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Age suitability: Nursery

Availability: Edinburgh Zoo only

Length of lesson: 40 minutes 


Session Outline:



Learning Outcomes:

  • To recognise typical bear features like round ears, long nose, fur, claws, paws and tail
  • To know that there are different types of bear
  • To know that bears live in different places and have different features to cope
  • To know the simple life cycle of a bear


Curriculum for Excellence Experience and Outcomes:

  • HWB 0-48a ‘I recognise that we have similarities and differences but are all unique.’
  • SOC 0-08a ‘I explore and appreciate the wonder of nature within different environments and have played a part in caring for the environment.'
  • SCN 0-01a ‘I have observed living things in the environment over time and am becoming aware of how they depend on each other.’