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Adaptations

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Viewers learn about adaptations of plants, animals, and humans through a collection of four Animal League videos. Host Britt Garner discusses behavioral and physical adaptations like camouflage. Also featured are unique adaptions like...
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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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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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Mamíferos/ Mammals Word Search

For Students 3rd - 6th
Is an elephant a mammal? What about a sea turtle? After discussing what mammals are with your youngsters, provide them with this fun word search. They are only searching for eight words (elefante, cebra, mono, oso, leon, tigre, jirafa,...
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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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Are Naked Mole Rats the Strangest Mammals?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Imagine a mammal with the metabolism of a plant! This strange mammal appears cold-blooded like a reptile and demonstrates the social life of an insect. A short video examines learning the incredible adaptations of the naked mole rat.
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Mammals

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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The Origin of Mammal Movement: Harvard Adventures, Part I

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
It may be difficult for some humans to walk and chew gum at the same time ... but reptiles can't breathe while running at all! Compare the skeletal systems of reptiles and mammals in the first installment of Brain Scoop's fossils and...
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Mammals: Mammals and Their Ways

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students study the difference between innate and learned behaviors. They observe the adaptations and behaviors of mammals in this series of lessons.
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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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Mammals

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Learn more about mammals with this fantastic video! It discusses mammals varying from whales to mice to elephants. Can your class tell the difference between a whale and a shark?
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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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Get- To Know Mammals

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners take a field trip and record information about mammals. In this mammals instructional activity, students hunt for tracks, waste, or other evidence that a mammal exists in this habitat. Learners complete a worksheet on the...
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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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Mammal Facts and Myths

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students write a report. In this mammals lesson, students learn about various mammals such as whales, beavers, bats and echidnas. Students make a diagram, write a report, brainstorm a list of myths and make a model animal.
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Birds and Mammals

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Is it a bird or a mammal? Scholars classify 30 animals as either birds or mammals in a worksheet designed to reinforce the concept of sorting.   
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Internet Quests: Mammals

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this science and technology worksheet, students use reference books or Internet searches to find facts about the blue whale, beaver, bat and echidna. Students answer 20 questions about each mammal, fill out charts and illustrate facts.
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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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Increasing Night Life of Mammals - De-Natured

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How do animals avoid predators, including humans, if they can't move to a new habitat? The third video in a four-part series explains a recently published article on the topic of adaptations. Many mammals shift their schedules to a more...
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What in the World is a Pangolin?

For Teachers 4th - 12th
A pangolin is a rare mammal that looks like a walking Artichoke. It is unique because they don't have teeth! However, they have a long, sticky tongue to help them eat.
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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 plan, 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

For Students 5th - 10th
In this mammals activity, students click on the links in the questions about mammals to find the answers to the questions and then come back and answer the questions. Students answer 8 questions total.
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Mammals Puzzle

For Students 2nd - 5th
In this mammal word search puzzle, students identify the names of mammals. Examples include monkey, cat, and pig. A list of 18 words is provided to assist students in locating the words.
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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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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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Mammal Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students 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 instructional activity.
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Mammals

For Students 4th - 6th
In this mammals worksheet, students look a pictures of two mammals and answer questions comparing the two. They also learn about gestation periods for different mammals.
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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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Who Am I? Mammals Identification

For Teachers 5th - 6th
In this science worksheet, students examine 16 detailed pictures of different species of mammals. Students identify each mammal. There is no room to write the name under the picture. It is assumed this is an oral activity, although there...
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Mammal Facts (or Not)

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this mammal activity, students use reference sources to determine whether 10 statements about various mammals are true or false.
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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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Which Mammal Group?

For Students 5th - 8th
In this mammals worksheet, students match 6 animal pictures to one of the six common mammal groups such as marsupials, rodents, and primates.
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Unscramble the Letters - Mammals

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students unscramble the letters for words that represent different mammals. In this mammals lesson plan, students write the words correctly and then write them in sentences.
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Wetlands Mammals Facts Table

For Students 5th - 10th
In this mammals worksheet, students complete this graphic organizer about different mammals in the Wetlands. Students complete 40 boxes in the graphic organizer.
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Mammals Book

For Teachers K - 2nd
What do a sheep, a boy, and a bat have in common? Learn about mammals with a mini book that lists many different types of mammals. Kids can color the fun illustrations and compile the pages to publish their own mammal books.
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Word Search: Common Pond Mammals

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Mammals who live in pond environments are the focus of this colorful wordsearch. In it, youngsters find the names of 13 mammals who are found near ponds. Each of the animals has a colorful picture associated with it. Very nice.
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Word Search: Common Marine Mammals

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Young oceanographers find these common marine mammals in a word search. Each of the eighteen mammals has a bright, but accurate representation of each on the worksheet. Also, there is an answer key at the bottom. Well done!
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Common Marine Mammals

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Common marine mammals are found in this word search. Mammals include; sea lion, bottlenose dolphin, white-sided dolphin and more. The extremely colorful and accurate drawings of each of the animals make this more than just your average...
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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 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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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! 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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Mammals, Mammals--Everywhere!

