parts

    closeup of a Dall sheep ram

    The lesson plans in our 'Hoofin' It!' unit help students learn the basics of animal classification and what characteristics are common to mammals, mainly through studying Dall sheep.

    Lesson four focuses on animal adaptations.

    Type:
    Lesson Plan
    Grade level:
    Kindergarten-Twelfth Grade
    Subjects:
    Biology: Animals
    Keywords:
    adaptations
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