Ecosystems


  • Crocodile Babies | Wild Kratts

    The Wild Kratts gang learns about how crocodile babies develop. Crocodiles become girls or boys based on the temperature of the crocodile nest.

    Grades: 3-4
  • Stranded in the Swamp | Wild Kratts

    Join the Wild Kratts gang in one of Florida's cypress swamps. Chris and Martin stumble across an unlikely creature friend: a river otter cub!

    Grades: 3-4
  • The Awesome Opossum | Wild Kratts

    Come learn about opossums and their families with the Kratt brothers. They stumble across a mother opossum and her babies on an adventure in the Florida cypress swamps.

    Grades: 3-4
  • Top of the Food Chain | Wild Kratts

    Join the Wild Kratts as they learn about the food web in Africa. Animals like lions and crocodiles are at the top, and baboons are in the middle.

    Grades: 3-4
  • Digging the Hole Time

    Learn about creatures that live in holes and how even though they may live there, it is actually often the aardvark that has done the digging! Viewers learn that the aardvark has an important role in nature as they help to build homes for other creatures, even their predator — the hyena!

    Grades: 1-3
  • Building a Beaver Pond

    Explore the building power of beavers and the large impact they can have on the environment when they build a dam! Viewers see an example of a pond that formed as a result of a dam in a river and learn about the habitat created for many animals as a result of the pond!

    Grades: 1-3
  • Operation Crocodile Nest - Wild Kratts | PBS KIDS Lab

    Use this video to teach children how female crocodiles dig a nest to bury their eggs. Chris and Martin sneak into a crocodile's nest to see what a hatching looks like.

    Utiliza este vídeo par enseñar a niños cómo los cocodrilos excavan un nido para enterrar sus huevos. Chris y Martin visitan un nido de cocodrilo para ver la salida de cascarón de un bebé.

    Grades: PreK-3
  • The Great Crocodile Hatching!

    Join Chris and Martin for an inside look at a crocodile hatching from underneath the ground in the nest. Viewers see firsthand how the baby crocs are born and start their lives. Viewers learn that crocs break through the eggs, use a calling noise to get the attention of their mother to dig them out, and then are scooped up into the mother's mouth to be carried to the water!

    Grades: 1-3
  • Up the Food Chain | Wild Kratts

    Learn about food chains in the wild with the Wild Kratts. The gang discusses the food chain, starting at the bottom with producers and going up to consumers.

    Grades: 3-4

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