Virtual Classroom Programs

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Assateague Puppet Theater

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Visit Assateague online and discover our virtual classroom programs including Assateague Puppet Theater Presents videos and post-visit activities.
 
Assateague Puppet Theatre Presents:
Island Habitats
Animals need the same things we do to survive: food, water, shelter, and space. In this episode of Assateague Puppet Theater, young learners take an adventure to explore the habitats on Assateague Island and discover the animals that call them home.

Next Generation Science Standards:
ESS3.A: Natural Resources (K-ESS3-1)
LS1.A: Structure and Function (1-LS1-1)
LS1.B: Growth and Development of Organisms (1-LS1-2)
LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms (K-LS1-1)

Island Habitat: Post-Video Activities
Post Activity - Instructions (pdf file; 124kb)
Post Activity - Animals (pdf file; 257kb)
Post Activity - Forest (pdf file; 252kb)
Post Activity - Marsh (pdf file; 428kb)
Post Activity - Ocean (pdf file; 262kb)

 
Assateague Puppet Theatre Presents:
Feathers and Hair - What Animals Wear
Why do animals wear feathers, scales, or fur? In this episode of Assateague Puppet Theater, young learners join a ranger to read, "Feathers and Hair What Animals Wear. The story examines the body coverings, colors, and features of different animals.

Next Generation Science Standards:
LS1.A: Structure and Function (1-LS1-1)
LS1.D: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms (1-LS1-1)

Feathers and Hair - What Animals Wear: Post-Video Activities
Post Activity - Instructions (pdf file; 194kb)
Post Activity - Clues (pdf file; 115kb)
Post Activity - Four in a Row Sheets (pdf file; 758kb)


 

Build a Critter - The Blue Crab

In this episode of Assateague Build A Critter: Blue Crab, young learners help piece together a giant blue crab puzzle and discover how each body part helps blue crabs survive.

Next Generation Science Standards:
LS1.A: Structure and Function (1-LS1-1)
LS1.C: Organization for Matter and Energy Flow in Organisms (K-LS1-1)
LS1.D: Information Processing (1-LS1-1)

Build a Critter - The Blue Crab: Post Video Activities:
Post Activity - Instructions (pdf file; 118kb)
Post Activity - Blue Crab Cutout Carapace and Eyes (pdf file; 421kb)
Post Activity - Blue Crab Cutout Walking Legs (pdf file; 379kb)
Post Activity - Blue Crab Cutout Pincers and Swimmers (pdf file; 365kb)

Last updated: March 8, 2021

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