Reptile Teacher Resources
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Investigation 12 - Amphibians & Reptiles
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.
Science Talk about Mammals and Reptiles/Amphibians
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.
Learning Animal Classifications by Writing Non-fiction Texts
The perfect activity to follow a class field trip to the zoo! Young scientists use photos of different animals to observe their characteristics and sort them into appropriate categories. Learners can come up with all kinds of categories as long as they justify their thinking.
Pre-K - 2nd Science
Here is a fine biology lesson that introduces youngsters to reptiles. They study their feeding habits, their habitats, and the adaptations they must make to survive in their environments. The outstanding lesson includes two excellent student handout sheets that facilitate their learning.
Pre-K - 6th English Language Arts
Vertebrates in the Pond
A vertebrate is an animal that has a backbone. Youngsters learn about vertebrates such as birds, mammals, fish, amphibians, and reptiles that live in or near pond habitats. The class is divided into vertebrate groups as they play a matching game that helps them learn to identify defining characteristics of each animal group.
1st Science CCSS: Adaptable
Commas in Series and in Direct Address
Commas can be all sorts of trouble! Introduce your emerging grammarians to the two simplest comma rules: items in a series and direct address. There are three exercises that hone specific skills, and then there is a cumulative exercise.
3rd - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Young scholars read Chameleon, Chameleon and Mrs. Chicken and the Hungry Crocodile. In this reptile lesson, students learn a rhyme about a turtle, review the vocabulary word "chameleon," and graph young scholars favorite reptiles. Students create a stained glass turtle and examine the skins that snakes have shed.
1st - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts
Sunken Millions Animals
This PowerPoint includes a game with ocean graphics in which two teams answer increasingly difficult questions about animals. Topics covered include plant and animal cells, animal adaptation, and similarities and differences between animal groups such as fish, mammals, reptiles, and amphibians.
2nd - 3rd Science
Chameleons Are Cool!
Have your learners review what they know about camouflage using this lesson. Learners fill out a graphic organizer listing what they know or have questions about. This could be enhanced with the addition of a writing assignment in which they describe what they have learned about camouflage.
Reptile and Amphibian Study Merit Badge Workbook
In this reptile and amphibian Boy Scout merit badge instructional activity, 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.
5th - 6th Science
Scales, Scutes, and Skins
Students identify the various adaptations of reptiles and amphibians. After distinguishing between reptiles and amphibians, students discuss the ways in which their adaptations aid in their survival. They participate in a hands on demonstration of the proper way to handle a reptile.
1st - 12th Science