Greater short-nosed fruit bat in Sri Lanka © Anton Croos. Art of Photography. CC-BY-SA 4.0.
Groups can be encouraged to choose animals of different classes (reptiles, amphibians, mammals, etc.).
E-books and some videos are available free-of-charge for teachers via a one-time subscription at the Epic! website.
Consider using websites like SafeShare.TV and ViewPure to remove ads from websites.
Interactive website with facts about bats.
Quick facts about giant fruit bats.
Scroll through a series of beautiful images of and read facts about different kinds of bats.
Truths and myths about vampire bats.
Learn all about different kinds of bats, what they eat, how they sleep, and how they use echolocation!
Watch three million bats fly out of Bracken Cave as you learn cool facts about bats!
by Janell Cannon
ISBN-13: 978-0152062873 (F&P level: N)
by Gail Gibbons
ISBN-13: 978-0823416370 (F&P level: O)
by Kate Riggs
by Sandra Markle
ISBN-13: 978-1590789520 (F&P level: T)
by Joanne Mattern
ISBN-13: 978-0531223628 (F&P level: K)
E-books on GetEpic.com
by Roger Generazzo
(F&P level: W)
by Kari Schuetz
(F&P level: K)
by Elizabeth Carney
(F&P level: Q)
by Christina Leaf
(F&P level: N)
by Bobbie Kalman
(F&P level: T)
Virtual Field Trips
Day-to-day activities of volunteers are featured in a virtual tour; a bat cam page is available for viewing.
Skype a Scientist
Schedule a skype session with Elaine Barr or Alyson Brokaw, who both study bats!
Skype A Scientist matches over 2000+ scientists with classrooms around the world! Scientists skype into your classroom for 30–60-minute Q&A sessions that can cover the scientist’s expertise or what it’s like to be a scientist. Multiple topics are available.