Resources for Teachers and Classroom Presenters
International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)
The educational site of the International Fund for Animal Welfare is http://www.ifaw.org/united-states/our-work/.
IFAW offers a wide variety of free thematic education packs including teaching guides, lessons, worksheets, videos, and interactive activities aligned with core curricula.
Each of these topics contain lesson / teaching plans appropriate to the children’s age and grade level.
Keep Wild Animals Wild – 3 levels of lesson plans: K-2, 3-5, 6-8.
Climate Change and Animals – middle and secondary school student levels. 3 Brochures.
Cats, Dogs, and Us – 3 levels of lesson plans: K-2, 3-5, 6-8. Brochures & Posters.
Big Trunks, Tiny Tales – designed for K-2. Videos, Action Plans. Student Magazine. Elephants.
Elephants, Never Forget – for grades 3 to 8. Videos, Brochures, Posters, Action Plans.
Born to Be Wild – save the tigers. Elementary and middle grades. Illustrated brochure.
Under One Sky – explores the many ways that animals matter. Grades 3-4, 5-9. Illustrated brochures, lesson plans.
Beneath the Waves – dives deep into the world under the seas, exploring whales and other marine wildlife. Grades 3-4, 5-9. Illustrated brochures, plans.
To the Rescue – animal rescues in disaster situations. Grades 5-9, Brochures, videos.
Making Waves for Seals – elementary and middle school grades.
The students section has age-appropriate discussion of many of the same topics that students could access “on their own.”
An Elephant’s World
New Life on the Ice
A Dog’s World
Wild About Tigers
A Penguin’s World