The Elephant Queen is a documentary film following a herd of African elephants in Kenya, led by one matriarch, over the course of a year. A screening of this film may complement a curriculum in environmental science, especially wildlife, conservation, and biomes/habitats.
Taught in conjunction with this guide, the film will encourage students to think about the importance of animals and nature, and preserving our natural world.This study guide is intended to flexibly support educators in preparing for and following up on a class screening of The Elephant Queen. Support materials are intended to facilitate group discussion, individual and collaborative creative exercises, subject-based learning and access to resources for further investigation of material. Educators are encouraged to adapt and abridge the content as necessary to meet their unique learning objectives and circumstances.