We have included this page for teachers and other educators, to allow you the educators of future decision makers, a resource that may further your students appreciation for bears, other animals and the environment in which we all live.
From the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources: http://www.mnr.gov.on.ca/en/Business/Bearwise/2ColumnSubPage/196968.html
With a focus on the fascinating world of black bears, this program provides teachers with a classroom ready resource.
- background readings on the Bears of North America; hibernation and bear-human interactions;
- unit at a glance;
- lesson plans and suggested activities
- resources including a glossary, list of books and web sites and information sheets about black bears.
This program aims to generate awareness about black bears – their biological needs; their behavior and how human action influences bears. It is an initiative of the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources.