The following Frame, Focus and Follow-up suggestions are best suited for elementary or middle school students using this video in an English language arts or science lesson. Be sure to modify the questions to meet your students' instructional needs.
What is Frame, Focus and Follow-up?
Frame (ELA) What does it mean to do research? What kinds of research have you done? What have you used to gather information for your research?
Focus (ELA) What kind of research is being done on pandas? How do the researchers collect their information?
Follow Up (ELA) What type of research would you like to do? How would you collect your information for your research? Explain why your answer is the best way to collect information for this type of research.
Frame (SCI) How can human needs affect animals in the wild?
Focus (SCI) How are human needs affecting the needs of the wild pandas?
Follow Up (SCI) Competition from other humans can affect the types of animals an ecosystem can support. Discuss solutions for this competition.