Reptile Teacher Resources
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Reptiles and Amphibians
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.
3rd - 4th Science 12 Views 68 Downloads
Reptiles and Amphibians Compare and Contrast
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.
K - 3rd Science 29 Views 187 Downloads
What Class Are You In?
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.
2nd - 4th Science 16 Views 89 Downloads
Reptile and Amphibian Anatomy
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.
4th - 12th Science 10 Views 18 Downloads
Reptile-Themed Group Signs
Is your class into reptiles? These printable table group signs cover everything from the alligator to the tuatara. Just print, laminate, and hang over your table groups. There are eight different reptiles represented.
- These would be great to use during summer camp, for sporting events, with an after school program, or anytime you are grouping students
Pre-K - 3rd Classroom Support 3 Views 0 Downloads
The Five Classes of Vertebrates
What a terrific lesson! Learners discuss the animal kingdom, and classify them as vertebrates and invertebrates. They also identify them as fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. There is even a taxonomic breakdown of popular animals.
2nd - 6th Science 64 Views 381 Downloads
Snakes and Lizards Length and Movement
Snakes and lizards can be very tiny or very long. Your class will get out their rulers to see just how big snakes and lizards can be. They discuss several different reptiles by reading the included animal fact cards, then each small group uses rulers and yard sticks to measure the length of their assigned animals.
K - 5th Science 50 Views 72 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Bill Nye The Science Guy on Reptiles
A two-minute mini lesson on reptiles entertains and educates your elementary life science learners. The facts that reptiles are cold-blooded, they conserve their energy, and have protective scales, are all divulged by Bill in a way that makes them memorable.
2 mins 3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
Vertebrates: Part II, Reptiles & Birds
Zoologists tour of the worlds of reptiles and birds when viewing this presentation. The physical characteristics, methods of reproduction, homeostasis, and special senses of each are detailed. Diagrams include the reptile egg, bird beaks, and the structure of a feather.
9th - 12th Science 5 Views 6 Downloads
Reptiles and Amphibians
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.
4th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 24 Downloads
Mapping Where Animals Live
What type of reptiles live in New York State? This lesson gets the class thinking about what factors determine where particular animals live. They analyze the Hudson Valley environment, identify specific reptile and amphibian characteristics, and then complete a worksheet that maps the areas in which particular reptiles and amphibians dwell.
Pre-K - 5th Science 6 Views 28 Downloads