Many people love penguins. It might have something to do with their adorable appearance and cute, little waddle. Don’t be fooled, though, these cuddly-looking creatures are masters of resilience as many of them face some of the harshest weather conditions on earth. Enjoy this penguin nature study!
Penguin Nature Study
Venture into the Southern Hemisphere to learn about some of the cutest animals on the planet. It might seem like we should go straight to Antarctica, but not all penguins live in such a cold, icy climate. By the end of the podcast episode, try to answer these questions:
- What’s Mrs. Cindy’s favorite book about penguins?
- In which animal group do penguins belong?
- Besides walking, what is a penguin’s main mode of locomotion?
- Name one method cold-weather penguins use to stay warm.
- How many different penguin species are there in the world?
Penguin Nature Walk Challenge
Download a free Penguin Nature Walk Challenge below. It will be instantly delivered. Grab a nature journal and some brightly colored pencils for an exciting nature walk – even if there are no penguins nearby.
Penguin Nature Study Video Class
In the upcoming No Sweat Nature Study video class for members, embark on an expedition to explore the geography and unique habitats of each climate where penguins are found. Learn about their unique body adaptations, locomotion, and basic needs. Of course, we won’t forget to discuss the unique ways penguins are resilient in difficult situations, too.
Come along and create your very own nature journal page during the class!
Free Printable Winter Observation Packet
As mentioned in the podcast, download a free packet of winter observation activities to use with the entire family all season long!
Would you like to record a voicemail to answer this season’s nature study question?
Unfortunately, the voice message inbox is full for the rest of the season. A brand-new question will be released soon and I can’t wait to start hearing from you again!
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