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore the habitats of mammals and their physical characteristics. They research examples of mammals that must deal with daily changes in their habitat and how they cope with them. In small groups, students create a table...
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Who am I? - Mammals

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Here is a matching worksheet which has learners identify 16 common mammals. There are accurate and colorful depictions of each of the mammals to be found. An answer key is provided.
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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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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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Diving Whale Sculpture

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students identify two types of whales: toothed whales and baleen whales, and understand that whales come to the surface for air. Then they recognize that whales are mammals (they nurse their young and are warm-blooded). Students also...
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Mammals

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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Mammal Jeopardy

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders play a jeopardy like game using information about mammals. Before beginning the game, they complete a worksheet with questions similar to ones that are to be used during the competition. They answer more difficult...
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Name that Mammal

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students become familiar with various mammals found in Idaho. They work in groups of three to four. Students use the digital atlas to identify mammals. They complete this activity by using the mammal section of the Digital Atlas.
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Oddball Out: Mammals

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
In this problem solving worksheet, students analyze a row of pictures of various mammals to determine which creature is different from the others pictured.
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Name Scramble: Mammals

For Teachers 5th - 6th
In this language arts and science worksheet, students analyze 10 pictures of common mammals with scrambled names. Students unscramble the names and write them correctly under each picture.
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Common Indiana Mammals

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Mammals all have their own story to tell. A set of 34 cards outlines the key characteristics of different mammals. The cards include images of each mammal as well as their skulls and tracks. The back of the cards describe characteristics...
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Mammals and Ecosystems

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Mammals have unique interactions with their ecosystems. Using a multi-part lesson, learners research local mammals using recommended websites and use their findings to create their own paper ecosystems including appropriate mammals. They...
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Name Match: Mammals

For Teachers 5th - 6th
In this science worksheet, young scholars identify 14 mammals by name. Students examine the pictures of mammals and draw a line between the mammal and its name.
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Olinguito

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Sometimes a brand new species of mammal is hiding right under our noses! Meet the olinguito, a raccoon-like mammal from South America. Part of a larger playlist on mammals, an interesting video discusses how a researcher from The...
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The Lovable (and Lethal) Sea Lion

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What lives in the ocean, has ears, walks on all fours, and can reach a top speed of 18 miles an hour? Why, the sea lion, of course! A cute, animated video introduces viewers to the majestic aquatic mammal.
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Name Match: Mammals

For Teachers 6th - 7th
In this science worksheet, students examine 14 detailed color pictures of mammals. Students match the pictures to the names in the word bank. Answers are provided at the bottom of the page.
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The Mammalian Molecular Clock Model

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Animals don't read clocks, so how do they know when it is time for eating, sleeping, and other cyclical needs? Viewers watch an animation of the genes and the molecular clocks inside most mammals. They compare the difference in wild...
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Dimetrodon: Our Most Unlikely Ancestor

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Dimetrodon lived before flowers, and people often believe it was a dinosaur. Research, however, proves a different story. An informative video teaches more about the dimetrodon, a mammal often confused for a reptile. It explains the...
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Chicago Adventure, Part Four: Rodents of Unusual Size (And Other Mammals, Too)

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The Chicago Field Museum is home to some amazingly large creatures! The installment from a larger mammals playlist takes young biologists on a tour of the mammal curation labs. Experts explain the specimen collection in terms of their...
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Australian Mammal Name Match

For Students 7th - 8th
In this name match activity, students match up fourteen Australian mammals to their formal names by drawing a line from one to the other.
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Mamíferos/mammals

For Students K - 2nd
Youngsters cut out eight animal names in Spanish and tape them under a picture of the corresponding animal. They review vocabulary for a bear, zebra, camel, tiger, elephant, lion, monkey, and giraffe. Although the pictures are small, you...
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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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Mammals

