Animal Anatomy Teacher Resources

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Students complete a hands on activity using hard boiled eggs, food coloring, tape, cups, water, and a knife to show how permeability affects animals. For this permeability lesson plan, students complete this activity and learn how pollution affects amphibians easily because of their scaly skin.
In this science learning exercise, students analyze 7 pictures of animal body parts such as: tusk, claw, snout. Students read 3 word choices and circle the word that matches the picture.
Students describe what animals look like. For this ESL vocabulary development lesson, students complete worksheets and use images to help them describe what animals look like. 
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.
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.

New Review Habitats Project

Find here a brief overview of a project on a selected animal. Though the title says "habitats," really this is a report on a specific animal. The ten facts listed are to be included in the pupil's choice of a poster or multimedia presentation. Assign this project at the end of an ecosystems unit where you have covered food chains, adaptations, and habitats. 
In this animals worksheet, students complete 10 sentences by writing the letter of the correct phrase in the blank spaces. There are 3 choices for each sentence; all pertain to parts of animal bodies.
In this beginning sounds activity, learners 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. Learners may then make the pictures into puppets and make up a play.
Students explore biology by completing science worksheets in class. In this animal anatomy lesson, 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.
In this animal anatomy worksheet, students analyze 5 detailed pictures of frog and amphibian feet. Students match the pictures with the function from the word bank: climbing, gripping, burrowing, swimming or gliding.
In this vocabulary skills worksheet, students examine 7 animal body part words in the word bank and use them to fill in the blanks in 4 questions.
First graders watch a video and discuss animal parts focusing on eating and movement parts. They create an animal puppet with the proper mouth and movement parts.
Students observe fish and focus on their structures. In this life science lesson, students work in a group and observe guppies and gold fish.
Unifying themes in animal anatomy and physiology are displayed slide by slide.  The main concepts involve the differentiation in cells and tissues, and details are given about fuel management, metabolism, and some other essential processes.
Students investigate the relationship between humans and yeast. In this evolution lesson, students compare amino acids in a variety of life forms.  Students will watch films on similarities of the genetic code that structures an organism.
Students explore the animal habitats at the zoo. In this animal science instructional activity, students read about animal habitats from a textbook and construct a list of animals that live in specific habitats. Additionally, students take a field trip to the zoo and record the types of habitats they see.
Pupils compare and contrast the types of coverings found on animals. They identify a wide variety of animals in a museum room. They classify animals based on their coverings as well.
In this body plans and adaptations worksheet, students will review the different types of symmetry found in organisms. Students will identify body parts as found on either the ventral or dorsal part of an animal. Then students will look at how the exoskeleton and endoskeleton help organisms. This worksheet has 7 multiple choice, 12 fill in the blank, 3 short answer, and 4 true or false questions.
Students explore what characteristics animals have in order to move and eat within their environment. In this animal lesson plan, students watch an interactive Power Point and identify animal body parts. Students choose an animal and create a puppet with the correct characteristics for that animal. 
For this arthropods worksheet, students read a detailed text about insects, arachnids and crustaceans. Students then complete 14 multiple choice and fill in the blank questions.

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