Animal Biography Series – Lesson Plans

The Animal Biography Series

With the publication of Nefertiti, the Spidernaut, the animal biographies we publish has become a series. We are working on a set of Lesson Plans geared toward the NGSS.

Click here to download the lesson plans.

This is an early draft and we’d love input on how you use the books in your classes (Email: darcy@mimshouse.com)

Wisdom, the Midway Albatross

This is the story of the oldest known wild bird in the world and how she has survived for over 65 years. | MimsHouse.comWisdom, the Midway Albatross is the story of the oldest known wild bird in the world. She has been continuously banded since December 10,1956. This is the story of her remarkable survival for over 65 years. And amazingly, the story is ongoing: on February 4, 2016, she hatched a new chick!

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Multimedia resources for Wisdom

Abayomi, the Brazilian Puma

2015 NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book

How does an orphaned cub survive on his own? | MimsHouse.comWhen a mother cub tries to catch a chicken for her cubs, she’s caught in a trap. She dies in the ensuing struggle, leaving at least one cub on his own. This is the story of how Abayomi survived.


Nefertiti, the Spidernaut

2017 NSTA Outstanding Science Trade Book

Nefertiti, the Spidernaut | MimsHouse.comThis is the amazing true story of a Johnson jumping spider who survived 100 days on the International Space Station. The experiment centered around her ability to learn to hunt in space. Most spiders are passive hunters, just spinning a web and waiting for prey to come to them. But jumping spiders actively hunt their prey.

Click here to download the lesson plans.