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students gather information from an online database about mammals. Choosing one mammal, they compare its physical characteristics, food habits, behavior and location to the other mammals they were introduced to in this instructional...
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Truly Amazing Mammals

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Explore the world of amazing mammals with your kids with special needs. Each child identifies one mammal from a previous lesson and writes a short paragraph on that mammal. This lesson states that it is intended for all levels, but not...
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Word Search: Common Mammals

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
A colorful and challenging word search common mammals is here for you. In it, learners search for the names of 17 mammals. Mammals such as a bison, moose, bighorn sheep, and caribou are found. Each of the mammals has a colorful and...
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Fisher Dissection: Harvard Adventures, Part 2

For Students 6th - Higher Ed Standards
What can we learn about the evolution of mammals from a fisher? An engaging video from Brain Scoop's fossils and geology series illustrates the anatomical features of mammals through the dissection of a fisher. Content includes the...
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Whales Activity

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore biology by researching a popular mammal in class. In this whales lesson, students utilize the library and Internet to research the different categories of whales, their habitats and how they differ. Students analyze...
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Vertebrates

For Students 9th - 12th
In this vertebrate worksheet, students review the different adaptations for the 5 groups of vertebrates: birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and fishes. This worksheet has 12 matching, 1 fill in the blank, and 7 short answer questions.
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Name Match

For Teachers 7th - 8th
In this name match worksheet, students match up fourteen different types of mammals with their formal names by drawing a line from one to the other.
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Mammals of Fields, Meadows, and Hedgerows

For Students 6th - 10th
For this mammals worksheet, students research the internet to find information and answer short answer questions about mammals of fields, meadows, and hedgerows. Students complete 12 questions.
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Mammals: Mammals and Their Ways

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers, in groups, observe, collect data, and analyze mammal behaviors.
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What Class Are You In?

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Classifying animals has never been this much fun! Pupils discuss the animal groups, fish, reptiles, amphibians, mammals, birds, and also identify their characteristics. Then, they take pictures of animals and classify them in a group...
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Magnificent Mammals

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students discover the different types of animals by participating in fun class activities.  In this biology instructional activity, students identify the characteristics and habits of different mammals while creating a collage of...
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Endangered Mammals: African and Asian Elephants

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore the concept of endangered mammals. In this elephants lesson, students research Internet resources regarding African and Asian elephants.
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Mammals and Reptiles Cut and Paste

For Students Pre-K - 1st Standards
Adorable! Most children are really drawn to animals. With this worksheet, they cut out eight darling drawings of animals and then affix each to a page divided in half according to whether it is a mammal or a reptile. If you need it, an...
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Draw Me a Mammal!

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders illustrate at least three art elements in a drawing of a mammal they've read about with 100% accuracy. As a review, Bloom's Taxonomy questions are asked as they prepare to sketch something they pictured in the story they read.
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Bears

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Take a good look into the lives of bears in this video. It focuses on polar bears and kodiaks. Did you know the reflection of the sun is what makes polar bear fur white?
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Magnificent Mammals

For Teachers K
Students experience center activities to study the habitats and traits of mammals. They play a memory game, eat like mammals, produce artwork and read mammal books.
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Australian Mammals: Evolutionary Development as a Result of Geographic Isolation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students comprehend the difference between monotremes, marsupials, and placental mammals. They are able to compare and contrast these organisms (Australian mammals) with other mammals. Students are able to identify Australian mammals.
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Thermoregulation in Marine Mammals

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students investigate how mammals maintain a fairly constant body temperature under various conditions by engaging in an animal classification activity. They experiment with Crisco in gloved hands and icy water to understand the...
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Marine Mammal Diving Reflex

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders discuss marine mammal diving reflex, and measure pulse rate while holding their breath under three conditions: control, warm water, and ice water to determine if humans exhibit marine mammal diving reflex.
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Birds and Mammals

For Students 6th - 8th
In this science worksheet, middle schoolers create details given an imaginary story to reinforce the topics of mammals and birds. The second page has more puzzles for them to do.
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Who Am I?: Marine Mammals

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
In this science worksheet, students will identify 12 different marine mammals. Each animal is realistically depicted in a color illustration.
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Whale of a Meal

For Teachers 4th - 12th
One of nature's most mesmerizing mammals, the humpback whale, can live up to 60 years. They can hold their breath for 30 minutes underwater. Watch this video to learn more about this large mammal!
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Oddball Out- Finding the Item that Does Not Belong- Mammals

