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List Frog Facts

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this frogs worksheet, students study and color a picture of a frog. On the blank lines below the picture, students write some of the things they have learned about frogs.
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Who Am I? - Locomotor Skills

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students discuss the meaning of the word locomotion and the different ways that they use locomotor skills.
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The Surprising Reasons Animals Play Dead

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Many animals have methods of surviving. But did you know that opossums are not the only animals known for "playing opossum"? Watch a video that explains the unique survival techniques and behaviors of animals, including tonic immobility...
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Wetlands Ecosytem Study Unit

For Students 5th - 7th
In this wetlands ecosystem instructional activity, students use a set of links to complete an investigation into habitats, mammals, birds, macroinvertebrates, amphibians, trees and plants of a wetlands ecosystem.
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Fishes and Amphibians

For Students 1st - 5th
In this fish and amphibian characteristics instructional activity, students will two idea maps to compare fishes and amphibians. Students will complete 2 short answer questions based on these idea maps.
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Amphibians

For Students 5th - 12th
In this amphibian learning exercise, students will review the characteristics of the class Amphibia, including frogs and toads, salamanders, and caecilians. This learning exercise has 3 short answer questions, 5 matching questions, 6...
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Life Comes in Cycles

For Students K - 2nd
Kids are fascinated by chickens and their eggs. Here is a learning exercise has young learners take a look at the four stages in a chicken's life cycle. They have four cycles to organize: egg, chick, young bird, and adult. They have to...
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Animals at Night

For Students K - 2nd
For this nocturnal animals worksheet, students study a fact page with lists of mammals, insects, birds and amphibians that they may see on the school grounds at night. There are no questions to answer.
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Amphibians-Frog Dissection

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students compare the anatomy of a fish to an amphibian and that of an amphibian (frog) to a human. They complete a virtual frog dissection to gain some experience prior to the real dissection.
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Egg to Frog

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Learners study the life cycle of the frog. In this life cycle lesson set, students listen to a read aloud of Frogs, A First Discovery Book, and make a sequencing booklet that shows the four stages of the frogs life cycle. They observe...
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Development in Drosophila melanogaster

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study the least familiar aspect of development in Drosophila melanogaster; the development of the pupa. Students isolate and culture "First-day" pupae. They are dissected daily to study the progressive developmental changes.
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Snakes

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers create a page in a classroom field guide to snakes. They each choose a different snake species to study in depth using the internet and books. The page contains information on habitat and adaptations of the snake as...
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Dinosaur Detectives

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students examine amphibian evolution by comparing fossils with a modern-day skeleton. They experience the scientific thought process of drawing conclusions from limited paleontological data. Student groups align the figures with the...
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Pond Animals During The Seasons

For Teachers K
Students interact with a CD Rom to examine pond life. In this pond life lesson, students access a CD Rom entitled "Sammy's Science House CD Rom" in order to see pond life during the different season of the year. They study the associated...
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Ecology Community Status

For Students 7th - 8th
For this ecology community status worksheet, students research their state's ecosystem, make a chart of the biodiversity, analyze the chart and identify issues with wetland species.  This page has several links to helpful web resources.
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Population Densities

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students explore biological impact by completing a worksheet in class. In this animal population lesson, students utilize river rocks and jars to conduct a coqui frog population role play activity. Students define a list of amphibian...
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Species Discovery

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
How many of your learners know that even today new species are being found all over the globe? Introduce them to the amazing diversity our planet houses with a creative activity about animal variation and classification. They'll use a...
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Species Discovery

For Teachers 6th - 8th
How do you classify a newly discovered species? Learners view a presentation and complete research about biodiversity and the classification hierarchy. The lesson includes activities with dichotomous keys and work on classifying both...
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The Rock and Fossil Record

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Go deep in your paleontology unit with this spectacular set of slides! It introduces viewers to the types of fossils, a few famous fossils, and the geologic eras. This is done with easy-to-read text, diagrams, photos, and even videos. 
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Campus Habitat Improvement Plan

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students work to improve a plot of land. They assess the needs of the environment and formulate a plan. They plant trees and gardens, build bird boxes, construct waterholes. etc.
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Wetlands A - Z Book

For Students 4th - 8th
In this wetlands worksheet, students follow directions on how to make an online a - z book about the wetlands. Students follow 5 sets of directions.
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Frog Dissection

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the anatomy of frogs. They complete a frog dissection to complete an accompanying worksheet which includes questions, diagrams and pictures.
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From Polliwog to Frog

For Teachers K - 5th
Pupils examine how frogs change. In this life cycle instructional activity, students create a model to show how a frog changes throughout its life. Pupils will show the process of frog metamorphosis, from polliwog to adult frog.
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Vertebrate History in Rocks

For Teachers 4th - 6th
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read the noted section in their science textbooks and respond to 4 short answer and 3 fill in the blank questions regarding fossils embedded in rock formations.

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