These sites are about animal hibernation. Learn what hibernation is, when and why animals hibernate, what kinds of animals hibernate, and what animals have to do to get ready for these changes. Includes animations, lesson plans, and printouts. There is also a link to eThemes Resource on Migration.
Hibernation: What is it?
This page provides good introductory information for hibernation. Find out what hibernation is and what animals have to do to prepare before going into hibernation. NOTE: This site has links to external sites.
Read through this brief information for teachers about hibernation as well as activities to go along with the topic. NOTE: Subscription is required to access movies.
EnchantedLearning: Hibernating Animal Printouts
These are printouts for hibernating animals and brief information about hibernation. NOTE: This site includes ads and links to external sites.
BrainPop: Hibernation Animation
Watch a movie by Tim and Moby explaining why some animals hibernating. Includes activities and a quiz at the bottom of a page. NOTE: Subscription is required for this site.
Snug in the Snow
Find out what animals do before and during hibernation. Learn what the difference between true hibernation and non-true hibernation.
How Turtles Hibernate Through the Winter
Learn about turtle hibernation and challenges they have during hibernation.
Read a passage about hibernation and then answer questions. Answers are on page 2.
Scholastic: A Time to Sleep
Here are some ideas for classroom activities that teaching the concept of hibernation. NOTE: This site includes ads and links to external sites.
Lesson Plan: Hibernation
Teach children about hibernation with this art project, song, and discussion suggestions.
eThemes Resource: Animals: Migration
These sites are about animal migration. Learn what migration is, when and why animals have to migrate, what kinds of animals migrate, and what animals have to do to get ready for these changes. Includes migration maps, videos, lesson plans, and animation. There are links to eThemes Resource on Butterflies and Monarch Migration and Hibernation.