National Wildlife Federation: Prairie Chicken Pageant

Students learn about the conservation challenges of the prairie chicken through performing a pageant.

Learning Objectives

Students will be able to:
✓ Identify several adaptations of an endangered prairie species.
✓ Describe conservation challenges of the prairie chicken.
✓ Propose creative solutions to prairie conservation issues.
✓ Discuss current efforts to protect prairie chickens.


Time: 1-3 class periods
Grade Level: 4-8, K-2
Subjects: science, drama, art
Skills: comparison, description, research

Science Topics
Conservation & Sustainability, Endangered Species, Zoology
Music, Art, and Language Arts Topics
K-6, Middle School, Educator
Kindergarten, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade
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