Bat Lesson Plans

Hibernating Townsend at Lava Beds
Hibernating Townsend

Shawn Thomas

To learn more about how bats play a role in our everyday lives, we encourage you to used the following for Units in your classroom. Subject matter includes preconceived notions of bats, bat habitats, and the bat population at Lava Beds. All activities are designed for use in the classroom. Each unit contains background information for use by the teacher, and activities/lesson plans.

The primary goals of these lessons and activities is to enable a teacher to present information in the classroom before conducting a field trip to the monument. We hope by using this material you visit to Lava Beds will be a comprehensive educational experience.

You can request the full kit that come complete with a bat skeleton by contacting Angela Sutton at 530-667-8119.

Unit 1 - Bat Attitudes

Teachers Info

Activity A

Activity A - Student Worksheet

Activity A - Home Log Sheet

Activity B - Cultural Attitudes

Activity B - Cultural Cards


Unit 2 - Bat Adaptations

Teacher Info

Activity A - Bat Adaptations


Last updated: February 28, 2015

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