Bats Scavenger Hunt

1. Stellaluna is one type of bat, a megabat. Bats can be first classified into two groups, megabats and microbats. Then there are several different types of bats within these two groups. Choose who will investigate the megabats and who will investigate the mircrobats.

 

Megabat

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Microbat

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2. Stellaluna had a loving mother. You will work with your partner and complete the assignment together. Your job is to find out how bat mothers care for their babies until they are able to be on their own. Click on the bats.

3. Stellaluna could fly at night and not get hurt. Investigate her special gift called echolocation. Your job is to discover how echolocation works. Could you use echolocation to see in the dark like bats do? Click on the bat to find out.

  

4. Stellaluna and her bat friends help our world. Your job is to list how bats help the world and then teach your friends! Click on the world to discover how bats help us.

5. Bats are unique and helpful mammals. Why do you think some people are afraid them? Using the two links below you will investigate bat facts and myths and decide for yourself. What could you teach people to not be afraid of bats?

6. Write a letter to Stellaluna and explain to her why she is so special. This is your opportunity to show that you are a bat expert!

 


Conclusion

Now that you have become a bat expert, visit these fun and exciting sites. You can learn even more about bats or play bat games and make bat art. Maybe you would like to build a bat house in your backyard!

 

 

Echo Bat

Bat Quiz

 

 

 

Bat Games