Teaching Material

The links on these pages are intended for use by anyone interested in learning more about nonhuman primates, but especially by teachers looking for ideas on incorporating nonhuman primates into their lesson plans.


  • http://pin.primate.wisc.edu/av/slidesets/index.html
    The Primates, a three-part slide set (72 slides with text per part) that appeals to young people's interest in monkeys, apes and the environment. Sets include 'Behavior of Social Animals', 'Conservation of Endangered Species', and 'Taxonomic Classification'. This resource was produced in part by contributions from the Society.
  • http://netvet.wustl.edu/primates.htm
    The Electronic Zoo -- Primates: An extensive listing of primate-related sites that includes links to Primatological Societies, specialty pages for particular species, primate centers and other facilities that house primates, primate-related publications, and more.
  • http://www.nap.edu/readingroom/books/evolution98/
    Teaching About Evolution and the Nature of Science, an online book published by the National Academy of Sciences that 'provides information and resources that teachers and administrators can use to inform themselves, their students, parents, and others about evolution and the role of science in human affairs.'
  • http://www.asp.org/research/faq.cfmAnswers to commonly-asked questions about primate research.
  • http://pin.primate.wisc.edu/resources/edu/
    Instructional resources for teachers from the Primate Info Net of the Wisconsin Regional Primate Research Center.