Herpetology Teacher Resources

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Lizard and Bullfrog

For Students 4th - 5th
In this science instructional activity, students compare a lizard and an amphibian. They answer several short questions and color in the pictures.
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What Do You Know About Reptiles?

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Introduce reptiles to your class. Each slide provides a list of basic characteristics of snakes, lizards, crocodilians, turtles, tortoises, and tuataras. The last slide provides learners with the titles of a few books they can read if...
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Reel in Learning with Reptiles

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Whether it’s all about a Jackson Chameleon or a North American Bearded Lizard, learners will be eager to embark on informational text with reptiles.
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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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What Kind of Animal Are You?

For Students 2nd - 4th
With the descriptions of six different animal groups (amphibians, birds, fish, insects, mammals, reptiles), students match different examples of animals to their proper groups (lizard to reptiles, girl to mammals, etc). The activity...
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What Animals and Plant Do To Get Ready For Winter?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students research an animal and report to the class about their animal and any adaptations their animal makes for winter.
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Measurement: Length, Capacity, and Time

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders listen to Susan Hightower's, "Twelve Snails to One Lizard" and discuss the need for standard units of measurement. They make a body model on butcher paper which they use to measure their body parts and complete a worksheet....
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Feral Cats

For Students 6th - 9th
In this geography worksheet, students identify the feral cats of Australia. They read an excerpt and respond to the three questions that follow. Students also imagine that they are a part of scientific team that has been set up to deal...
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Module 6: Congruence, Construction, and Proof

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Trace the links between a variety of math concepts in this far-reaching unit. Ideas that seem very different on the outset (like the distance formula and rigid transformations) come together in very natural and logical ways. This unit...
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Module 1: Transformations and Symmetry

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
No need to change anything about the resource. The first of eight modules in the MVP Geometry unit focuses on transformations in the coordinate plane. It connects translations, rotations, and reflections to congruence, symmetry, and...
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Plant Life Cycles

For Students K - 2nd
Follow the life cycle of a dandelion with a lab sheet for kindergartners. They learn about the order of events in a dandelion's life, then put the stages of life in order. Can they describe the life cycle of a pumpkin? For extra...
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In Search of Night Life

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Take a tour through the Amazon rain forest at night! A video leads an expedition through a rain forest highlighting the nocturnal wildlife. The participants find reptiles, arachnids, insects, and more during their journey.
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Week 7: Animal Adaptations - Bird Beaks

For Teachers 4th - 10th
Students use tools to represent bird beaks and pick up different types of food with them in order to discover which beak would help the bird survive depending on their food type.
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Animal Analogies

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Worksheet is to helpful as grammar is to fun! Work on solving 18 analogies involving animals and their characteristics with an engaging grammar assignment.
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Aztec Millionaire

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Give those kids an opportunity to show what they know about the ancient Aztec culture. This "Millionaire" style game reviews basic facts about the Aztec empire. It includes thirteen complete questions, leaving three additional questions...
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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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Transformations and Symmetry

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Flip, turn, and slide about the coordinate plane. Pupils define the rigid motions and experiment with them before determining the relationships of the slopes of parallel and perpendicular lines. The sixth unit in a nine-part series...
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Introduction to Animals

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Out of all animals, elephants alone lack the ability to jump. Scholars learn all about animals using a presentation full of fun examples. It describes different types of animals, the biological similarities and differences between...
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Poisonous Spiders! Reading Comprehension

For Teachers 6th - 7th
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read a passage about poisonous spiders before answering 10 fill in the blank questions. They demonstrate their reading comprehension through their answers.
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Herp Search

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students locate reptiles, analyze them, and then classify them.
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Prairie Scales and Prairie Smoothies

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore the animals that live on the prairie and identify differences between amphibians and reptiles and the adaptations each have made to live on the prairie.
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Cats: Reading Comprehension

For Teachers 2nd
In this reading comprehension worksheet, 2nd graders will read a paragraph about cats and answer four multiple choice questions about the passage.
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Halloween Math Lesson Plan

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students practice their multiplication and division by creating a Witches Brew.  In this holiday math lesson, students utilize Halloween style ingredients to create a fun edible treat for themselves.  Students practice their measuring...
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Mapping Where Animals Live

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th
What type of reptiles live in New York State? This lesson gets the class thinking about what factors determine where particular animals live. They analyze the Hudson Valley environment, identify specific reptile and amphibian...

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