Resources for Teachers

SOL Related Resources

  • Virginia Wildlife Calendar Classroom Activities (PDF)
  • Life Cycle (Science SOL 2.4)
    • White-tailed Deer in the Classroom: explore the life cycle of the white-tailed deer with a video, lessons and information to support the Virginia Science Standard of Learning Objective 2.4.
  • Virginia Watersheds (Science SOL 4.8, 6.7, ES9, and Bio9)
  • Migration (Science SOL 2.7, 3.4, 4.8, and LS.11)
    The Department has placed satellite transmitters on several species of birds in order to learn more about their migration patterns. Although the transmitters are no longer transmitting data and have fallen off the birds, the information returned from these transmitters is valuable in managing both winter and summer habitats for these species. Flocks of these species follow similar routes every spring and fall.

    • Tundra Swan Study
    • Peregrine Falcon Study
      • Management and Recovery
      • FalconTrak
      • Migration Map
    • Black Duck Study
    • Pintail Duck Study
  • Biodiversity (Science SOL 3.6, 4.8, LS.9, LS.12, BIO.8, BIO.9)
    The Species Richness maps for mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians display the biodiversity of species within VA. Compare these maps to locations of Virginia’s human populations.

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