Educator Resources for Bats

Ready to fly? In this BrainPOP movie Tim and Moby will teach you all about those crazy animals called bats. Discover why they are so special among mammals, and find out just how many species of bats there are (it’s a pretty big number)! You’ll meet the smallest bat, the largest bat, as well as one of the most famous, the vampire bat! You’ll also find out where in the world bats live, as well as how they use a special sonar process called echolocation to hunt for food in the dark. Finally, you can learn about bat reproduction and their bizarre sleeping habits. There’s enough fun in here to drive you batty!

Lesson Plans

Animals Lesson Plan: Diversity of Life

Grade Levels: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12