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
In this visual comparison worksheet, young scholars examine the mammal pictures in each of 4 rows to determine which one does not belong. They check their answers with those given at the bottom of the page.
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Sea Otters--Funny Mammals of the Sea

For Students 4th - 5th
In this sea otters worksheet, students read a 2 page article on sea otters, define 12 vocabulary words from the article and answer 7 comprehension questions in complete sentences.
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Animals

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders define and describe the characteristics of a mammal and a mammal's importance to man. They also describe the life cycle of a frog and compare and contrast a larva and an adult frog. Finally, 2nd graders study and explain...
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Underwater Animals

For Teachers K - 5th
Students investigate mammals and blubber. In this science lesson abut the sea, students perform an experiment that will help them in discovering how blubber keeps sea mammals warm.
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Explorit's Animal Quiz

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this animals worksheet, students complete a five question multiple choice on-line interactive quiz about animals. This quiz has questions about mammals, insects and birds.
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Life in the Sea

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this life in the sea worksheet, students click on the animal that lives in the sea in the first problem, and in the second problem they click on the animal that lives in the sea and is a mammal who breathes at the surface. Students...
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Connect the Dots

For Teachers 4th - 7th
In this connect the dot worksheet, students connect the dots to reveal the two kinds of mammals that lay leathery eggs instead of giving birth to live young.
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The Sights and Sounds of Orcas

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Students investigate the orca whale. They participate in an online Webquest, listen to whale vocalizations online, answer discussion questions, and locate and read newspaper articles on marine mammals and orca whales.
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Environment: Endangered Mammal Project

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research different mammals and create illustrations and narratives about them. Working individually or in small groups, students compose their rough drafts prior to creating their posters or dioramas. Students present short...
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Animal Classes-Mammal Birds Fish Reptiles Amphibian

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students learn about the characteristics of each animal classification. In this animal classification instructional activity students will first learn the characteristics of each classification. Then, they will find animals from given...
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Oddball Out: Birds, Fishes, Marine Mammals

For Teachers 5th - 6th
In this science worksheet, learners analyze 4 animal pictures in a row. Students circle the animal which is different from the others. There are 4 rows of pictures. Answers are provided upside down at the bottom of the page.
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Dimetrodon Is Not A Dinosaur

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Dimetrodon—the dinosaur that wasn't really a dinosaur! Explore the facts about an animal that lived before the Jurassic era with a fact-filled video from Brain Scoop. The narrator shows dimetrodon's characteristics, its common ancestry...
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All About Rodents

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Get to the know the common house mouse and the Norway rat with an activity that reinforces reading comprehension skills. Scholars read a three-page document detailing key information about mammals, specifically rodents, and use their...
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I'm Batman

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
When you think about bats, what comes to mind? Vampires? Rabies? After watching this short video you'll have a whole new appreciation for these terribly misunderstood mammals.
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Wolves Can Be a Bit Coy

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
It turns out wolves are not quite as wolfish as they used to be. Part of a larger playlist  on mammals, the video offers an in-depth look at the wolf populations of today which, in some cases, are more coyote than wolf. The narrator...
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The Man-Eating Lions of Tsavo

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
When railroad workers arrived in Kenya in 1898, they were greeted by some very hungry lions. Introduce young ecologists to the man-eating lions of Tsavo with a video from an extensive playlist exploring mammals. Topics include unusual...
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The Flapper and the Panda

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What do a New York socialite and a panda bear cub have in common? An intriguing video from a larger playlist on mammals presents the story of America's first captive panda, Su Lin. Follow the adventurous tale from the bamboo forests of...
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Carl Akeley's Striped Hyenas

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Ever wonder how to create museum dioramas? Examine the newly created striped hyena exhibit through the eyes of a scientist using a video from a larger playlist on mammals. Content includes the origins of the hyenas in the display, why...
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Pangolins

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Whether you call it a walking artichoke, or a pinecone anteater, pangolins are pretty cool! The narrator of a video from a larger playlist exploring mammals introduces young zoologists to the pangolin from the specimen room of the Field...
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The Naked Mole-Rat

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The naked mole rat is truly unique! So unique, it was recently placed in its own family. What makes it so special? Discover its amazing story with a video from an exciting mammals playlist. A naked mole rat expert explains its...
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Who am I?

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Here is a worksheet that allows students to see a picture of an animal and clearly identify it. The pictures are clear and colorful. All of the 16 animals pictured are mammals. This would be a terrific worksheet to use with...
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Who am I?

