Welcome Halloween with your students in class or at home with Scholastic NewsScholastic MATH and Science World magazines. Use the free resources below to engage your students while learning about bats' unique adaptations and what they have offer a variety of ecosystems. For more information and articles from Scholastic Magazines+ that spark curiosity, inspire empathy and ignite a passion for learning, visit www.scholastic.com/magazines.

For Grades 6–9

Prepare your students by reading “The Wild World of Bats” in the October issue of Scholastic MATH. You’ll learn more about how these creatures aren’t really that creepy—and why they need our help. This piece is a great resource for educators teaching mean, median and mode!

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Included Teaching Resources: Videos, skills sheets and more!

For Grades 1–2

"What's Inside a Bat Cave" explores the deep depth of caves while "Busy, Busy Bat!" teaches early learners how bats help fruit grow. With a science focus, these pieces also explore ELA skills such as vocabulary, writing and text features. Additional teaching resources include lesson plans, skills sheets and more!

For Grades 3–6

Engage students with a scientific inquiry: "What's Really Going on Here?" Construct explanations with your students to better understand the adaptations of Honduran white bats. Additional teaching resources include lesson plans, leveled texts and more!

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