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Workbook
Curated OER

Chapter 1: The Science of Biology

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Provide young biologists with everything they need to excel in the study of lymphatics, the nervous system, hormones, cellular division, and more! Pupils utilize the workbook, complete with end-of-chapter assessment worksheets, to gain...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

What Class Are You In?

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
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...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Birds and Mammals

For Teachers 6th
Providing a higher-level thinking experience, this presentation provides an in-depth and interesting review of mammals. The terms used in the presentation give students a chance to be exposed to scientific classifications. There is also...
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Lesson Plan
University of Minnesota

Brain Zoo

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Who doesn't love a day at the zoo? Use an observation and inference lab to get young anatomists to recognize similarities between mammalian species based on brain structures. You provide the brains; this lesson plan provides set-up...
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Activity
American Museum of Natural History

Super Teeth

For Students 6th - 12th
A brief comparison of human teeth versus animal teeth sets the stage for two worksheets. Scholars match a picture of a tooth-filled mouth to the animal to which it belongs and coloring pages featuring a different animal and informative...
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Activity
American Museum of Natural History

Rubber Blubber Gloves

For Students 6th - 12th
Using gloves, shortening, tape, and a lot of ice, participants experience the feeling of having blubber. The experiment's eight steps follow an informative page about blubber and animals that have it.
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Activity
American Museum of Natural History

Mammal Flipbooks

For Students 6th - 12th
Scholars follow eight steps to create a flipbook and discover key facts about mammals' locomotion.
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Activity
American Museum of Natural History

North American Mammals Coloring Book

For Students 6th - 12th
Seven pages offer scholars the opportunity to learn about North American mammals and boost their coloring skills. Animals include brown bears, beavers, jackrabbits, wolves, jaguar, and Dall sheep 
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Lesson Plan

Cool Craniums

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Rise to the head of the class. Using mammal skulls, groups of pupils identify aspects of them. The teams make predictions on the classification of mammal the skull belongs to based upon the observations.
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Interactive
American Museum of Natural History

Identification Adventure

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Put all the pieces together. After a skeleton is put together, pupils play the scientist to determine the type of animal they have by using a classification tree to narrow down the identity. After each decision, they gain advice from an...
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Interactive
American Museum of Natural History

Moving Mammals

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How many different ways do mammals move from place to place? An online resource uses animation to show how different mammals move. Learners use a slider to speed up or slow down a variety of mammals. The versatile lesson works as a...
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Interactive
American Museum of Natural History

Extreme Mammals

For Students 6th - 12th
Extreme characteristics can create some unusual mammals. Learners flip through a slide show of some of the most interesting mammals that are both living and extinct. Implement as a remote learning resource or use in-class to review...
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Lesson Plan
National Wildlife Federation

Tricky Tracks

For Teachers K - 4th
While wildlife may not always be visible, they leave their marks behind for people to discover. A wildlife lesson has pupils explore the characteristics of animal tracks. They learn different types of tracks, as well as what tracks tell...
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Unit Plan
Purdue University

Mammals and Ecosystems

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Mammals have unique interactions with their ecosystems. Using a multi-part lesson, learners research local mammals using recommended websites and use their findings to create their own paper ecosystems including appropriate mammals. They...
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Handout
Purdue University

Common Indiana Mammals

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Mammals all have their own story to tell. A set of 34 cards outlines the key characteristics of different mammals. The cards include images of each mammal as well as their skulls and tracks. The back of the cards describe characteristics...
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Unit Plan
Purdue University

Mammal Food Webs

For Students K - 5th Standards
You are what you eat—or at least a part of what you eat. Budding scientists examine owl pellets to develop their own food webs. They use tooth and skull identification techniques to classify what they find.
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Lesson Plan
Larson Lab

Animal Classification

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
How are animals classified? Scholars explore animal classification by observing non-living and living specimens. They learn how to organize animals into vertebrates and invertebrates and identify the five vertebrate groups: mammals,...
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Activity
Discovery Education

The Time of Our Life

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Mammals are some of the newest organisms to appear on Earth. Young scholars complete an activity that results in a timeline showing the appearance of different types of living organisms. Provided with a list that spans from prokaryotes...
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AP Test Prep
College Board

2014 AP® Biology Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
The most popular AP science exam, Biology, also maintains the highest passing rate. The College Board releases old test questions covering trichomes and much more, along with statistics and scoring guidelines to help scholars study for...
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PPT
Biology Junction

Mammals

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Mammals include more than 4,000 species and represent the most dominant land animals on Earth. Scholars learn about the large variety of mammals, including orders unfamiliar to most. The presentation highlights the characteristics and...
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Interactive
Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Vertebrate Circulatorium

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
When you get to the heart of the matter, you learn a lot about an organism by studying its circulatory system! A perfect resource for a zoology or anatomy class, the simulation gives users a peek inside a variety of vertebrates to...
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Lesson Plan
Science 4 Inquiry

Snakes in the Everglades

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The Burmese python is on the loose ... and he's hungry! Illustrate the differences between causative and correlative relationships through an inquiry lesson plan. Pupils examine several sources of information to determine if there is a...
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Worksheet
Worksheet Universe

Birds and Mammals

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Is it a bird or a mammal? Scholars classify 30 animals as either birds or mammals in a activity designed to reinforce the concept of sorting.   
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Lesson Plan
Michigan State University

All About Rodents

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Get to the know the common house mouse and the Norway rat with an activity that reinforces reading comprehension skills. Scholars read a three-page document detailing key information about mammals, specifically rodents, and use their...