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A Touch of Class

A Touch of Class

Zoology Photos: (A special thanks to the California Academy of Sciences for their generous photo contribution); Introductory page American robin, Asian multicolored ladybird beetle, crocodile skink, Jeffery pine, long-tailed salamander, red lionfish, robust lancetooth, smooth flower coral, Salmonella enteriditis: refer to Organism Pages credits below; Joel Cracraft: courtesy of Joel Cracraft, AMNH Cladogram page DNA: courtesy of Denis Finnin, AMNH, The Genomic Revolution Exhibit animals: AMNH, spectrum of life in Hall of Biodiversity; Bilateria: formosan subterranean termite: courtesy of Scott Bauer, Agricultural Research Service; vertebrates, tetrapods, sauropsids, diapsids: AMNH, Hall of Vertebrate Origins; How to Read a Cladogram page: fruit photos excluding watermelon: AMNH; watermelon: courtesy of Ken Hammond, U.S. Department of Agriculture; Organism pages: True Bacteria: Escherichia coli: courtesy of Michael Elowitz Nodularia: Hans Paerl, author.

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Science and Physical Education: Unit 1: Living Things In this unit you will learn: 1. The differences between living and non-living things. 2. How to classify living things into groups. 3. There are living things and non-living things all around us. All living things have the same characteristics: Living things need oxygen, food and water to live. Non-living things can be natural or man-made. Living and non-living things videoclip You already Know that people, animals and plants are living things but, can you thing other types of living things?... We classify living things into more different groups. We have these types of living things: a. b. c. d. e. a. Questions: *Are insects animals? *Are bacterias animals? * What is the one odd out? b. c. - Feed on other living things that are decomposing. - Can´t move. - Some examples are mould, toadstool and mushrooms. Mould is fungi d. Algae: - Produce their own food but have different parts to plants. Protozoa: - They are very small protists. - Feed on other living things. - They can live in different habitats. e.

NetVet Veterinary Resources / Electronic Zoo Animal Species Text and Non-Netscape Browsers, [Start Here] Select a Species from the Pick List, the Image Map above, or the Menu below. Return to: Catalogue of Life - 3rd February 2012 :: Search all names Inspiring images | OneKind View our archive of stunning photography, courtesy of 2020VISION, the biggest photography-based conservation project ever undertaken in the UK. Redstarts are immediately identifiable by their bright orange-red tails, which they often quiver. Redstarts ‘bob’ in a very robin-like manner, but spend little time at ground level. Puffins’ short wings are adapted for swimming with a flying technique under water. In the air, they beat their wings rapidly (up to 400 times per minute) in swift flight, often flying low over the ocean’s surface. Swallows are extremely agile in flight and spend most of their time on the wing. Reaching lengths of up to 11 metres, Basking Sharks are the largest fish in British waters. Gannet pairs may remain together over several seasons. Dolphins are extraordinarily intelligent animals who also display culture, something which was long-believed to be unique to humans, although now recognised in various species.

Brain Quest ® || It's O.K. to Be Smart! Tree of Life Web Project Food Chain - Kid's Corner The Food Chain Every living thing needs energy in order to live. Everytime animals do something (run, jump) they use energy to do so. Animals get energy from the food they eat, and all living things get energy from food. Plants use sunlight, water and nutrients to get energy (in a process called photosynthesis). Energy is necessary for living beings to grow. A food chain shows how each living thing gets food, and how nutrients and energy are passed from creature to creature. A simple food chain could start with grass, which is eaten by rabbits.

Freely Educate OneZoom Tree of Life Explorer Animals Need help planning classroom activities? Go here to the kidcyber resources for teachers website and find a collection of practical, low cost teaching materials in a variety of curriculum areas to help you 'put it all together'. Our units cost just a few dollars, making it possible for you to buy your own copy. We would like to continue to write for you but we need the few dollars for each copy to make a living and keep our site online. Many thanks Ron & Shirley The following are now available: A Storytelling Guide: Ideas and activities to get you started as a storyteller. Looking at Thailand: A cross-curriculum unit that guides students in years 3 - 6 to investigate aspects of Thai culture and society using inquiry learning. All kinds of bears: An inquiry learning based cross-curricula unit about bears for Years K - 6. Fonix is Phun! And in preparation: Looking at Vietnam; Looking at Indonesia.

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