Wild in Chicago [Z06]
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Grade Level:Elementary, Middle School
Item Type:Experience Box
Categories:Animals
Topics:Animals, Chicago Area, Environmental Conservation, Evolution, Fish, Reptiles, etc., Great Lakes Region, Insects, Arthropods, Mammals, North America

Many animals make their home in Chicago's urban environment. Some of these animals are natives, while others are new to the region and flourish in urban environments. Become a field guide writer, observing and researching many species of animals found in urban Chicago. Discuss how students could take action to make their schoolyard or backyard a better place for animals. Then, take action!

Attention: Some of the items in this box are protected under the Migratory Bird Treaty Act and may only be borrowed by educational institutions that are open to the general public and are non-profit (such as a public or charter school), but may not be borrowed by private individuals or institutions without a special permit. If you have any questions about whether you or your institution qualify to borrow this box without a permit, please contact us.

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