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Bat Weblesson

 

Bats are among the mostmisunderstood and least known animals in the world. Most of ushave heard that bats are blind and that they suck the blood ofhumans as vampires do. Most of us have probably heard also thatthey swoop down and entangle themselves in human hair. Are thesefacts or are they fiction? Let's go to the following web sitesand find out. 

Megabats and Microbatsare the two major groups of bats. Check these two linksthen compare and contrast their characteristics.

If They Fly, Why Aren't They Birds
Compare bats and birds. Which are you most like and why?

What Does a Bat Look Like
Compare how bats use their ears, eyes, fur, feet, hands and noseswith the way humans use their ears, eyes, fur, feet, hands andnoses. Do you have more differences or similarities?

BatCam
View these bats and describe the things you learn about thephysical characteristics of these bats. 

Bats - Echolocation or Sonar
Explain how bats use echolocation to find their prey. Draw yourown diagram of how bats use echolocation to find their prey.

Now let's really have some fun!!!
Build a Bathouse

Read Some Bat Myths

ReadSome Bat Poems

Worka Bat Crossword Puzzle

Have a batty good time!!