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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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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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Name That Critter

For Students K - 2nd
Young learners classify five different animals into their proper category. The animals pictured are a pigeon, a lizard, a cat, a frog, and a goldfish. Pupils are also asked to tell why they know it's a certain kind of animal. An...
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Tropical Rainforests

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students create their own rainforest environment. This tropical rainforest instructional activity, introduces where rainforests are located, their real world connections, and their structural make up. It includes further resources online.
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Who am I? - Mammals

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Here is a matching worksheet which has learners identify 16 common mammals. There are accurate and colorful depictions of each of the mammals to be found. An answer key is provided.
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Word Search: Common Pond Mammals

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Mammals who live in pond environments are the focus of this colorful wordsearch. In it, youngsters find the names of 13 mammals who are found near ponds. Each of the animals has a colorful picture associated with it. Very nice.
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Who am I?

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Here is a worksheet that allows students to see a picture of an animal and clearly identify it. The pictures are clear and colorful. All of the 16 animals pictured are mammals. This would be a terrific worksheet to use with...
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Who Am I?

For Teachers K - 2nd
This worksheet allows learners to see animals and reptiles, and also clearly identify them. There are bats, rats, and more. Here you will find 16 clear and colorful pictures which children must match up with their animal names. This...
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Introduction to Mammals

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Biology learners grasp the characteristics of mammals by viewing this succinct slide show. They learn that mammals are divided into three gestation-related groups: prototheria, metatheria, and eutheria. They examine the characteristics...
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The Five Classes of Vertebrates

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
What a terrific lesson plan! 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...
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Types of Animals

For Teachers 3rd
Learning about animals, and their classifications, is a regular part of the elementary-school curriculum. Using this presentation, learners can review information relating to animal classification, and test their knowledge. This would be...
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Word Search: Urban Mammals

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Learners find 17 common urban animals. The animals range from bats, to foxes, to opossums. A colorful and accurate drawing of each animal is present on the worksheet, and an answer key is provided. Answers can be horizontal, vertical, or...
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Animals A to Z: Orangutan

For Students 3rd
In this orangutan learning exercise, 3rd graders will add pages to their "animal books." Students will read 10 facts to gain an understanding of an orangutan and its particular attributes.
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Truly Amazing Mammals

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Explore the world of amazing mammals with your kids with special needs. Each child identifies one mammal from a previous lesson and writes a short paragraph on that mammal. This lesson states that it is intended for all levels, but not...
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The Beluga Whale, Otters

For Students 5th - 6th
In these internet activity worksheets, learners complete research related to the Beluga Whale and otters. Student are able to answer questions by following directions to help them navigate around a website.
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Animals

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students become familiar with the need for categorizing scientific information, in this case, animals. They categorize the 5 groups of animals in a collage and answer questions about each.
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Mammal Jeopardy

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders play a jeopardy like game using information about mammals. Before beginning the game, they complete a worksheet with questions similar to ones that are to be used during the competition. They answer more difficult...
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Mammals

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Young scholars gather information from an online database about mammals. Choosing one mammal, they compare its physical characteristics, food habits, behavior and location to the other mammals they were introduced to in this activity. In...
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Ocean Life: A Heavy Subject

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders examine The Learning Page Fact Files about ocean life and categorize the data by weight and group. They distinguish between fish, mammals, and invertebrates and which weigh the most and the least. Students record their...
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Technology Squares: Mammals

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Review basic vocabulary related to mammals. This short quiz game allows students to test their skills and understanding of scientific vocabulary. This game is appropriate for grades 5-7 and covers very basic concepts. 
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A Tooth for a Tooth

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Learners classify mammals as carnivores or herbivores. They look at a set of pictures of animal skulls, observing the shape and size of the teeth, and identify herbivores and carnivores.
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Sunken Millions Animals

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
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...
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Plants and Animals

For Teachers K - 1st
Students find common needs between plants and animals. For this plants and animals lesson students compare that both plants and animals need food and water. They also find the differences between plant and animal needs.
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Mammals of Fields, Meadows, and Hedgerows

For Students 6th - 10th
In this mammals learning exercise, students research the internet to find information and answer short answer questions about mammals of fields, meadows, and hedgerows. Students complete 12 questions.