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In this amphibian worksheet, students read about the frog life cycle to complete the Venn diagram. They also answer 16 fill in the blank questions about frogs.
In this reptile and amphibian Boy Scout merit badge worksheet, students complete 7 pages of short answer questions about reptiles and amphibians. They identify the characteristics of each, tell where they are located, and make sketches or take photographs of at least four species.
Students identify and interpret the various differences between reptiles and amphibians. Then they draw an amphibian and reptile and correctly label their body parts. Students also invent new reptiles and amphibians, sketch how they would look and their habitats, and finally, write a story about their imaginary creature.
Students complete pre reading, writing, and post reading activities for the book Amphibians. In this guided reading lesson plan, students complete writing, go over vocabulary, answer short answer questions, have discussions, and more.
Sixth graders observe the different state of frog development. In this biology lesson, 6th graders conduct a series of experiments on amphibians. They differentiate reptiles from amphibians.
A British explorer weaves himself in and out of the forest in search for various amphibians. He spots a snake, frog, and a few more creatures during this short journey.
Students observe tadpoles as they gradually change into adults.  In this amphibian biology lesson, students watch tadpoles in a tank in the classroom, keep a daily record of what they observe, and chart the growth development of the tadpoles once a week.  There are links to a Growth and Development Chart as well as a Field Notes journal included in this lesson.
Introduce your class to various reptiles and amphibians. They will meet and identify a representative from each of the four major reptile families, then learn about and discuss reptile characteristics. Next, they will identify and discuss the differences and similarities between reptiles and amphibians. This instructional activity suggests the use of either actual or stuffed reptiles. Most local museums have an animal lending library specifically for this type of usage.
Fourth graders explore biology by viewing animal videos in class. In this amphibian and reptile lesson, 4th graders identify the key differences between reptiles, amphibians and other animal classifications. Students view video clips in class and examine live specimens with their classmates.
Would you rather touch an amphibian or a reptile? Challenge your young zoologists' comparing and contrasting skills with this lesson, in which they review classifications of other animals before filling out worksheets on reptiles and amphibians. They then play a game with dice before writing a journal entry on everything they know about reptiles and amphibians.
In this amphibians worksheet, students click on the links in the questions about amphibians to find the answers to the questions and then come back and answer the questions. Students answer 10 questions total.
Students are introduced to the purpose of dichotomous keys and create one together as a class. In groups, they use a digital atlas to examine the different types of amphibians in Idaho. Using this information, they make their own dichotomous key and discuss the amphibians characteristics.
More discrete than the squirrels and birds in your backyard, you may find a few amphibians hidden on the ground. Check under logs and leaves; you may find some salamanders. American toads are also very common in backyards. Although this was made in the Syracuse area, anyone can learn more about the two creatures in this video.
In this amazing amphibians activity, students read a one page essay about the characteristics of amphibians. They answer 10 true and false questions based on the reading.
Fourth graders compare and contrast the behavior and structure of amphibians and reptiles of Utah. The Division of Wildlife Resources website is an important resource for them to access, for information as well as colorful pictures of all these animals.
Third graders use the internet to research mammals, reptiles and amphibians. They list important items about their chosen animal. Students identify characteristics of an animal and where they live. They classify animals as a mammal, reptile, amphibian.
Students compare and contrast reptiles and amphibians. As a class, students discuss the yellow-spotted lizard mentioned in the novel Holes. Using internet resources, students research facts about reptiles and amphibians and document their findings on a provided worksheet.
Seventh graders examine the physical features of an amphibian.  In this investigative lesson students compare and contrast the anatomy of a frog to a human. 
Fourth graders work in groups. They are given magazines. Students cut pictures of five mamals, five birds, five reptiles, five amphibians, and five fish. They place the pictures in a plastic bag. Students switch bags. They are explained that they should sort the pictures into the five animals vertebrate groupings.
Classifying animals has never been this much fun! Pupils discuss the animal groups, fish, reptiles, amphibians, mammals, birds, and also identify their characteristics. Then, they take pictures of animals and classify them in a group according to their characteristics.

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