Animal Anatomy Teacher Resources
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Animals Project for German Students
Who doesn't love animals? Young learners will be excited to develop their vocabulary and categorize animals into different lists. This includes a fun extension activity that encourages the older learners to create a PowerPoint presentation and participate in internet research.
3rd - 5th Languages
Neurons and the Nervous System
The highlight of this series is activitiy #4. Anatomy pupils examine slides of three unknown cells. With the function of the nervous system in mind, they consider the structure of each and try to guess which one is part of that system. In other activities, they examine the nervous system of earthworm and grasshopper specimens, or they study drawings of different animal nervous systems.
7th - 12th Science
Soak it up
Students complete a hands on activity using hard boiled eggs, food coloring, tape, cups, water, and a knife to show how permeability affects animals. In this permeability lesson plan, students complete this activity and learn how pollution affects amphibians easily because of their scaly skin.
3rd - 6th Science
In this beginning sounds worksheet, students use the beginning letter sound for each animal body to help them match the animal heads to the bodies. Students color the pictures, cut them out, and paste the heads on the bodies. Students may then make the pictures into puppets and make up a play.
1st - 2nd Science
Students explore biology by completing science worksheets in class. In this animal anatomy activity, students read the book The Adventures of Marco and Polo and identify the animals mentioned in it. Students examine a real life animal and answer study questions about its characteristics.
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts
The Animal Body and How it Moves
Spark interest in the body structure of vertebrates with this comprehensive and colorful worksheet. Your biology class will explore the levels of organization, primary tissue types, and the main organ systems. Finally, they hone in on how skeletal muscles contract, allowing vertebrate motility.
9th - Higher Ed Science
An Introduction to the Animal Cell and Microscope Lab
This document is a mini unit on the basic structure of animal cells and cell theory. It contains individual lesson plans for the use of a microscope, lecture notes, and handouts for your class. The PowerPoint, "Amazing Animal Cells," is not included, but you can easily locate a substitute online.
7th - 12th Science
Carbon Dioxide & Krill: Impacts
What effects do temperature and carbon dioxide levels have on the zooplankton of Antarctica? This concluding instructional activity in a short unit on climate change and the ocean helps environmental scientists answer these questions. After learning about current Antarctic research through the provided slide show, lab groups perform an experiment to see if brine shrimp respond to changes in their environments.
9th - 12th Science
In this animal body parts worksheet, students play a matching game where they match 16 different animal part cards with the corresponding animals provided on a list. Picture and word cards are provided. Directions for introducing the game and another variation where they draw monsters with different animal parts is provided.
2nd - 4th Science