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131 resources with the concept animal identification

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Hoo Eats Who and What is What in Your Own Backyard?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Bird is the word! Teach life science scholars the importance of our feathered friends and the roles they play in our ecosystem. Using the plan, learners investigate the birds in their areas, determine the biotic and abiotic factors that...
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1st Grade Science Jeopardy

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
This is one of the best Jeopardy-style presentations I've seen. Young scientists play a game whose categories include, Mammals, Reptiles, Fish, Birds, and Insects. One very nice component of this PowerPoint is that there is a review...
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Lesson 3: Scientific Inquiry with WildCam Gorongosa

For Teachers 9th - 12th
When biologists installed cameras in Gorongosa National Park, they ended up viewing a lot more than the lions they were trying to help! Young ecologists observe one of Africa's most beautiful savanna regions with interactive trail camera...
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Niche Partitioning Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Dinnertime on the African savanna is a highly choreographed event! Introduce young ecologists to the concept of niche partitioning through a hands-on activity. Pupils research animal behaviors and use data to develop an understanding of...
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A Simple Way to Tell Insects Apart

For Students 3rd - 12th Standards
Did you know an insect has unique mouthparts based on what and how it eats? This is a simple way to identify the order an insect belongs to. Watch a video that explains the interesting world of insect mouthparts.
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A Bear Skull

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What can you learn about a bear by examining its skull? Take an impromptu look at bear anatomy with a video from an extensive mammals playlist. Scientists examine the skull's teeth and compare them with those of a younger bear to...
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Carl Akeley's Striped Hyenas

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Ever wonder how to create museum dioramas? Examine the newly created striped hyena exhibit through the eyes of a scientist using a video from a larger playlist on mammals. Content includes the origins of the hyenas in the display, why...
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Where'd You Get All Those Dead Animals?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Why do zoologists collect animal specimens for research? And, how many animals is enough? Explore both sides of a current debate in the scientific community using a video that is part of a larger playlist on mammals. Topics include where...
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Hop into Action

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Young scientists find out what makes amphibians such unique and interesting animals in this simple life science activity. After looking at pictures and discussing the characteristics of amphibians, learners complete a series of three...
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Australian Animal Memory Game

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Kangaroos, platypuses, koalas...oh my! Your youngsters will love this printable memory game featuring eight different adorable Australian animals.
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Cut and Paste Food Chain

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students study life science. In this food chain lesson, students discover the different types of animals that make up an ecosystem. They discuss as a class and then work independently on a food chain activity. This lesson includes a...
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Animal Alphabet

For Students 2nd - 5th
Here is a challenge for learners of many ages: write an animal name starting with each letter of the alphabet! The only hints given are for the letters U, X, and Z. The instructional activity has all of the other letters printed next to...
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Wolves: DNA Pawprinting

For Students 9th - 12th
A mystery canine was shot and killed near Yellowstone National Park in the early '90s. Genetics whizzes explain how they might go about identifying whether the animal was a true grey wolf or a hybrid. A drawing of the animal's DNA bands...
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Farm Animals

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Why are farm animals important to the community? Expand young farmers' knowledge of furry and feathered friends through stories and a video. There are several books recommended; however, you could use any book about farm animals. A video...
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Ibis: A True Whale Story

For Teachers K - 2nd
Why do whales get caught in nets? Young learners read Ibis: A True Whale Story, and learn about a whale who gets caught in a fisherman’s net. Intended to be an independent reading activity, readers record why they think Ibis gets caught...
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Animal Syllables

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Animal names are a great way to practice syllables with words your young scholars will be familiar with! Using images, students examine 7 animals and color in the number of paws that correspond with the number of syllables in that animal...
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I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Preschoolers will love learning the song, " I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly" with this PowerPoint. Each slide contains an image of an old lady and the animal she swallowed. Note: Audio does not appear to be working, however this...
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Animals

For Students 6th - 9th
In this different types of animals worksheet, students fill in a crossword puzzle as they figure out the answers to sixteen clues associated with different types of animals.
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Name Match

For Teachers 7th - 8th
In this name match worksheet, students match up fourteen dinosaurs with the meaning of each of their names by drawing a line to connect one with the other.
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Name Match

For Teachers 7th - 8th
In this name match worksheet, students match up fourteen different types of mammals with their formal names by drawing a line from one to the other.
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Animal Signs

For Teachers 1st - 9th
Students discuss the many different types of animal signs that can be used to identify and track animals. They participate in an hands-on activity in which they examine tracks, trails, homes, territory markings, and even "scat" left by...
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The Mitten Using Power Point

For Teachers 1st
First graders retell the story, The Mitten, by matching animals to their names in the order they appeared in the story. Using Power Point to create their own mitten books, 1st graders put the animals in correct order as they sequence...
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Animal Identification Keys

For Teachers 1st - 4th
A clever presentation introduces youngsters to animal identification keys. On the first slide, viewers choose an animal and then answer yes-or-no questions about its characteristics. When they have completed the process, they click on a...
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Introduction to Animals

For Students 6th - 10th
In this introduction to animals worksheet, students complete a crossword puzzle with 47 questions on the types and characteristics of animals.