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
A matching activity on some common marine mammals is here for you. In it, 12 animals such as polar bears and seals are found. Each of the animals has a colorful and accurate picture associated with it. The bonus question at the bottom...
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Physical Adaptations in Ice Age Mammals

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students identify the body parts in Ice Age mammals that allowed them to survive. They answer questions as a class and discuss. They examine photographs of the animals as well.
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Mammal Morphology: bats and people

For Students 4th - 8th
In this mammals worksheet, students compare and contrast the physical characteristics of bats and people by filling out a chart. Students complete 17 rows in the chart and answer 3 short answer questions.
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The Amazon Rain Forest

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders perform a play about the Amazon Rain Forest. They practice assigned parts and sing a song about the Rain Forest. They create costumes for the characters and discuss the role each character plays. They perform the play...
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Mr. Biando's Lab Word Search Puzzle

For Students 6th - 9th
For this Mr. Biando's lab worksheet, students define, study, review and discuss ten key terms associated with mammals and evolution. Students circle each key term in a word search puzzle.
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Creatures of the Grand Canyon

For Students 3rd - 6th
For this word search puzzle worksheet, students find and circle all of the wildlife hidden in a word search puzzle. Students also classify the animals into groups of mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, or amphibians.
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Word Search: Urban Mammals

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Learners find 17 common urban animals. The animals range from bats, to foxes, to opossums. A colorful and accurate drawing of each animal is present on the worksheet, and an answer key is provided. Answers can be horizontal, vertical, or...
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The Science of Milk

For Students 9th - 12th
The first substance most all mammals taste is milk. Why are we all so obsessed with milk? Explore the world of lactation, the dairy industry, and different types of milk with a video that explains the science of milk.
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Some Mammals of the Grand Canyon Word Search Puzzle

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this Grand Canyon mammals worksheet, students read 14 names of animals that live in the area of the Grand Canyon. Students find the words in a word search puzzle.
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Preparation and Staining of Mammal Cells to View Sister Chromatids

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Observation of sister chromatids is possible as students culture and stain mammal tissue cells.  
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What Animal Are You?

For Teachers 2nd
Animals that experience significant changes during their life cycles are the focus of this science instructional activity. Pupils utilize educational software programs in the computer lab in order to create a document that includes...
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Bending Fossils: Experiments In Paleontology (Harvard Adventures, Part 3)

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How can we bend a fossil? Junior paleontologists explore the joint movements of extinct species in Brain Scoop's Fossils and Geology series. The narrator works with a paleontology curator to show the experiments performed on the...
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Into the Bat Caves of Kenya: Part 2

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Field research is dirty work! Join a team of research scientists from the Field Museum in the second installment of a two-part series that is part of a larger playlist exploring mammals. The team continues their search for bats in...
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The Hero Shrew

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
No, the hero shrew doesn't fly or rescue people from burning buildings. In fact, scientists are not quite sure what it does with its amazing adaptation! Take a closer look at a rodent with a most unusual spine with a video from a larger...
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Horns vs. Antlers

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Antlers and horns ... they're the same, right? Compare and contrast these two commonly misidentified structures using a video from an extensive playlist that explores mammals. It describes the two prominent protrusions in terms of...
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A Bear Skull

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What can you learn about a bear by examining its skull? Take an impromptu look at bear anatomy with a video from an extensive mammals playlist. Scientists examine the skull's teeth and compare them with those of a younger bear to...
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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. Pupils examine several sources of information to determine if there is a...
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Mammal Food Webs

For Students K - 5th Standards
You are what you eat—or at least a part of what you eat. Budding scientists examine owl pellets to develop their own food webs. They use tooth and skull identification techniques to classify what they find.
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What is a Mammal?--1

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
In this Internet activity page worksheet, learners investigate mammals by first doing research on the Internet. Students go to the suggested website, then answer the 10 questions on the page.
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Magnificent Mammals

For Teachers K
Students study the habits, traits, and characteristics of mammals. They look at animal tracks that are taped around the room, and at pictures of baby and adult mammals. Next, they determine how mammals move and eat, and look at their...
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Mammals

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students examine the characteristics of mammals through video clips, and slide shows. Lesson includes clips of fastest land animal, biggest mammal, loudest mammal and tallest animal.
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Merit Badge: Mammal Study

For Students 8th
In this mammal study worksheet, 8th graders explore online resources to answer 5 detailed questions, select specific activities and complete one project.
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Great Transformations

For Students 4th - 5th
In this "Great Transformations" movie worksheet, students watch the video and explore mammals on land and in water. Students answer eleven questions about the video.
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Mammals

