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Adaptations

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Viewers learn about adaptations of plants, animals, and humans through a collection of four Animal League videos. Host Britt Garner discusses behavioral and physical adaptations like camouflage. Also featured are unique adaptions like...
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Cobra vs. Monitor Lizard

For Teachers 4th - 12th
A cobra and a monitor lizard go head to head in a battle for some lunch. See who wins the delicious crocodile egg in this vicious competition. Watch the whole video to see an interesting twist!
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Anole Lizards: An Example of Speciation

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What happens to a species when members become separated by changes in their environment? Present young biologists with the ultimate example species—the anole lizard. A brief video describes the origins of the multitude of anole species...
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Using DNA to Explore Lizard Phylogeny

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
In a fun and interactive two-day lesson, learners sort anole lizard pictures by appearance. Next, they watch a video about the anoles and re-sort based on the information in the video. In addition to physical characteristics, budding...
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Wild Moving Lizard Sculpture

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Lizards are amazing! After a instructional activity on reptiles, take a look at this set of instructions. You'll be able to guide your class in making a paper lizard sculpture that moves. This idea also includes variations on the paper...
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Leaping Lizards

For Students 5th Standards
Reinforce reading comprehension skills with a worksheet that challenges scholars to read a brief informational passage about lizards then show what they know by answering five questions—four multiple choice questions and one short answer...
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These Lizards Have Been Playing Rock-Paper-Scissors for 15 Million Years

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Most species use one way of attracting a mate, whether through physical displays, alluring sounds, or aggression. The side-blotched lizards use three different ways, providing balance to their ecosystem. While the males use their own...
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Monitor Lizard vs. Croc

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Check out this stand-off between a team of half-pound water dikkops and a half-ton crocodile against a hungry monitor lizard. As the lizard is hunting for crocodile eggs, a pair of feisty dikkops act as a defense for themselves and the...
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Heating and Cooling a Really Large Lizard

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Remind your middle school scientists how fox ear size varies depending on the climate they live in; large ears allow heat loss while small ears keep heat in. Discuss how a cold-blooded animal might try to regulate body temperature. Then...
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The Origin of Species: Lizards in an Evolutionary Tree

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Different islands in the Caribbean have very similar species of anole lizards, which each have their own place in the ecosystem. Researchers did several studies to determine whether the anoles evolved into the different species then...
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Lizard and Bullfrog

For Students 4th - 5th
In this science worksheet, students compare a lizard and an amphibian. They answer several short questions and color in the pictures.
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Snakes and Lizards Length and Movement

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
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...
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Reptiles

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Did you know that reptile species outnumber mammals? Reptiles include snakes, turtles, and lizards. Watch this video to learn a few more interesting facts.
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Using DNA to Explore Lizard Phylogeny

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
On the Caribbean islands, lizards expanded into different niches instead of competing for resources. Scholars discuss and learn from experts in a video how scientists prove the theory. They build phylogenetic trees based on appearances...
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Leapin' Lizards

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders lure lizards with different foods and observe what the lizard eats.  In this animal behavior lesson, 3rd graders discover how lizards eat and their behaviors when more than one lizard is present. Students create their own...
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Leaping Lizards

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Have you ever wondered how computer animations work and what type of math is involved in making objects move across the screen? In this task, your young computer animators will use the geometric transformation of translations,...
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Leaping Lizards

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Transform lizards onto different locations. The interactive provides a diagram of a lizard and several locations. Pupils use their knowledge of transformations to move the lizard to the different locations and use the tools of GeoGebra...
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Lizards, Snakes, and Poisonous Animals in the Deserts of Australia

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Australia has more lizards than any other country. Learners have an opportunity to get up close to one type, the goanna lizard, with a short video about how this speedy reptile survives under the harsh conditions of the outback. Viewers...
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The Great Snake Debate

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Snakes are just lizards without legs, right? Scholars study the sensational evolutionary history of the snake with a video from a well-written biology playlist. Topics include snake fossils, theories on snake evolution, and...
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Vocabulary Study Booklet for "The Lizard and the Sun"

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this vocabulary learning exercise, students cut apart ten small vocabulary cards, study the words on each, put them in alphabetical order, and use each in a sentence. Students staple the word cards into a booklet. All words pertain to...
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Leapin' Lizards

For Students K - 2nd
The lizard needs to leap from rock to rock without getting bitten! Each rock has a word on it, but watch out for snakes! The safe rocks start with the same sound as lizard, and they can be colored purple. Give your learners a fun...
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Cool It

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students simulate lizard temperature regulation. In this Science lesson, students use a thermometer as a pretend lizard. Students must keep their lizard within a particular temperature range while moving through a specified course.
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Aboriginal Dreamtime Symbols

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students create their own dreamtime symbols in the style of modern Aboriginal culture. They are told that aboriginal art is very important in native Australian culture. Students locate Australia on a world map. They find pictures of...
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Lizard Maze

For Students 7th - 8th
In this mazes learning exercise, students determine the most efficient strategy to help a lizard find its favorite shady spot through an intriguing maze.

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