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Hinterland Who's Who: Woodchuck

1972 1 min
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This very short documentary from the Hinterland Who's Who series introduces viewers to the woodchuck, also known as a ground hog. From eating habits to mating schedules, a great deal about this large rodent is revealed in under 60 seconds.

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Hinterland Who's Who: Woodchuck

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This very short documentary from the Hinterland Who's Who series introduces viewers to the woodchuck, also known as a ground hog. From eating habits to mating schedules, a great deal about this large rodent is revealed in under 60 seconds.

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Education

Ages 5 to 7

Questions/Activities:

  • What animal was discussed in the video?
    • This is to test listening skills as well as to have the opportunity to bring up any immediate questions that students may have.
  • What was one thing that makes this animal special?
    • This allows the student to explore an aspect of the animal’s behaviour that they themselves found the most interesting.
  • Draw a picture of the animal living in its home. 
    • Gives the students a creative outlet and tests their memory of what they learned.