Amazing Animals. Created by. Mrs. Harding s First Grade

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Amazing Animals. Created by. Mrs. Harding s First Grade"

Transcription

1 Amazing Animals Created by Mrs. Harding s First Grade April 2012

2 Amazing Shark By Nathaniel My amazing animal is the shark. It lives in oceans around the world. It is a carnivore and it eats seals, sea lions, tuna, and other sharks. It can weigh 5,000 pounds. It can be 21 feet long. It can have 2 to 14 babies. The babies are born live. A baby is called pup. A group is called a slew. The predators of my animal are people. An interesting fact about my amazing animal is a shark has excellent hearing and they can find a fish to eat by the sound it makes.

3 Amazing Chipmunk By Piper My amazing animal is the chipmunk. It lives in forests in North America. It is an herbivore and it eats seeds and fruits of grass and shrubs. It can weigh 2 to 3 ounces. It can be 7 to 10 inches long. It can have 3 to 6 babies. The babies are born live. A baby is called a pup. The predators of my animal are foxes and snakes. An interesting fact about my amazing animal is chipmunks are related to squirrels and live in tunnels.

4 Amazing Canary By Malia My amazing animal is the canary. It lives in forests and grasslands in Africa. It is an omnivore and it eats seeds and insects. It can weigh less than 1 ounce. It can be 4 to 5 inches long. It can have 2 to 5 babies. The babies hatch from eggs. A baby is called a chick. A group is called a flock. The predators of my animal are falcons and snakes. An interesting fact about my amazing animal is canaries are small, yellow songbirds that many people keep as pets. People enjoy their beautiful songs.

5 Amazing Jellyfish By Gabriel My amazing animal is the jellyfish. It lives in all the world s oceans. It is a carnivore and it eats plankton, crustaceans, and other small ocean creatures. It can weigh about 5 ounces. It can be 2 to 16 inches long. It can have thousands of babies. The babies are hatched from eggs. A baby is called a polyp. A group is called a bloom or smack. The predators of my animal are sea slugs. An interesting fact about my amazing animal is jellyfish are filled with jelly-like material.

6 Amazing Bear By Jones My amazing animal is the bear. It lives in the forests of Alaska. It is an omnivore and it eats fish, berries, and plants. It can weigh up to 1,700 pounds. It can be up to about 9 feet long. It can be up to 10 feet tall. It can have 1 to 4 babies. The babies are born live. A baby is called a cub. A group is called a sloth.. An interesting fact about my amazing animal is the biggest bear is the Alaskan brown bear.

7 Amazing Salamander By Andrew My amazing animal is the salamander. It lives near streams in forests in North America. It is a carnivore and it eats insects, worms, and mollusks. It can weigh about 1 pound. It can be 2 to 5 inches long. It can have 200 to 400 babies. The babies are hatched from eggs. A baby is called a larva. The predators of my animal are birds and fish. An interesting fact about my amazing animal is that the Chinese salamander can grow up to 6 feet long.

8 Amazing Skunk By Molly My amazing animal is the skunk. It lives in forests in North America. It is an omnivore and it eats fish, leaves, and fruit. It can weigh 3 to 10 pounds. It can be 3 to 18 inches long. It can have 4 to 5 babies. The babies are born live. A baby is called a kit. A group is called an odor. The predators of my animal are bobcats and owls. An interesting fact about my amazing animal is a skunk sprays a bad smelling liquid when it is scared.

9 Amazing Dolphin By Claudia My amazing animal is the dolphin. It lives in oceans all around the world. It is a carnivore and it eats fish and squid. It can weigh up to 600 pounds. It can be 4 to 13 feet long. It can have one baby. The babies are born live. A baby is called a calf. A group is called a pod or team. The predators of my animal are sharks. An interesting fact about my amazing animal is scientists believe dolphins are very intelligent animals.

10 Amazing Butterfly By Myla My amazing animal is the butterfly. It lives in grasslands, forests, and coastal areas in North America, Europe, New Zealand and Australia. It is an herbivore and it eats flower nectar. It can weigh less than 1 ounce. It can be about 2 inches long. It can have hundreds of babies. The babies hatch from eggs. A baby is called a caterpillar. A group is called a flutter or swarm. The predators of my animal are birds. An interesting fact about my amazing animal is the butterfly smells, and probably also hears and feels, with its antennae.

11 Amazing Fly By Colin My amazing animal is the fly. It lives all around the world. It is an omnivore and it eats manure, animal remains, vegetables, fruits and other foods. It can weigh less than 1 ounce. It can be less than ½ inch long. It can be about ¼ inch tall. It can have 500 babies. The babies are hatched from eggs. A baby is called a grub. A group is called a swarm. The predators of my animal are birds and spiders. An interesting fact about my amazing animal is that there are thousands of kinds of flies.

12 Amazing Flamingo By Elena My amazing animal is a flamingo. It lives in coastal areas and wetlands in Africa, Asia, and Europe. It is an omnivore and it eats shellfish and algae. It can weigh 3 to 9 pounds. It can be 3 feet long. It can be 3 to 5 feet tall. It can have one baby. The babies hatch from eggs. A baby is called a chick. A group is called a stand. An interesting fact about my amazing animal is some flamingoes are bright red.

13 Amazing Eagle By Tyler My amazing animal is an eagle. It lives in forests and mountains in North America. It is a carnivore and it eats fish and birds. It can weigh 7 to 15 pounds. It can be 2 to 4 feet long. Its wingspan can be 6 to 8 feet. It can have 1 to 3 babies. The babies hatch from eggs. A baby is called an eaglet. A group is called an aerie. The predators of my animal are people. An interesting fact about my amazing animal is the eagle is one of the biggest and most powerful animals in the world.

