The March/April 2014 issue of the Arizona Wildlife Views magazine contained a special issue devoted entirely to the Mexican wolf. In conjunction, we have put together a number of wolf education resources that may be valuable in your classroom.
All of the resources below can be downloaded or accessed for free, including select articles from the magazine.
- General wolf factsheet [PDF]
- Mexican wolf factsheet [PDF]
- Mexican gray wolf species abstract [PDF]
- Mexican wolf reintroduction and management (AZGFD) [Website]
- Mexican wolf recovery program (USFWS) [Website]
Arizona Wildlife Views Sample Articles
- Misconceptions about Wolves [PDF]
- A Patchwork of Perspectives [PDF]
- Telemetry, Tracking and Tools [PDF]
- The Tug-of-War of Conservation [PDF]
The entire wolf special issue can be accessed for free as a digital version online.
For a limited time, class sets of the magazine are also available for free to educators. Magazines are issued in sets of 60 and can be picked up from seven locations around the state. To place your order, complete the online form.
AZGFD Education Materials
- Perspectives in Wolf Conservation (Grades 9-10) [PDF]
- I'm a Wolf Biologist (Grades 9-10) [PDF]
- Wolves: An Uncertain Future (Grades 4-12) [PDF]
- Wild Kids Canine Activity Sheets [PDF: K-3, 4-6, or 7-12]
Other Education Materials
- Gray Wolves, Gray Matter curriculum (International Wolf Center) [Website]
- Online courses (International Wolf Center) [Website]
- Wolf Quest downloadable game (Minnesota Zoo) [Website]
"A rich science education has the potential to capture students' sense of wonder about the world and to spark their desire to continue learning about science throughout their lives." - A Framework for K-12 Science Education, National Academy of Sciences
"All students, especially those who live in circumstances that limit their interaction with nature, must have the opportunity to observe a variety of plants and animals in the classroom, on the school grounds, in the neighborhood, at home, in parks and streams and gardens, and at the zoo." - Benchmarks for Scientific Literacy, American Association for the Advancement of Science
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