Elephant's Senses

Elephant's Senses

Author: Luisa Casillas

4-LS1-2 Use a model to describe that animals   receive different types of information   through their senses, process the   information in the brain, and respond in   different ways.

Fourth Grade Level

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Baby elphant falls on its back at Surich Zoo, adult efephants rush over to help.

This video shows how elephants use their senses to communicate and help each other.

Source: "Baby Elephant Falls On Its Back At Zürich Zoo, Adult Elephants Rush Over To Help." YouTube. YouTube, n.d. Web. 17 Oct. 2014.

Shirly and Jenny: Two Elephants Reunited After More Than 20 Years.

This video describes how two elephant friends get together after twenty years. It shows how they use their senses to process information.

Source: "Shirley and Jenny: Two Elephants Reunited After More Than 20 Years." YouTube. YouTube, n.d. Web. 17 Oct. 2014.

Elephants Senses

This SeaWorld's cite is very informative. It gives information about the elephants's senses and shows pictures too.





Source: N.p., n.d. Web. 15 Oct. 2014.