Bats are the second largest order of mammals, and they play a critical role in the ecosystem. The Bat Scientists examines the work of a real-life scientists as they study and strive to preserve these important creatures. Use these Common Core-aligned activities and discussion questions with the informational text to extend learning. As students consider what they know about bats, they'll learn important facts and debunk common myths about them. They'll research bat species, habitats, communication and current threats.