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Growing Up WILD Educator Resources


Listed below are resources to supplement several of the Growing Up WILD activities. In addition to the list below, the National Growing Up WILD site has Copy Me pages available as well as Home Connections and Show Me Wildlife videos related to the activities.

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Ants on Parade

  • All About Ants Hand-out
  • Ant Anatomy Coloring Sheet
  • Ant Lifecycle Coloring Sheet
  • Bird Icon

    Bird Beak Buffet

  • Common Feeder Birds
  • Birds of Maryland
  • Crab Icon

    Deep Blue Sea

  • Deep Blue Sea Supplement
  • Fish Icon

    Fishing Fun

  • Maryland Fish Facts
  • Brook Trout Fact Sheet
  • Leaf Icon

    Looking at Leaves

  • Common Leaves
  • Common Leaf Parts
  • Learning About Leaves Coloring Book
  • Black Bear Icon

    Lunch for a Bear

  • Black Bear Education Trunk
  • Black Bears in Maryland
  • Black Bears: In Focus
  • Black Bear Coloring Sheet
  • Deer Icon

    Oh, Deer!

  • White-tailed Deer Education Trunk
  • Biology of Deer in Maryland
  • Owl Icon

    Owl Pellets

  • Owls of Maryland
  • Virtual Owl Pellet Dissection
  • Spider Web Icon

    Spider Web Wonders

  • Common Spiders of MD
  • Common Spiders of MD Hand-out
  • Large Spider Web Templates
  • Spider Sentences Hand-out
  • Tracks Icon

    Tracks!

  • Easy track activity sheet
  • Furbearer Education Trunk
  • Modified Field Study Sheet for Tracks
  • Symbols Icon

    Wildlife as Symbols

  • Maryland State Symbols
  • Maryland State Song
  • Acknowledgements:

  • Barred owl, black bear, cardinal and deer graphics by Tracey Saxby, Integration and Application Network, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (ian.umces.edu/imagelibrary/).
  • Spider web graphic by Dieter Tracey, Integration and Application Network, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (ian.umces.edu/imagelibrary).
  • For more information and resources, then please contact:

    Kerry Wixted
    Wildlife and Heritage Service
    580 Taylor Ave, E-1
    Annapolis, MD 21401
    kwixted@dnr.state.md.us
    Phone: 410-260-8566
    Fax: 410-260-8596

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