For Students 3rd - 8th
For this mammals worksheet, students read about 3 mammal characteristics: endotherm, diaphragm, and mammary glands. Students use this information to complete 4 short answer questions.
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How Sweat Glands Cool Your Body

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students use water and rubbing alcohol to explain how sweat cools mammals' bodies. They write their findings in a journal. After a lecture/demo, students perform a simple experiment that demonstrates this phenomenae.
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Mammal's Around the World

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders, exploring all the ins and outs of using a computer, publish their own mammal papers with the use of word searches, thesaurus and spell checks. While in the computer lab, they research their mammal and country on the...
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Mammals

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this mammals and carnivores worksheet, learners classify ten pictures of mammals into the Order Rodentia, Order Artiodactyla, or Order Carnivora. Students then classify eight carnivores into the following scientific families: Ursidae,...
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Word Search: Mammals

For Teachers 1st - 4th
For this mammals word search worksheet, students will find and circle the names of 18 different mammals. Realistic, color pictures accompany the name of each mammal.
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Oceans

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students complete a unit on the oceans of the world. They explore various websites, compare/contrast ocean mammals and fish, identify coral reefs on a map, label the oceans on a world map, define ocean conservation vocabulary, and list...
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Animal Classification

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
How are animals classified? Scholars explore animal classification by observing non-living and living specimens. They learn how to organize animals into vertebrates and invertebrates and identify the five vertebrate groups: mammals,...
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Measuring Mammals

For Students K - 12th Standards
Explore the meaning of scale and proportion with a set of five activities that examines the topic from elementary through high school. The first lessons explore ratio by examining pictures of different sizes. The next three activities...
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Tropical Rainforests

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Young scholars create their own rainforest environment. This tropical rainforest lesson, introduces where rainforests are located, their real world connections, and their structural make up. It includes further resources online.
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Marvelous Mammals- Non-Fiction Reading Comprehension Worksheets

For Students 3rd
For this mammals non-fiction reading comprehension worksheet, 3rd graders read a one page selection about the characteristics of mammals. They answer 10 questions based on the reading including true and false, short answer, and multiple...
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For Creative Minds: What Makes an Animal a Mammal?

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students read about categories of mammals and their features. Students then construct a marine animal, using given print outs in the lesson. Students then create adaptations for their mammal, using a web site reference for guidance.
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Mammals: Hair Or There?

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders identify and examine the different characteristics of mammals. They discover what they eat and how they give birth to their young. They view video clips to help them identify characteristics.
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Mammals Crossword

For Students 6th - 10th
In this mammals instructional activity, learners complete a crossword puzzle with 37 questions about characteristics, behavior and types of mammals.
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Mammals Have hair or Fur

For Teachers 1st
First graders complete computer activities, make a mask, separate pictures, and more having to do with mammals. In this mammals lesson plan, 1st graders classify animals as being mammals or non mammals based on their hair or fur.
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Science-Introduction to Mammals

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students discover mammals. In this mammals lesson plan, students examine pictures of mammals and their backbones. Students also feel the backbone of a guinea pig.
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Quiz: Mind Your Mammals

For Teachers 3rd
In this science worksheet, 3rd graders respond to questions pertaining to mammals. Students answer ten questions consisting of true/false, and multiple choice.
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Mammals

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore the concept of mammals.  In this mammal lesson, 3rd graders review the characteristics of mammals.  Students then listen to a read aloud of Animals Born Alive and Well and complete an oral quiz. 
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Mammals Have Fur

For Teachers 1st
First graders study animals. In this animal classification lesson, 1st graders explore the characteristics (primarily fur) that distinguish animals as mammals. They work in groups at various stations that practice this classification...
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Science Talk about Mammals and Reptiles/Amphibians

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders use the internet to research mammals, reptiles and amphibians. They list important items about their chosen animal. Students identify characteristics of an animal and where they live. They classify animals as a mammal,...
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New York Mammal Wordsearch

For Students 3rd
In this mammals worksheet, 3rd graders search for 34 mammal names in a wordsearch. Each mammal name is hidden within the puzzle.
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5E Lesson Plan Template: Mammals

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students explore characteristics of mammals.  In this animal biology lesson plan, students complete several activities such as examining their teeth and recording their findings, comparing and contrasting the teeth of herbivores and...
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The Marine Mammal Brain

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students study marine mammals. In this research based lesson, students examine the characteristics and behaviors of marine mammals. They answer a series of questions using the Internet and create a poster to demonstrate their understand.
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Common Marine Mammals Word Search

