The Bear Book Vol II

Stories about all 8 bear species and corresponding data-rich, STEM conservation lesson plans

The Bear Book Volume II is a compilation of stories and corresponding STEM conservation  lesson plans rooted in bear research and ecology. We work with bear scientists worldwide who share some of their stories and field data with us.  Working with scientists and university students, we translate these real-world data into engaging, data-rich lesson plans for youth everywhere.
  • Free!
  • Grades 9-12
  • Peer-to-peer learning
  • Real-world data (GPS data, hair snare data, delisting data, etc.)
  • Aligned with Next Generation Standards, Common Core State Standards, and STEM Guidelines
Some of our stories and lesson plans are completed and ready for free download! Stories and lessons are organized by bear
species.  Click on the links below to access these resources!
Polar Bear

Story
Lesson

Brown Bear

Story
Lesson

Panda Bear

Story
Lesson

Sloth Bear

Story
Lesson

Asiatic Black Bear

Story
Lesson

American Black Bear

Story
Lesson

Sun Bear

Story
Lesson

Spectacled Bear

Story
Lesson

Photo images:  Asiatic Black Bear; Mei Hsiu Hwang.  Sun Bear; Jocelyn Stokes.  Grizzly Bear; Shawn Stewart.  All others provided courtesy of Shutterstock.

Project Initiatives

Bear Trust focuses on 4 primary project initiatives: 1) Conservation Education 2) Bear Research & Management 3) Habitat Conservation 4) Conservation Policy

Contact Info

PO Box 10850
Bozeman, MT 59719
Phone: (406) 523-7779
info@beartrust.org