Zoo School Wednesday: Bat Bonanza

The Akron Zoo’s homeschool program for this month included – appropriate for October – a bonanza of Bats.

Objectives

  • Students will be able to describe how a bat is able to fly.
  • Students will be able to properly classify a bat.
  • Students will be able to differentiate a fruit eating bat from an insect eating bat.
  • Students will be able to explain how echolocation works.

Vocabulary

  • mammal
  • echolocation
  • frugivore
  • insectivore
  • nocturnal

 

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