Education

This series of education activities aims to give teachers and conservation practitioners some thought provoking and fun activities for children. Activities include games, class and home based tasks, group work and short projects.

If you have an activity you would like to share with us, please email saigaresourcecentre@gmail.com

For Teachers
For Children
Teaching Aids
Learning Activities
Saiga: Spirit of the Steppe Teaching Guide
Saiga: Spirit of the Steppe Teaching Guide
International
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San Diego Zoo Global

This teaching guide and education booklet was created by San Diego Zoo Global for use by schools and wildlife clubs to teach students about the saiga antelope.

What Animal Am I ?
What Animal Am I ?
International
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What features define an animal? Do we associate particular characteristics with a species or a group of species?

Saiga Day
Saiga Day
International
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Saiga Day was celebrated simultaneously in three countries - Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Kalmykia (the Russian Federation) for the first time in 2011.

Personal & Social Education
The importance of nature's ecological services
International
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This activity enables students to understand the importance of ecological services the natural environment provides and the need to preserve it.

Developing an Information Leaflet
Developing an Information Leaflet
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This activity brings together different elements of the curriculum to produce an information leaflet.

Animal Features
Animal Features
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The Energy Race
The Energy Race
International
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This game demonstrates how energy is passed along a food chain. It involves running about with cups of water, so a large outdoor space is required.

Why Do We Need Wetlands?
Why Do We Need Wetlands?
International
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This game demonstrates the importance of wetlands and the need for their conservation.

Personal & Social Education
Personal & Social Education
International
All/international

This activity enables students to understand the importance of ecological services the natural environment provides and the need to preserve it.

The Greenhouse Effect Game
The Greenhouse Effect Game
International
All/international

This game demonstrates the greenhouse effect by showing how carbon dioxide in the atmosphere traps some of the sun's heat, insulates the Earth and allows life to survive.