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
For this science worksheet, students find the names of 20 common marine mammals in a word search puzzle. The word bank has a detailed color drawing of each mammal.
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Mammal Word Scramble

For Teachers 3rd
In this science worksheet, 3rd graders will focus on the names of common mammals. Students will unscramble the names of ten mammals and write the names in the spaces provided below each picture.
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Stellaluna - Mammals and Birds

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders read Stellaluna, by Janel Cannon, 2nd graders classify selected animals into two groups, (1) Mammals as in the bat, Stellaluna and (2) birds.
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Common Mammal Word Scramble

For Teachers 3rd
In this science worksheet, 3rd graders will focus on the names of common mammals. Students will unscramble the names of ten animals and write the names in the spaces provided below each picture.
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Mammal Word Scramble

For Teachers 3rd
In this science worksheet, 3rd graders will focus on the names of common mammals. Students will unscramble the names of ten mammals and write the names in the spaces provided below each picture.
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Mammal Anatomy Learning Cycle Lesson Plan

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore the anatomical and physiological structure of mammals and compare the different structures.
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Mammals - Habitat/diversity Learning Cycle Lesson Plan

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore the characteristics and diversity of mammals, including key adaptations.
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Mammal Word Scramble

For Teachers 3rd
For this science worksheet, 3rd graders will focus on the names of various common mammals. Students will unscramble the names of ten animals and write the names in the spaces provided below each picture.
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Australian Mammals Word Search

For Teachers 3rd
In this science worksheet, 3rd graders will focus on Australian mammals. Students will locate the names of 17 animals in the word search.
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Searching the Digital Atlas

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners become familiar with the tools of a digital atlas. They use a digital atlas of Idaho to located specified information. Students identify national forests, locate butterfly families, find examples of resident fish, and explore...
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High-Interest Activities in Vocabulary

For Students 4th - 5th
In these animal families worksheets, students read information and learn to classify animals into families. Students learn the animal family vocabulary terms vertebrates, amphibians, mammals, monotremes, marsupials, invertebrates, and...
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The Beluga Whale, Otters

For Students 5th - 6th
In these internet activity worksheets, students complete research related to the Beluga Whale and otters. Student are able to answer questions by following directions to help them navigate around a website.
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A Tooth for a Tooth

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Learners classify mammals as carnivores or herbivores. They look at a set of pictures of animal skulls, observing the shape and size of the teeth, and identify herbivores and carnivores.
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An Uncertain Future

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers study the distribution of large mammals and carnivores in an ecosystem. Using maps and historical data, they examine areas for these animals such as refuges, untouched forests, prairies and grasslands. Students determine...
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Ocean Life: A Heavy Subject

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders examine The Learning Page Fact Files about ocean life and categorize the data by weight and group. They distinguish between fish, mammals, and invertebrates and which weigh the most and the least. Students record their...
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What's a Mammal?

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students research his or her assigned mammal using print and online resources.  In this mammals research lesson, students discover mammals have certain traits that distinguish them from animals in other classes, such as fish, reptiles,...
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Life Science Animal Worksheet: Mammals

For Students K
For this animal classification practice worksheet, students examine the 6 pictured animals and identify the animals that are mammals.
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Puppets

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore the art of puppetry. They design and create their own puppets using helium balloons. They create the three dimensional features for their selected mammals and felt shirts. They perform an impromptu play citing...
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Reading Comprehension: Mammals

For Students 5th
After reading an informational passage on mammals, young readers answer 5 multiple choice questions.
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Mammals of the Deep Blue

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders study ocean mammals. They explore various websites and databases to answer questions and record answers about whales and dolphins. Finally they use the information obtained to write a report about them.
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Observations of a Mammal

For Students 7th - 12th
Observations are a key step in the scientific method. In a fun activity, kids learn more about a mammal that they know, such as their own cat, a class hamster, or a friend's dog, through making detailed observations. In addition, they...
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Chapter 21: Mammals

For Students 5th - 9th
Although the worksheet found here is designed to accompany a particular textbook reading, it is a good basic review or study guide when learning about mammals. If you have a text that covers these concepts, young scientists can use the...
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Whale Song Acrostic

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
What do whales sing about? Invite your class to imagine the thoughts of whales before writing acrostic poems on the topic. The plan blends together a bit of life science with plenty of opportunities for creativity and writing.
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What's that Mammal?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learning by example is always effective if it's paired with independent practice opportunities! Model good reading practices for your class. Learners listen to the teacher model examples of reading with voice, expression, and tone...
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Ibis: A True Whale Story

