2nd Grade Research and Inquiry Resources
• Students will look at pictures of different wolf tail postures and read about what these different postures mean.
• Students will assess how different situations would cause a wolf to feel and will draw pictures of different tail postures that correspond with a wolf's reaction to those situations.
• Students will repeat this activity for different wolf body postures.
This Web site was created by T.W.I.N., the Timber Wolf Information Network, an organization dedicated to increasing public understanding and acceptance of the wolf and its ecological role in the environment.
• Have students connect to http://www.timberwolfinformation.org/kidsonly/jigsaw/jigsaw.htm, a different page on the same Web site. Have students complete the jigsaw puzzle by clicking on one square of the jumbled picture and then on the site where they'd like to drop it.
• Have students connect to http://www.kidsplanet.org/www and click on Interactive Map in the right- hand menu. The interactive map is color-coded to show wolf populations throughout the world. Explain that students may zoom in and read the numbers of wolves living in a specific country by clicking on the map. Have students:
list six places that have large wolf populations.
list six places that have large wolf populations and record the number of wolves living in each.
list the area that has the largest wolf population and the area that has the smallest and record the number of wolves living in each.