Animals by Taxonomic Groups
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Choose one group from amphibians, birds, insects, mammals or reptiles.Grade:
Animals have physical and behavioral ad
aptations that increase their chances for survival.
Program Activities: Using animal artifacts and live animals in the classroom, students will determine the unique physical characteristics of each animal group and how these characteristics help the animals to survive and compare them to another animal group. Life cycle activities can be included at the request of the educator. Program concludes with a zoo tour of animal exhibits, focusing on the animal behavior adaptations.
When scheduling this program, please choose one animal group.
We can also provide program on animal groups within Mammals, Birds or Reptiles. For example, if you are studying Mammals, we could conduct a program specifically on Primates or Hoofed Mammals.
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