We found 32 resources with the concept animal species
Why Are Birds Different Colors?Lesson Planet
4 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Above all else, a bird's color is what sets it apart from other birds. Learn what creates their unique plumage in an installment of a video series. The video presents the physical and chemical reasons for the variation in colors as well...
Which Life Form Really Dominates Earth?Lesson Planet
8 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Humans only make up 0.01 percent of all life forms on Earth. We sure know how to make an impact though! An episode of the It's Okay to be Smart series examines the proportion of different species that inhabit Earth. The narrator compares...
Anole Lizards: An Example of SpeciationLesson Planet
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Human Impacts on BiodiversityLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Have you always wanted to take your science class on an amazing field trip they will never forget? Now you can! Observe the wildlife in an African savanna through trail cameras with a five-part data analysis activity. Learners analyze...
Two Bats and a SpiderLesson Planet
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What creatures lurk in the rainforest at night? Meet three of them in one short video. Part of a playlist exploring mammals, the video presents a look at night research in the Amazon. Scientists locate and photograph two bat species and...
Charles Darwin's ObservationsLesson Planet
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How did Charles Darwin become one of the most recognized names in biology? Introduce young naturalists to the early history of Darwin using a brief Fuse School Evolution video. The narrator discusses Darwin's beginnings as a theology...
What's The Most Successful Species on Earth?Lesson Planet
5 mins 6th - 12th
If all of the viruses in the ocean were laid end-to-end, they would stretch 100 times around the diameter of the Milky Way. The video compares various species to determine which is the most successful. Should it be defined by pure...
Artificial SelectionLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
The second lesson in the series begins with a starter activity discussing wild versus domesticated animals. Then, scholars play a card game, with optional variations, to emphasize artificial selection. Next, they attend a field trip to a...
Section Three: What's the Status of Biodiversity?Lesson Planet
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Biodiversity is essential for every habitat, but many species are at risk due to pollution and other factors. Explore several different species native to Illinois in a gallery walk with posters that learners have created after research...
Key Deer: Evolution and Species SurvivalLesson Planet
7th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
When we think of endangered species, we often think of far away places and exotic animals, but one of the most endangered species on the planet right now lives in the Florida Keys. The lesson explains how geological change influences...
Blubber Mits - Tundra AdaptionsLesson Planet
K - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
There are not many plants and animals that can survive the cold, harsh conditions of the tundra. This collection of activities and reading passages helps young scientists understand the unique characteristics that allow these amazing...
Whales, Whales, Whales!Lesson Planet
3rd - 5th CCSS: Designed
The title says it all! Help your pupils learn all about whales. Class members research different species of whales and share the information via video conferences with kids from another school. They conduct research on a selected species...
Native vs. Non-native Species: Who Will Win?Lesson Planet
3rd - 6th
Students examine non-native species and the problems they have caused in the waters of the Chesapeake Bay. They create a "Wanted" poster for one of the species. They describe the effects of non-native species on the schoolyard species.