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Aye-Aye


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    Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo

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Aye-Aye

This is an activity about the adaptations that allow the Aye-aye to survive in its habitat. Learners will explore how the Aye-aye collects food and how this is influenced by their specialized finger. Learners will analyze and draw conclusions from collected data.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
Under 5 minutes

Learning Time:
45 to 60 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
$5 - $10 per student

Age Range:
Ages 8 - 11

Resource Types:
Activity, Experiment/Lab Activity, Lesson/Lesson Plan, Simulation

Language:
English

Materials List (per student)


Subjects


  • Life Sciences
    • Diversity of Life
      • Animals
      • Biodiversity
    • Evolution
      • Mechanisms of Evolution
  • Mathematics
    • Data Analysis and Probability
      • Data Analysis
      • Data Collection
  • The Nature of Science
    • The Scientific Process
      • Conducting Investigations
      • Gathering Data
      • Formulating Explanations
      • Communicating Results

Informal Categories


  • Animals
  • Nature and Environment

Audience


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see
  • read
  • touch

Learning styles supported:

  • Involves hands-on or lab activities

Other


Includes alignment to state and/or national standards

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Access Rights:

  • Free access

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Rights:

  • All Rights Reserved, Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo, ©2010

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