Explore the wonderful and diverse world of animals with backbones, as you learn more about the five major groups!
This presentation investigates birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and fishes, covering anatomy, habitats, adaptations, and more.
Thrilling, hands-on experiences and demonstrations with live specimens will teach students the five major vertebrate groups and their distinguishing characteristics in a memorable way.
Discover how being “cold-blooded” or “warm-blooded” benefits an animal, learn the difference between a frog and a toad, and find out which animals are the “rulebreakers” of the animal kingdom!
Download TEKS-based curriculum for below.
These documents include specific TEKS correlations, activities to prepare your class for the outreach presentation, vocabulary covered in the presentation, and activities to reinforce what students have learned.
- Add a program of Bugs On Wheels and Docents To Go: Oceans to try out the Animal Adaptations package! Or complement your presentation in Texas Wildlife with additional programs about monarch butterflies, Native Americans, and the stars over the Lone Star State with the Traversing Texas package!