Bat Facts

I forgot to mention, we are learning about nocturnal animals and particularly bats this week in science!

Talk to your kiddos about all the facts they have learned recently!!

 

bats

 

  • Bats are flying mammals.
  • While others can glide, bats are the only mammals capable of continued flight.
  • There are over 1000 different bat species.
  • Bats are nocturnal (active at night).
  • Bats ‘see’ in the dark using a special skill called echolocation. Bats make noises and wait for the sound waves to bounce back off objects (an echo), if it doesn’t bounce back then they can safely fly forward. They can tell the distance of various objects by how quickly the sound waves bounce back to them.
  • Most bats feed on insects, while others eat fruit, or even blood!

These kids amaze me every day!! Thank you for allowing me to share them with you!

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About Ms. James

Hello!! My name is Lacey James and I am so excited for this year!! I am a fourth year teacher and am so blessed to be teaching at White Oak where it is filled with love and care! I have a wonderful family, an amazing boyfriend, a super awesome dog, and great friends that support me and have molded me into the woman I am today. I love to go to the movies and to paint and go fishing! I also love music, animals, and the outdoors. My favorite color is purple and I love Chinese food and sushi. I absolutely love teaching and can't wait to guide these kiddos into exploration, imagination, and learning. You will be amazed at how much your child will grow and learn in 1st grade. I am super excited to meet you and your kiddo! If you ever want to talk or have any questions, please feel free to contact me at anytime. Let's make this school year GREAT!! :)

2 thoughts on “Bat Facts

  1. Lainey was so fascinated with bats. I loved loved loved hearing her tell me bat facts 🙂 she even was researching on her own more bat facts even after reading the bat facts booklet sent home with her. Very proud of her and very thankful she has Ms. James as her teacher.

    • That makes me so happy! She is working hard!! These kids love learning and researching! We are having fun!! I’m thankful for them and their parents! 🙂

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