[BEARS: Imagination and Reality.  At the San Diego Natural History Museum from October 21, 2000 through January 2, 2001.]

Teacher's Guide: Introduction

This exhibition closed January 4, 1998.

Dear Teacher,

Welcome to BEARS: Imagination and Reality. The enclosed materials were developed in conjunction with the exhibition by the Science Museum of Minnesota. This packet includes background information about bears, an overview of the exhibit, vocabulary, a bibliography, two classroom activities, and an exercise to do while visiting the exhibit.

The exhibit and the activities in this packet align with the California Science Content Standards in Life Science for grades K-4, 6; Earth Science, grades K, 3; Investigation and Experimentation, grades K-2, 7; and with the California Language Arts Content Standards in Reading Comprehension, grades K-5; Literary Response, K-1, 3-5; Listening and Speaking, grades K-4.

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Exhibit Overview

Background Information


At the Museum

Pre- and Post-visit Activities


bear drawing

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