For Teachers K - 2nd
Why do whales get caught in nets? Young learners read Ibis: A True Whale Story, and learn about a whale who gets caught in a fisherman’s net. Intended to be an independent reading activity, readers record why they think Ibis gets caught...
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Name Match

For Teachers 7th - 8th
In this name match worksheet, learners match up fourteen North American mammals to their formal names by drawing a line from one to the other.
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Mammal Study Merit Badge Workbook

For Students 5th - 6th
In this Boy Scout Mammal Study merit badge worksheet, students complete 5 pages of multiple step short answer questions associated with the characteristics of mammals in order to earn a merit badge. They list animal classification,...
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Can You Breathe Like a Pinniped?

For Teachers 5th - 9th Standards
Young learners compare the breathing patterns of different animals in this pinniped activity. They examine the breathing pattern of California sea lions and northern elephant seals. Pupils collect, compare and analyze data concerning...
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A Class of Our Own

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students study the scientific classification system of animals. As a culminating activity they create a new species of animal and determine what class it would best fit into.
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Classification of Intertidal Organisma

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students categorize animals. In this animal classification lesson, students group animals by their characteristics. Students break into groups and work together to classify the animals. Students fill out a graphic organizer with their...
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The Time of Our Life

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Mammals are some of the newest organisms to appear on Earth. Young scholars complete an activity that results in a timeline showing the appearance of different types of living organisms. Provided with a list that spans from prokaryotes...
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Mammals, Mammals Everywhere

For Teachers 1st
First graders research mammals and their characteristics. The coonstruct a diorama of a mammal habitat and make their own mammals from provided materials. They publish a mammal class book using the Storybook Weaver.
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"Mammals!" Reading Comprehension

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this reading comprehension worksheet, learners read a passage titled "Mammals!" and complete a set of 5 multiple choice comprehension questions.
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Diversity of Mammals

For Students 9th - 12th
In this mammals worksheet, high schoolers compare and contrast the three types of mammals: placental, marsupial, and monotreme. This worksheet has 4 short answer, 12 matching, and 8 fill in the blank questions.
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Mammal Characteristics

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore animal characteristics by listening to music. In this mammal identification lesson, 7th graders identify the different animal kingdoms and sort a list of mammals based on their features. Students read lyrics to...
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Australian Mammals: Evolultionary Development as a Result of Geographic Isolation

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Pupils examine the differences between monotremes, marsupials, and placental mammals and are able to contrast these organisms with other mammals. They learn about unique variation and the diversity of mammals located in Australia.
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Mammal Characteristics

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this mammals worksheet, students review the characteristics of mammals including their adaptations for survival and reproductive strategies. This worksheet has 2 short answer, 5 matching, 5 fill in the blank, 8 true or false, and 4...
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Mammals

For Students 9th - 12th
In this mammals worksheet, students review terms associated with the different types of mammals. This worksheet has 6 fill in the blank and 4 matching questions.
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Sea Mammal Search

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students explore the site Second Life and information on sea mammals. For this sea mammals lesson plan, students put together a portfolio of pictures and information of sea mammals.
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Marvelous Mammals Crossword

For Students 4th - 6th
For this mammals worksheet, students use clues given to complete a crossword puzzle of words associated with mammals. An answer key is included.
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The Diversity of Mammals

For Students 4th - 12th
In this mammals worksheet, students use idea maps about monotremes, marsupials, and placental mammals to complete 3 short answer questions.
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Mammal Characteristics

For Students 1st - 5th
In this mammal characteristics, students study diagrams to compare the different types of teeth found in herbivores and carnivores. This worksheet has 1 short answer and 2 multiple choice questions.
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More Mountain Mammals

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
For this science worksheet, students find the names of 20 mountain mammals in a word search puzzle. The word bank has detailed color drawings of each species of mammal.
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Australian and Tasmanian Mammals

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this word search worksheet, students locate the names of 14 mammals that are found in Australia and Tasmania. They use the pictures and labels that are shown on the page to locate the words in the puzzle.
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African Hoofed Mammals Word Search

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
In this science worksheet, students find the names of 20 African hoofed mammals in a word search puzzle. The word bank has a detailed color drawing of each mammal.
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Meadow Mammals Crossword Puzzle

For Students 4th - 8th
In this meadow mammals worksheet, students complete a crossword puzzle about meadow mammals. Students complete 25 blanks in the crossword puzzle.

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