Teaching overview

Learning points

  • The grasshopper mouse is a carnivorous rodent.
  • The grasshopper mouse is immune to scorpion venom.
  • The grasshopper mouse howls to alert others of its presence.

Curriculum keywords

  • Habitats
  • Adaptation
  • Food chain

Spark a discussion

  • What is unique about the grasshopper mouse?
  • How does the scorpion protect itself from prey?
  • Why is the grasshopper mouse more active at night?

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