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Mammal Scavenger Hunt Activity

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
Did you know that a polar bear's skin is actually black? Or that the lightest mammal weighs less than a paperclip? Young scientists learn these and other amazing facts about mammals as they explore the animal kingdom with this fun...
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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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The Three Different Ways Mammals Give Birth

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
All mammals have warm blood, are vertebrates, breathe with their lungs, have hair or fur on their bodies, and produce milk for their young. But not all mammals give birth to their young in the same manner. Watch a video that explains how...
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Mammal Mobile

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Short but sweet. Younger learners will view images and hear about the characteristics that make-up mammals, they will then discuss why a particular animal is, or is not, a mammal providing specific details. They will then create a mammal...
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For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Mammals include more than 4,000 species and represent the most dominant land animals on Earth. Scholars learn about the large variety of mammals, including orders unfamiliar to most. The presentation highlights the characteristics and...
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For Teachers 1st
First graders explore the characteristics of mammals. They identify mammals through observing pictures and discuss facts about each one. Students share describe their favorite mammal and draw a pictures of him. They may use the internet...
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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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Mammal Teeth and Skulls-Adaptations and Identification

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Student study the differentiation of teeth and skull adaptations in mammals in general and 14 common terrestrial mammals. They explore more about these mammals, their natural history, their adaptations and their identification through an...
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Mammal Idioms Exercise

For Students 5th - 6th
In this grammar and biology learning exercise, learners explore mammals using idiomatic expressions. Students match five expressions to their correct meaning and then complete eight multiple choice questions using the idiomatic expressions.
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Identifying Mammals

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate mammals. In this biology lesson, students use various websites to investigate mammals and their body parts. Students take notes the websites.
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Adaptations to Environments with Mammals

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders, after viewing a PowerPoint on different mammals, analyze what a biome is. Then they choose a mammal to research and go outside to feel the grass and leaves and hypothesize about which biome they live in as well as its...
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Get to Know: Mammals

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Learners discover the mammals in their community. In this animal lesson, students survey their school grounds for signs of mammals. Learners examine tracks, droppings, and other signs of wildlife to learn more about the animals and their...
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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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What's A Mammal?

For Teachers K - 5th
Students examine mammals understanding what a mammal is and reviewing the eleven mammal groups. In this science lesson, students play a game known as Mystery Mammal Game. Yet, first students research about the mammal and then give...
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What Kind Of Mammal Is It?

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students describe the characteristics of a mammal. They also differentiate between a companion and a wild animal. The lesson has an assessment included in it. They have a discussion to tap prior knowledge about what a mammal is.
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Mammals and Music

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore music to discover the characteristics of mammals. They observe characteristics of mammals to sort them. They write sorting questions and paste copies of appropriate pictures into sorting charts.
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Mammal Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars use the internet to answer their questions about mammals. They complete a scavenger hunt worksheet to identify their characteristics. They ask any questions they have at the end of the lesson.
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Moving Mammals

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
New ReviewHow many different ways do mammals move from place to place? An online resource uses animation to show how different mammals move. Learners use a slider to speed up or slow down a variety of mammals. The versatile lesson works as a...
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Investigating Mammals

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students research biology by participating in a flash card activity. In this mammals lesson, students examine a group of flash cards which have the image of an animal on the front and characteristics on the back. Students quiz each other...
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Extreme Mammals

For Students 6th - 12th
New ReviewExtreme characteristics can create some unusual mammals. Learners flip through a slide show of some of the most interesting mammals that are both living and extinct. Implement as a remote learning resource or use in-class to review...
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Under the Sea - Ocean Mammals/Fish

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore the similarities and differences between ocean mammals and fish. The characteristics of the life forms observed are placed onto a graph. The classroom becomes the botom of the sea and is explored to gain the required data.
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What are Mammals?

For Teachers K - 1st
Pupils differentiate between wild and tame animals, explain how to classify mammals into groups based on common charactertistics and comprehend the values of zoos. They listen as the teacher reads Psalm 50:10 and explains that all of the...
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Skull Science

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
What can your class learn from a skull? With proper facilitation, they can learn about diet, physical adaptations, special differences, and even the environment. Pupils will examine a series of mammal skulls and pelts to help them...
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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...