March 3rd

World Wildlife Day is celebrated every year on March 3 to cherish the planet’s wildlife and biodiversity. This day is dedicated to raising awareness of the world’s wild fauna and flora. United Nations noted, “Though World Wildlife Day is an annual celebration, wildlife conservation is an issue that needs attention and action every day.”

A Life on Our Planet

(The Environment; SEL: Surviving; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [9+]

Fly Away Home

The Best of TWM

(Health (Grieving); ELA: theme, characterization, backstory, allusion, complication; Science(Biology); the Environment; World/Canada; SEL: Grieving; Parenting; Father/Daughter; Caring for Animals; Teamwork; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility; Caring) [10+]

Fly Away Home

Hero’s Journey Lesson Plan

(Literature/Hero’s Journey) [12+]

Gorillas in the Mist

The Best of TWM

(The Environment; Science-Technology; World/Africa; SEL: Caring for Animals; Courage; Human Rights; Romantic Relationships; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Trustworthiness; Respect; Citizenship) [13+]

Ice Age: The Meltdown

Talking and Playing for Growth

(The Environment; SEL: Friendship; Courage; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Responsibility (Taking Care of the Environment) [6 – 8]

March of the Penguins

The Best of TWM

(Science; the Environment; World/Antarctica; SEL: Caring for Animals) [10+]

Planet Earth

Snippet Lesson Plan

The Arctic and Antarctica

(Earth Science) [10+; snippet: 40 minutes, 30 seconds; Lesson: One and one-half 45 – 55 minute class periods]

Winged Migration

Snippet Lesson Plan

(Science; the Environment; SEL: Caring for Animals) [12+]

The Year the Earth Changed

(The Environment; SEL: Surviving; Moral-Ethical Emphasis: Respect) [8+]