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Discovery Time: Tracks


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    Florida Museum of Natural History

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Discovery Time: Tracks

In this activity, young learners, (2 years and up) explore animal behavior and adaptations by providing a "track trap" and observing the signs animals leave behind. Includes step by step instructions in the video and pdf, a "What's Going On" section with background information on animal signs like tracks and scat, book list and suggested resources for extension.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
5 to 10 minutes

Learning Time:
1 to 4 weeks

Estimated Materials Cost:
$1 - $5 per student

Age Range:
Ages 4 - 8

Resource Type:
Activity

Language:
English

Materials List (per student)


  • Rake
  • Sand
  • Shovel
  • Bait (bird seed, fruits, vegetables)

Subjects


  • Life Sciences
    • Diversity of Life

Informal Categories


  • Animals
  • Nature and Environment
  • Outdoor Activity

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Access Rights:

  • Free access

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Rights:

  • All Rights Reserved, Florida Museum of Natural History, ©2021

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