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Leaping Leopards!

 A Webquest


by

Gail Skroback Hennessey

Go on a cybersafari to learn about the leopard!


1. Related to the jaguar, the leopard's flower shaped spots are called ____________________.Each is like a human fingerprint-no two are alike. Unlike other animals in the cat family, leopards do like _________________.Find the answers at this link: http://www.sandiegozoo.org/animalbytes/t-leopard.html

2. Carnivores(meat eaters), what are four creatures leopards like to eat?__________________ What do leopards use to grab their prey?_______________. Up to what speeds can leopards run?____________Find the answers at this link: http://www.sandiegozoo.org/animalbytes/t-leopard.html

There are 8 webquestions

TEACHER PAGE:

Notes: I usually have small groups work on a webquest and then we regroup and review the answers. Additionally, students can make a short comprehension review to exchange with another group to answer.

Activities:

Pretend you are a leopard. Tell about a day in your life-what did you do, see, hear, etc. Include 5 facts learned about leopards in your story.

Draw a picture of a leopard. Write 4 facts learned from the webquest on your drawing.

Try this online leopard puzzler:http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/games/puzzlesquizzes/snow-leopard-puzzler/




There are 8 extension activities

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