14 Amazing Leopard By Hanna My amazing animal is the leopard. It lives in deserts, forests, and mountains in Africa and Asia. It is a carnivore and it eats monkeys and peacocks. It can weigh 160 pounds. It can be 9 feet. It can be 2 ¼ feet tall. It can have 2 to 4 babies. The babies are born live. A baby is called a cub. A group is called a leap. The predators of my animal are people. An interesting fact about my amazing animal is leopards are good climbers and often carry the animals they kill up a tree.

15 Amazing Polar Bear By Jackson My amazing animal is the polar bear. It lives in the seas and on icy islands in the Artic. It is a carnivore and it eats seals and walruses and other Artic animals. It can weigh 330 to 1,300 pounds. It can be 7 to 9 feet long. It can be 6 to 10 feet long. It can have 1 to 3 babies. The babies are born live. A baby is called a cub. The predators of my animal are people and sometimes other polar bears. An interesting fact about my amazing animal is polar bears have very thick fur and lots of layers of fat to protect them from the cold weather.

16 Amazing Whale By Gavin My amazing animal is the whale. It lives in oceans all around the world. It is a carnivore and it eats krill. It can weigh up to 300,000 pounds. It can be 100 feet long. It can have one baby. The babies are born live. A baby is called a calf. A group is called a pod. The predators of my animal are people. An interesting fact about my amazing animal is the whale looks like a fish, but it is a mammal.

17 Amazing Dolphin By Kelbre My amazing animal is the dolphin. It lives in oceans around the world. It is a carnivore and it eats fish. It can weigh 600 pounds. It can be 4 to 13 feet long. It can have one baby. The babies are born live. A baby is called a calf or a pup. A group is called a pod or a team. The predators of my animal are large sharks. An interesting fact about my amazing animal is dolphins are sea animals closely related to whales and porpoises.

18 Amazing Stingray By Layton My amazing animal is the stingray. It lives in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. It is a carnivore and it eats fish and shrimplike animals. It can weigh up to 660 pounds. It can be about 13 feet long. It can have 2 to 4 babies. The babies are born live. The predators of my animal are people and sharks, especially hammerhead sharks. An interesting fact about my amazing animal is there are hundreds of kinds of rays.

19 Amazing Hammerhead Shark By Xander My amazing animal is the hammerhead shark. It lives in tropical ocean waters around the world. It is a carnivore and it eats rays and a variety of fish. It can weigh 800 to 1000 pounds. It can be 13 to 20 feet long. It can have 20 to 40 babies. The babies are born live. A group is called pups. The predators of my animal are people. An interesting fact about my amazing animal is hammerhead sharks are cold blooded.

20 Amazing Cheetah By Luke My amazing animal is the cheetah. It lives in the grasslands of Africa. It is a carnivore and it eats antelope and gazelles. It can weigh 77 to 143 pounds. It can be 6 to 7 feet long. It can be 3 feet tall. It can have 3 to 5 babies. The babies are born live. A baby is called a cub. A group is called a coalition. The predators of my animal are lions. An interesting fact about my amazing animal is that the cheetah runs faster than any land animal.

21 Amazing Butterfly By Tanmayee My amazing animal is the butterfly. It lives in forests, grassland, and coastal areas around the world. It is an herbivore and it eats flower nectar. It weighs less than one ounce. It can be about 2 inches long. It can be 1 to 2 inches high when its wings are upright. It can have hundreds of babies. The babies hatch from eggs. A baby is called a caterpillar. A group is called a flutter. The predators of my animal are birds and other insects. An interesting fact about my amazing animal is butterfly wings are covered with tiny flat scales. The scales give the wings their colors and patterns.

22 Amazing Gecko By Jack My amazing animal is the gecko. It lives deserts in North America. It is a carnivore and it eats insects and spiders. It can weigh less than 1 ounce. It can be 4 to 5 inches long. It is small. It can have two babies. It is a solitary animal and lives by itself. It does not live in a group. The predators of my animal are snakes, animals and birds. An interesting fact about my amazing animal is geckos have long tongues.

23 Amazing Alligator By Ben My amazing animal is the alligator. It lives in waters and lowlands in the southeastern United States. It is a carnivore and it eats fish, turtles, birds, and small mammals. It can weigh up to 550 pounds. It can be up to 12 feet long. It can have 20 to 60 babies. The babies hatch from eggs. A baby is called a hatchling. A group is called a congregation or pod. The predators of my animal are people. An interesting fact about my amazing animal is alligators swim by moving their longs tails from side to side.

ADAPTATION IN ANIMALS. 1. Which body feature of a frog MAINLY helps it to capture a flying insect? Ans

ADAPTATION IN ANIMALS. 1. Which body feature of a frog MAINLY helps it to capture a flying insect? Ans Name : Subject : Science Class : V Roll No. : Date : SECTION A Choose the correct alternative ADAPTATION IN ANIMALS 1. Which body feature of a frog MAINLY helps it to capture a flying insect? a. Long,

More information

Animals Classification

Animals Classification Animals Classification By Piyush & Ilaxi Grouping & Identifying Living Things 2 Classifying Living Things Classifying Living Things Biological Classification is the way in which scientists use to categorize

More information

Animals of Maryland. By Mrs. Clubbs Kindergarten Class March 2013

Animals of Maryland. By Mrs. Clubbs Kindergarten Class March 2013 Animals of Maryland By Mrs. Clubbs Kindergarten Class March 2013 Our class made an informational book about animals that live in Maryland. In science, we studied mealworms and learned about how the external

More information

Teacher s Guide. All About Baby Animals series

Teacher s Guide. All About Baby Animals series Teacher s Guide All About Baby Animals series Introduction This teacher s guide helps educate young children about baby animals. Animals live in many different habitats. Some live in grasslands, rainforests,

More information

Did you know that the male great horned owl is smaller than the female? The great horned owl lives in the desert with other animals like rattle snakes

Did you know that the male great horned owl is smaller than the female? The great horned owl lives in the desert with other animals like rattle snakes 2014 Animal Reports Did you know that the male great horned owl is smaller than the female? The great horned owl lives in the desert with other animals like rattle snakes,coyotes,hawks and wood chucks.

More information

Identifying Plant and Animal Adaptations Answer Key

Identifying Plant and Animal Adaptations Answer Key Identifying Plant and Animal Adaptations Answer Key Instructions: Review the provided photos on the ipad. Try to identify as many adaptations for each plant or animal and determine how each adaptation

More information

#8964 Standards-Based Science Investigations 2 Teacher Created Resources, Inc.

#8964 Standards-Based Science Investigations 2 Teacher Created Resources, Inc. Introduction...4 Locating Simple Science Materials...5 Standards Correlation....7 Thinking About Inquiry Investigations...9 Inquiry Assessment Rubric...12 Student Inquiry Worksheets...13 Sample Inquiry

More information

ì<(sk$m)=bdibci< +^-Ä-U-Ä-U

ì<(sk$m)=bdibci< +^-Ä-U-Ä-U Genre Comprehension Skill Text Features Science Content Nonfiction Sequence Labels Diagram Glossary Animals Scott Foresman Science 3.2 ì

More information

Alligators. very long tail, and a head with very powerful jaws.

Alligators. very long tail, and a head with very powerful jaws. Reptiles Reptiles are one group of animals. There are two special features that make an animal a reptile. Those two features are bodies covered in scales and having a cold-blooded body. Adult reptiles

More information

wild cats teacher s key

wild cats teacher s key wild cats teacher s key ZSSD 2015 tiger jaguar cheetah leopard family ties grade 1 Draw a line from each young cat on the left to its parent on the right. mammal meet-up grade 1 Cats are mammals. Color

More information

Where Animals and Plants Are Found

Where Animals and Plants Are Found Section 8: Physical Systems Where Animals and Plants Are Found About Animals and Plants What I Need to Know Vocabulary ecosystem food chain food web marine prairie Many animals live on Earth. Many plants

More information

4th Grade Animal Studies Assessment

4th Grade Animal Studies Assessment Name: Date: 1. Lamar's strong legs can climb rocks, swim, and ride a bike. Which best describes how our body helps us adapt to different activities? A. Lamar wears a jacket while riding his bike. B. Our

More information

Snowshow Hare, Flying Squirrel, Mouse, Insects Beaver, Snowshow Hare, Flying Squirrel, Mouse, Weasel, Caribou

Snowshow Hare, Flying Squirrel, Mouse, Insects Beaver, Snowshow Hare, Flying Squirrel, Mouse, Weasel, Caribou Rev. 9/22/11 Making a Food Web: Tundra Lemmings Lichens, Grasses Polar Bear Artic fox Artic Hares Lichens and grasses Artic Wolf Artic fox, Caribou, Musk Ox Musk Ox Grasses Artic Fox Lemming, Insects Caribou

More information

Write Your Own Guidebook!

Write Your Own Guidebook! Write Your Own Guidebook! The African Baobab tree is home to numerous animals that depend on this amazing tree for shelter and food. Some of these animals are listed below. These creatures also live in

More information

Use your Fact Files to circle the correct lion facts. Which food would the lion rather eat? About how many years does a lion live?

Use your Fact Files to circle the correct lion facts. Which food would the lion rather eat? About how many years does a lion live? Use your Fact Files to circle the correct lion facts. Which food would the lion rather eat? About how many years does a lion live? 25 50 1 16 GRADE ONE ZOO ANIMALS SCIENCE 001 Which lion would typically

More information

! Three things needed to survive on land were: ! 1. Have lungs and breathe air. ! 2. Have a body resistant to drying out.

! Three things needed to survive on land were: ! 1. Have lungs and breathe air. ! 2. Have a body resistant to drying out. Marine Reptiles, Birds and Mammals Vertebrates! Invaded the land and are descendants from the bony fish and were able to withstand the conditions on the land.! They evolved two sets of limbs (even snakes)

More information

THE CHILDREN S ZOO. Scavenger Hunt GRADES K-3

THE CHILDREN S ZOO. Scavenger Hunt GRADES K-3 THE CHILDREN S ZOO Scavenger Hunt GRADES K-3 Scavenger Hunt The Children s Zoo (K-3) Teacher s Guide Updated Summer 2011 APPROXIMATE TIME: 60 Minutes Suggestions for Teachers: 1. Allow your children about

More information

Life Cycle of a Leopard

Life Cycle of a Leopard Text Structures Life Cycle of a Leopard A Sequence and Order Text Contents For teachers' What is a Leopard?...4 What Does a Leopard Look Like?...6 What is a Life Cycle?...8 Mating and Reproduction... 10

More information

Science Class 4 Topic: Habitats Reinforcement Worksheet. Name: Sec: Date:

Science Class 4 Topic: Habitats Reinforcement Worksheet. Name: Sec: Date: Science Class 4 Topic: Habitats Reinforcement Worksheet Name: Sec: Date: Q.1 Choose the correct answer. 1. Which of these things are you NOT likely to find in a park or a garden? A. An earthworm B. An

More information

Welcome to our Insect Power Point Presentation

Welcome to our Insect Power Point Presentation Welcome to our Insect Power Point Presentation by Mrs. McNamara, Mrs. Gerstlauer, and Mrs. Dougherty s Second Grade Students Goodnoe Elementary School June 10, 2011 About our Projects We found a strange

More information

ZooTrek : Habitats. Grades 3 5

ZooTrek : Habitats. Grades 3 5 ZooTrek : Habitats Grades 3 5 HOW TO USE THE ZOO TREK Use the animals and exhibits highlighted in this Zoo Trek to help guide you on your visit through The Maryland Zoo. 1. Find the highlighted species

More information

What is going on in this picture? (Turn and talk.)

What is going on in this picture? (Turn and talk.) What is going on in this picture? (Turn and talk.) Was the animal in that last slide a crocodile or alligator? It s a crocodile! In nature, organisms live together in long-term relationships. SYMBIOSIS

More information

T. 6. THE VERTEBRATES

T. 6. THE VERTEBRATES T. 6. THE VERTEBRATES 1.- Relate the following concepts to their definition. Later, relate each concept to one of the pictures you are going to see. 1.- FIN a.- mammals with their babies 2.- GILLS b.-

More information

Name Date When you put food away in the kitchen, you sort the food into groups. You put foods that are alike in certain ways into the same

Name Date  When you put food away in the kitchen, you sort the food into groups. You put foods that are alike in certain ways into the same 1 Name Date When you put food away in the kitchen, you sort the food into groups. You put foods that are alike in certain ways into the same group. Scientists do the same thing with animals, plants and

More information

Okapi: Half Giraffe, Half Zerba By Mikki Sadil

Okapi: Half Giraffe, Half Zerba By Mikki Sadil Have you ever seen an animal that looked like it was made from parts of two other animals? That s not as creepy as it sounds! There really is a rainforest animal, known as the okapi (Oh-COP-ee), that looks

More information

Okapi: Half Giraffe, Half Zebra By Mikki Sadil

Okapi: Half Giraffe, Half Zebra By Mikki Sadil Have you ever seen an animal that looked like it was made from parts of two other animals? That s not as creepy as it sounds! There really is a rainforest animal, known as the okapi (Oh-COP-ee), that looks

More information

Folder 1. Turtles. Folder 2

Folder 1. Turtles. Folder 2 Folder 1 Characteristics Of reptiles My K-W-L cards About Reptiles Good Point Turtle defense What they eat Life Cycle turtles Turtles Lizards Folder 2 My Reptile Report Snake Defense Crocodilia Testudines

More information

Copyright 2014 Edmentum - All rights reserved.

Copyright 2014 Edmentum - All rights reserved. Study Island Copyright 2014 Edmentum - All rights reserved. Generation Date: 04/01/2014 Generated By: Cheryl Shelton Title: Grade 3 Life Science 1. The picture above shows the life cycle of a plant. Which

More information

Time of Day. Teacher Lesson Plan Nocturnal Animals Pre-Visit Lesson. Overview

Time of Day. Teacher Lesson Plan Nocturnal Animals Pre-Visit Lesson. Overview Teacher Lesson Plan Nocturnal Animals Pre-Visit Lesson Duration: 40-50 minutes Minnesota State Science Standard Correlations: 3.4.1.1.2. Wisconsin State Science Standard Correlations: B 4.6, C.4.1, C.4.2

More information

Animals. Funny. Activity Book For children, parents and for teaching purposes Issue 2016 CRAFTING FUN ANIMAL. PRIZE PACK Prize pack similar to shown

Animals. Funny. Activity Book For children, parents and for teaching purposes Issue 2016 CRAFTING FUN ANIMAL. PRIZE PACK Prize pack similar to shown Activity Book For children, parents and for teaching purposes Issue 2016 Funny Animals Entry deadline May 31, 2016 ANIMAL COLOURING TEMPLATES UNDER-WATER CRAFTING FUN WIN A PRIZE PACK Prize pack similar

More information

Iditarod Sled Dog Weights and Measures

Iditarod Sled Dog Weights and Measures Iditarod Sled Dog Weights and Measures Area (or easily adapted to only use Length) Sled Dog Footprint (adapted from Audubon Zoo workshop) Skills: Number sense, estimation, standard and non-standard area,

More information

Station #4. All information Adapted from:http://school.discoveryeducation.com/lessonplans/activities/makeitahabitat/adaptations.html and other sites

Station #4. All information Adapted from:http://school.discoveryeducation.com/lessonplans/activities/makeitahabitat/adaptations.html and other sites Adaptation Homework Station #1 GOAL: Avoid the Sun s heat and keep themselves cool. Animals spend the daylight hours hiding in burrows or behind boulders. They come out at night to hunt and forage for

More information

So Many Insects! Part 1 Worksheet

So Many Insects! Part 1 Worksheet Name Date So Many Insects! Part 1 Worksheet 1. Did you know that scientists predict there are anywhere from 6 to 10 million different species of insects around the world? Who knew there were so many insects?

More information

Treasured Turtles GO ON

Treasured Turtles GO ON Read the article Treasured Turtles before answering Numbers 1 through 5. UNIT 3 WEEK 5 Treasured Turtles Have you ever seen a sea turtle? Unlike their much smaller cousins on land, these turtles can weigh

More information

by Jennifer Keats Curtis

by Jennifer Keats Curtis by Jennifer Keats Curtis Where else could you stay dry while visiting aquatic creatures from around the world? Only in an aquarium can you visit and learn about all these different local and exotic animals.

More information

Let s Learn About Insects!

Let s Learn About Insects! Let s Learn About Insects! All photos and text by Kris H. Light Copyright 2008 All rights reserved What is the difference between an insect and a spider? Insects: have 3 body parts have 6 legs can have

More information

Animal Biodiversity. Teacher Resources - High School (Cycle 1) Biology Redpath Museum

Animal Biodiversity. Teacher Resources - High School (Cycle 1) Biology Redpath Museum Animal Biodiversity Teacher Resources - High School (Cycle 1) Biology Redpath Museum Ecology What defines a habitat? 1. Geographic Location The location of a habitat is determined by its latitude and its

More information

Unit 7: Adaptation STUDY GUIDE Name: SCORE:

Unit 7: Adaptation STUDY GUIDE Name: SCORE: Unit 7: Adaptation STUDY GUIDE Name: SCORE: 1. Which is an adaptation that makes it possible for the animal to survive in a cold climate? A. tail on a lizard B. scales on a fish C. stripes on a tiger D.

More information

Writing: Lesson 23. Today the students will practice planning for informative/explanatory prompts in response to text they read.

Writing: Lesson 23. Today the students will practice planning for informative/explanatory prompts in response to text they read. Top Score Writing Grade 4 Lesson 23 Writing: Lesson 23 Today the students will practice planning for informative/explanatory prompts in response to text they read. The following passages will be used in

More information

Sea Turtle, Terrapin or Tortoise?

Sea Turtle, Terrapin or Tortoise? Sea Turtles Sea Turtle, Terrapin or Tortoise? Based on Where it lives (ocean, freshwater or land) Retraction of its flippers and head into its shell All 3 lay eggs on land All 3 are reptiles Freshwater

More information

Scavenger Hunt. Teacher Answer Key (Forms A & B)

Scavenger Hunt. Teacher Answer Key (Forms A & B) Scavenger Hunt Teacher Answer Key (Forms A & B) Instructions: The answer to all the questions in this scavenger hunt can be found on signs around the zoo. Encourage the students to explore the zoo to find

More information

Animal Classification Cards

Animal Classification Cards Animal Classification Cards July 2011 The following set of 70 animal classification cards were created to use as you read through children s books. It is recommended that you print the classification cards

More information

Year 6 English Reading Comprehension Time: 50 mins. English Reading Comprehension. Total: 30 marks

Year 6 English Reading Comprehension Time: 50 mins. English Reading Comprehension. Total: 30 marks HALF YEARLY EXAMINATIONS Maria Regina College Scholastic Year 2016/2017 Year 6 English Reading Comprehension Time: 50 mins English Reading Comprehension Total: 30 marks Name: Class: School: Total mark

More information

Endangered Species Origami

Endangered Species Origami Endangered Species Origami For most of the wild things on Earth, the future must depend upon the conscience of mankind ~ Dr. Archie Carr, father of modern marine turtle biology and conservation Humpback

More information

Animal Instincts. Modified from a lesson found at

Animal Instincts. Modified from a lesson found at Animal Instincts Modified from a lesson found at Materials Paper for writing and drawing assembled into a log Reference materials for researching animals Dice Procedure 1. The first task for your group

More information

Essential Question: What are the characteristics of invertebrate animals? What are the characteristics of vertebrate animals?

Essential Question: What are the characteristics of invertebrate animals? What are the characteristics of vertebrate animals? Essential Question: What are the characteristics of invertebrate animals? What are the characteristics of vertebrate animals? Key Concept: The animal kingdom is divided up into 35 phyla. These phyla can

More information

Zoo Crew. A SmithSoniAn S national Zoo FAmily EduCAtion GuidE

Zoo Crew. A SmithSoniAn S national Zoo FAmily EduCAtion GuidE Zoo Crew A SmithSoniAn S national Zoo FAmily EduCAtion GuidE join the Zoo CrEw! Are you ready to become a wildlife conservationist and part of the Zoo Crew? During your visit to the Smithsonian s National

More information

An Ancient Reptile by Guy Belleranti

An Ancient Reptile by Guy Belleranti What are their homes like? Tuatara live in underground burrows. Usually they don't dig their burrows, but instead live in burrows made by nesting sea birds. The two might even live in the burrow at the

More information

Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve

Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve Dear Third Grade Students, On your visit to the Plateau, we probably won t meet. I am nocturnal, which means I sleep all day long and come out at night. Since I m a male (or boy), when the sun starts to

More information

3rd GRADE MINIMUM CONTENTS UDI 2.- FAUNIA. ANIMALS-VERTEBRATES (7)

3rd GRADE MINIMUM CONTENTS UDI 2.- FAUNIA. ANIMALS-VERTEBRATES (7) VERTEBRATES 3rd GRADE MINIMUM CONTENTS UDI 2.- FAUNIA. ANIMALS-VERTEBRATES (7) Vertebrates are animals which have a backbone and an internal skeleton. The skeleton protects vital organs and supports the

More information

Where are Tropical Rainforests Found? 1. The Layers of the Rainforest 2. Critters of the Rainforest 2-3. Tortoises of the Rainforest 3

Where are Tropical Rainforests Found? 1. The Layers of the Rainforest 2. Critters of the Rainforest 2-3. Tortoises of the Rainforest 3 Fish Tales A T L A N T I C C I T Y A Q U A R I UM Atlantic City Aquarium 800 N. New Hampshire Avenue Atlantic City, NJ 08401 609-348-2880 www.acaquarium.com Totally Tropical Rainforest In our area of the

More information

Examples of herbivorous animals: rabbits, deer and beaver

Examples of herbivorous animals: rabbits, deer and beaver Mammal Adaptations Mammals are a group of animals that fit together because they all 1)have fur or hair 2) bear live young 3) feed their young with milk from specialized mammary glands. We are going to

More information

Fishes, Amphibians, Reptiles

Fishes, Amphibians, Reptiles Fishes, Amphibians, Reptiles Section 1: What is a Vertebrate? Characteristics of CHORDATES Most are Vertebrates (have a spinal cord) Some point in life cycle all chordates have: Notochord Nerve cord that

More information

Effective August 2007 All indicators in Standard / 11

Effective August 2007 All indicators in Standard / 11 6.3.1 Compare the characteristic structures of invertebrate animals (including sponges, segmented worms, echinoderms, mollusks, and arthropods) and vertebrate animals (fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds,

More information

Prey and predator in the amazon rainforest

Prey and predator in the amazon rainforest Prey and predator in the amazon rainforest Gogamz Menu 1-3-2018 Well, there are alot of Jaguars, and Snakes, or alligators. Prey can be armadillos, ant eaters, ants, some monkeys, birds, fish, or LOTS

More information

ì<(sk$m)=bdddid< +^-Ä-U-Ä-U

ì<(sk$m)=bdddid< +^-Ä-U-Ä-U Suggested levels for Guided Reading, DRA, Lexile, and Reading Recovery are provided in the Pearson Scott Foresman Leveling Guide. Life Science Genre Expository nonfiction Comprehension Skills and Strategy

More information

35 phyla of animals These phyla can be classified into two groups (vertebrates or invertebrates) based on external

35 phyla of animals These phyla can be classified into two groups (vertebrates or invertebrates) based on external 35 phyla of animals These phyla can be classified into two groups (vertebrates or invertebrates) based on external and internal physical characteristics. All animals share several common characteristics:

More information

Name Date. March of the Penguins Movie Questions

Name Date. March of the Penguins Movie Questions Name Date March of the Penguins Movie Questions 1. What is the average temperature in Antarctica when the sun is out? A. 58 below zero B. 65 Fahrenheit C. 0 2. What was Antarctica like before, many years

More information

Exceptions: Somebody liked snakes. Some people disliked dogs, geese, sharks

Exceptions: Somebody liked snakes. Some people disliked dogs, geese, sharks Unit 1: ANIMALS Exceptions: Somebody liked snakes Some people disliked dogs, geese, sharks Both animals are fascinating & worthy of our interest ANIMAL NAMES Taxonomy is a branch of biology that categorizes

More information

Cobras By Guy Belleranti

Cobras By Guy Belleranti Name: The cobras of Africa and Asia are among the most famous, and most intimidating, snakes in the world. have thin bodies and short, wide heads. When a cobra hunts or senses danger, it raises its head

More information

Feathered, But Not Ready for Takeoff

Feathered, But Not Ready for Takeoff Name: Feathered, But Not Ready for Takeoff by Guy Belleranti When you hear the word bird I bet one of the first things you think of is flying. But did you know there are almost 40 different birds that

More information

Animal Adaptations a mini project. - design an imaginary animal to survive in a specific imaginary habitat -

Animal Adaptations a mini project. - design an imaginary animal to survive in a specific imaginary habitat - Animal Adaptations a mini project - design an imaginary animal to survive in a specific imaginary habitat - Contents Vocabulary/definition list List of adaptation categories and examples of real animals

More information

Classification of Animals. adapted from

Classification of Animals. adapted from Classification of Animals Animals With Backbones AMPHIBIAN FISH MAMMAL BIRD REPTILE Animals With Backbones Animals with backbones are called vertebrates. Vertebrates include many different kinds of animals.

More information

KS3 Adaptation. KS3 Adaptation. Adaptation dominoes Trail

KS3 Adaptation. KS3 Adaptation. Adaptation dominoes Trail KS3 Adaptation KS3 Adaptation Adaptation dominoes Trail Adaptation Trail The Adaptation Trail is a journey of discovery through Marwell which allows students to develop and apply their knowledge and understanding

More information

SPECIES AT RISK IN ALBERTA. Children s Activity Booklet

SPECIES AT RISK IN ALBERTA. Children s Activity Booklet SPECIES AT RISK IN ALBERTA Children s Activity Booklet Table of Contents You Where you live A duck and where it lives Animals and Plants Species at Risk, Habitat & Threats Grizzly Bear Swift Fox Wood

More information

Tamim Ansary. Illustrations by Derrick Williams

Tamim Ansary. Illustrations by Derrick Williams Tamim Ansary Illustrations by Derrick Williams i Amazing Creatures Table of Contents Introduction.............................. v Bats: Masters of Sound...................... 1 The World of the Ants......................

More information

Amphibians and Reptiles

Amphibians and Reptiles ARTICLE-A-DAY Amphibians and Reptiles 6 Articles Check articles you have read: Frog or Toad? 82 words Meet a Rattlesnake 101 words A Sea Turtle's Life Story 116 words Rain Forest Animals 89 words Meet

More information

Animals WORKSHEET 3.1 Animals

Animals WORKSHEET 3.1 Animals Animals WORKSHEET 3.1 Animals 1. Are these sentences true or false? Correct the false ones. a) A butterfly is a non-living thing. b) Water is a non-living thing. c) Living things are born, die, reproduce

More information

Rainforest. These are some tree in the rain forest. By: Ben, Aslam, Demetrius

Rainforest. These are some tree in the rain forest. By: Ben, Aslam, Demetrius Rainforest These are some tree in the rain forest By: Ben, Aslam, Demetrius Table of contents Rain forest habitat...3 Snakes...8 Ants...15 Authors page...28 Glossary...31 Animals that live in the rainforest

More information

There are many different habitats. When you visit Knowsley Safari you may talk about the Savannah Grasslands, the Rainforests and the Deserts.

There are many different habitats. When you visit Knowsley Safari you may talk about the Savannah Grasslands, the Rainforests and the Deserts. What exactly is a Habitat? An animal s habitat is the place where the animal lives in the wild. It provides animals with two important things, shelter and food. It is a great place for animals to have

More information

Amazing oceans. Age 3-5 years. Contents

Amazing oceans. Age 3-5 years. Contents SEA LIFE for Early Years Amazing oceans Age 3-5 years Self-guided learning This guide provides exciting and inspiring information linked to key displays throughout Brighton SEA LIFE to help young children

More information

Aq buggin we re BUGGIN

Aq buggin we re BUGGIN Aq we re buggin About Insects There are many different kinds of insects in the world. They live all over, except in really cold places. About Insects There are many different kinds of insects

More information

www.montessorinature.com/printables How To Use Montessori Nomenclature 3 -Part Cards Montessori Three-Part Cards are designed for children to learn and process the information on the cards. The Montessori

More information

PANDAS. By:Alexandra Deng

PANDAS. By:Alexandra Deng PANDAS By:Alexandra Deng Habitat Giant pandas are among the rarest creatures in the world. They are now only found in the wild in Southeastern China, specifically in the Minshan and Qinling mountains.

More information

Snakes. Written and Illustrated by Yow Ming

Snakes. Written and Illustrated by Yow Ming Snakes Written and Illustrated by Yow Ming Table of Contents What is a snake?... 1 Anatomy.. 2 Deadly Bite 3 Meat eaters 4 Shelter Safety 5 Heavy Snakes. 6 Glossary... 7 What is a snake? A snake is a scaly

More information

The Slow Sloth. In a forest of Central or South America, a sloth hangs in the trees. It hooks its

The Slow Sloth. In a forest of Central or South America, a sloth hangs in the trees. It hooks its Name The Great Kapok Tree Read the selection. Then answer the questions that follow. The Slow Sloth In a forest of Central or South America, a sloth hangs in the trees. It hooks its huge, curved claws

More information

SLOW DOWN, LOVE WIZARD. HERE S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE HORNED LIZARD.

SLOW DOWN, LOVE WIZARD. HERE S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE HORNED LIZARD. SLOW DOWN, LOVE WIZARD. HERE S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE HORNED LIZARD. Horned lizards predominately eat ants. In small doses the ants venom does not harm the lizard; however, a swarm can kill an

More information

Vertebrates. What is a vertebrate?

Vertebrates. What is a vertebrate? Vertebrates In a modern system of classification, all animals can be divided into two groups vertebrates and invertebrates. Vertebrates are animals that have a skeleton inside their bodies. Biologists

More information

Skill - Reading Comprehension. Alphabet Animals. The A to Z Collection of Animal Stories SUMMARY:

Skill - Reading Comprehension. Alphabet Animals. The A to Z Collection of Animal Stories SUMMARY: Alphabet Animals The A to Z Collection of Animal Stories SUMMARY: There is a short story for each letter, from A to Z. Starting with Anteater, the stories work though to Zebu. Each one is stylistically

More information

Writing: Lesson 31. Today the students will be learning how to write more advanced middle paragraphs using a variety of elaborative techniques.

Writing: Lesson 31. Today the students will be learning how to write more advanced middle paragraphs using a variety of elaborative techniques. Top Score Writing Grade 4 Lesson 31 Writing: Lesson 31 Today the students will be learning how to write more advanced middle paragraphs using a variety of elaborative techniques. The following passages

More information

SEA TURTLE CHARACTERISTICS

SEA TURTLE CHARACTERISTICS SEA TURTLE CHARACTERISTICS There are 7 species of sea turtles swimming in the world s oceans. Sea turtles are omnivores, meaning they eat both plants and animals. Some of their favorite foods are jellyfish,

More information

INSTRUCTIONS BOOK Follow these steps to construct your Cheetah Minibook.

INSTRUCTIONS BOOK Follow these steps to construct your Cheetah Minibook. LEFT LEFT C LEFT LEFT RIGHT INSTRUCTIONS COVER BOOK Follow these steps to construct your Cheetah Minibook. 2. 3. 1. Print this file. 2. Cut along the dotted lines around the pages. Do not cut out the shape

More information

All Kinds of Cats. What You Already Know

All Kinds of Cats. What You Already Know All Kinds of Cats What You Already Know Scientists classify organisms to make communication easier. Since each organism gets its own special name, scientists always know just which one they re talking

More information

by the authors and illustrators in Ms. Pyle s kindergarten class

by the authors and illustrators in Ms. Pyle s kindergarten class by the authors and illustrators in Ms. Pyle s kindergarten class Stony Point Elementary School February 2015 We dedicate this book to Ms. Pyle because she s a good teacher, she lets us make stuff, she

More information

Passageways. Series. Anthology 1. Reading Success Series. 15 Nonfiction Selections. CURRICULUM ASSOCIATES, Inc.

