Learn about the three species of wolves and find out how they differ from other animals in the canine family. Listen to their howls, learn what their different postures mean, and view illustrations of their tracks. Also, read about the controversy over reintroducing wolves into national parks.
Listen to audio files of wolves howling (the QuickTime link works the best). Read about the reintroduction of wolves in the United States and take the quiz to find out how dogs and wolves differ. NOTE: The recommended sites under resources are not specifically geared toward children. Teachers should preview them first before sharing.
Follow these links for lesson plans and information on how to order a traveling trunk. There is also a page showing the differences between the skulls of a fox, wolf, and coyote. Click on the tabs on the side for activities in different subject areas.