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22 reviewed resources for life science inquiry mammals

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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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LS1A - Structure and Function

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Form follows function, from simple bacteria to complex mammals. Demonstrate this essential standard, LS1A, using the tips in a short video about the Next Generation Science Standards. Topics include when to introduce cells and organelles...
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Life of a Butterfly

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Reading about the life of a butterfly is great, but reenacting the life of a butterfly is even better! After reading and discussing the stages in the butterfly life cycle, the class teams up to run a life cycle relay race. Each team...
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Snakes in the Everglades

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The Burmese python is on the loose ... and he's hungry! Illustrate the differences between causative and correlative relationships through an inquiry lesson plan. Pupils examine several sources of information to determine if there is a...
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The Five Classes of Vertebrates

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
What a terrific lesson! 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 popular...
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Pleistocene Mammals

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students research the causes of the extinction of Pleistocene mammals.  In this Pleistocene mammals lesson, students read essays to understand the Pleistocene epoch. Students write an essay about the personal impact of this epoch. 
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Brain Zoo

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Who doesn't love a day at the zoo? Use an observation and inference lab to get young anatomists to recognize similarities between mammalian species based on brain structures. You provide the brains, this lesson provides set-up...
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Going Batty

For Teachers 9th - 12th
After two slides of teacher directions, this slide show guides students through the procedures to use the linked resources and software to analyze aerial images. Using GIS and ArcMap the students should be able to plan where best to...
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Mice and Rats

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students guess what types of mammals are being described by teacher clues. In this mice and rats lesson, students discuss rodents they know and their characteristics. Students pretend they work for a pest control company and write...
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For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders describe the main characteristics of warm-blooded vertebrate animals. They compare and contrast the two different groups of warm-blooded vertebrate animals by looking at external, reproductive, and growth characteristics.
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For Teachers 5th
Students explore the classification system in this seven lessons unit. The diversity of life forms and their characteristics are examined using a microscope. Kingdoms, classes, and families are investigated.
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Exploring Ecosystems

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students examine the relationships between plants, animals, and the environment in ecosystems. They sort animal cards, collect natural materials from the schoolyard, and record an ecosystem web in the form of a poster.
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For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students hypothesize and model how the bones in a bat wing are made up.  For this exploratory lesson students test their hypothesis, develop questions about bat parts and watch a video on bats.
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El Niño's Powerful Reach

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students explain scientific inquiry. They define terms food chaing and food web. They list the ways that El Nino events can affect fish populations and the marine food web.
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Classify Shedd's Collection

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Learners explore the concept of taxonomy. In this classification instructional activity, students discover taxonomy attributes. Learners apply their organizational skills as they observe animals in Shedd Aquarium, record data about the...
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Camouflage Bingo

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate the importance of camouflage by participating in a class game.  In this scientific vocabulary instructional activity, students practice using aquatic vocabulary in a game of bingo before they visit an aquarium....
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The Gray Whale Obstacle Course Viewing Guide

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students complete a worksheet while watching a film about whales. They examine the human impact on whale migration and identify adaptations the whale has acquired in able to survive. They discover how global warming has effected the...
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Habitat bingo

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Young scholars explore the characteristics of water habitats.  In this water habitat lesson, students review bingo cards with specialized features of water habitats.  Young scholars participate in a bingo game about their habitat. ...
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Owl Pellet

For Teachers 4th - Higher Ed
Students discover an owl's diet. In this animal science lesson, students observe owl pellets, determining what the owl ate. Students put together the owl's food chain, after determining the animals in the owl's diet.
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Observing an Animal

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students observe animal behaviors. In this animal behaviors activity, students record animal behaviors while watching a video in preparation for a field trip to the aquarium.
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Tracking El Nino

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students explore upwelling and changes in sea temperature as factors in creating El Nino. They mark on maps three locations where they predict El Nino conditions could occur.
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Atlatl (Native Americans)

For Teachers 4th - Higher Ed
Students discover what an atlatl is and how to use it. In this Native American lesson, students discuss the history of the Native American atlatl and practice throwing with it. Students will analyze the effects of the atlatl in terms of...