Disneynature’s soon to be released film Chimpanzee is a true life adventure that introduces moviegoers to a lovable young chimpanzee named Oscar. The story reflects the importance of family bonds and individual triumph. Disneynature in connection with the Jane Goodall Institute is working to raise awareness and protect the chimpanzee as part of the film's release. Explore the wonderful world of Chimpanzee with Disneynature's Educator Guide which includes over 100 pages of lessons and activities targeted to grades 2 through 6. The lessons are aligned to National Science Education Standards and integrate interactive elements, including ready-to-go PowerPoint presentations to help engage your students. Additional educational resources include audio and video clips from the feature film and are available free of charge. Chimpanzee is in theaters April 20, 2012, in time for Earth Day!
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