Passageways. Series. Anthology 1. Reading Success Series. 15 Nonfiction Selections. CURRICULUM ASSOCIATES, Inc. Reading Success Series B Anthology 1 Passageways Series 15 Nonfiction Selections CURRICULUM ASSOCIATES, Inc. FOR THE STUDENT Passageways is a reading book that has 15 interesting nonfiction selections.

More information

Animals and Their Environments II

Animals and Their Environments II Animals and Their Environments II Grade Level: K, 2 Content Area: Life science Core Area: Exploring Organisms and Their Environments, Animals and Their Environments Lesson Overview: Students will compare

More information

Insect Life Cycle. Visit for thousands of books and materials.

Insect Life Cycle.  Visit  for thousands of books and materials. Insect Life Cycle A Reading A Z Level L Leveled Book Word Count: 607 Written by Chuck Garofano Visit www.readinga-z.com for thousands of books and materials. www.readinga-z.com Photo Credits: Front cover,

More information

Animals and Their Environments II

Animals and Their Environments II Animals and Their Environments II Grade Level: K, 2 Content Area: Life science Core Area: Exploring Organisms and Their Environments, Animals and Their Environments Lesson Overview: Students will compare

More information

First Facts by Rebecca Johnson

First Facts by Rebecca Johnson First Facts by Rebecca Johnson Use these activity sheets to teach your science content in combination with literacy. There are two photocopiable worksheets to support each of the eight books in the series.

More information

Have you ever Met a Morphosis?

Have you ever Met a Morphosis? Have you ever Met a Morphosis? Concealed beneath a garden in a suburban back yard, a miracle is revealed. Experience the journey of a caterpillar as he undergoes nature s little miracle of complete metamorphosis

More information

Who Really Owns the Beach? The Competition Between Sea Turtles and the Coast Renee C. Cohen

Who Really Owns the Beach? The Competition Between Sea Turtles and the Coast Renee C. Cohen Who Really Owns the Beach? The Competition Between Sea Turtles and the Coast Renee C. Cohen Some Common Questions Microsoft Word Document This is an outline of the speaker s notes in Word What are some

More information

S7L Algal blooms that pollute streams, rivers, and lakes are caused by the presence of

S7L Algal blooms that pollute streams, rivers, and lakes are caused by the presence of S7L-4 1. Algal blooms that pollute streams, rivers, and lakes are caused by the presence of A. lead. B. oxygen. C. mercury. D. phosphates. 2. Plants with spines and waxy leaves are well-suited for life

More information

Life in the. Desert ight. Desert Night. A Reading A Z Shared Reading Book Word Count: 669

Life in the. Desert ight. Desert Night. A Reading A Z Shared Reading Book Word Count: 669 Life in the Desert Night A Reading A Z Shared Reading Book Word Count: 669 Home Connection: Subjects and verbs Your reader is learning to recognize the subjects and verbs in sentences. As you read the

More information

All about snakes. What are snakes? Are snakes just lizards without legs? If you want to know more

All about snakes. What are snakes? Are snakes just lizards without legs? If you want to know more Novak.lisa@gmail.com Day 83 12/29/2017 All about snakes What are snakes? Are snakes just lizards without legs? If you want to know more keep reading to find out the answers to the question. The purpose

More information

Expanded noun phrases and verbs to describe an underwater world

Expanded noun phrases and verbs to describe an underwater world Expanded noun phrases and verbs to describe an underwater world Object/ creature Expanded noun phrase Verb (action) Seaweed Tall, towering seaweed. Stand still. Sock fish Hat turtles T shirt octopus Water

More information

Polar Bear Watch Scavenger Hunt

Polar Bear Watch Scavenger Hunt Polar Bear Watch Scavenger Hunt answer key (Answers are in red) Directions for Teachers/Educational Leaders: Please guide your team through the scavenger hunt and record your team s responses. Be sure

More information

Great Horned Owls. Rob & Ann Simpson

Great Horned Owls. Rob & Ann Simpson Lesson 3 Great Horned Owl Great Horned Owls Hoo, hoo-oo, hoo, hoo! A great horned owl hoots in the night. Maybe it is hunting for a rabbit to eat. The great horned owl is one of the largest owls of North

More information

He was a year older than her and experienced in how to bring up a brood and survive.

He was a year older than her and experienced in how to bring up a brood and survive. Great Tit 1. Life of a great tit 1.1. Courtship A young female great tit met her mate in a local flock in April. The male established a breeding territory and would sing, sway his head and display his

More information

Your web browser (Safari 7) is out of date. For more security, comfort and. the best experience on this site: Update your browser Ignore

Your web browser (Safari 7) is out of date. For more security, comfort and. the best experience on this site: Update your browser Ignore Your web browser (Safari 7) is out of date. For more security, comfort and Activityengage the best experience on this site: Update your browser Ignore Big Cats, Big Teeth How does the shape and size of

More information

Crotophaga major (Greater Ani)

Crotophaga major (Greater Ani) Crotophaga major (Greater Ani) Family: Cuculidae (Cuckoos and Anis) Order: Cuculiformes (Cuckoos, Anis and Turacos) Class: Aves (Birds) Fig. 1. Greater ani, Crotophaga major. [http://www.birdforum.net/opus/greater_ani,

More information