These sites are about how to identify different animal bones. View many pictures of animal skulls and see how they differ. Includes online games and hands-on activities. There are links to eThemes Resources on dissecting owl pellets, invertebrates and vertebrates, and fossils.
These sites explain how vertebrates and invertebrates are classified in the animal kingdom. There is information about the five groups of vertebrates (fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals) and the seven phylums of invertebrates (sponges, coelenterates, echinoderms, worms, mollusks, and arthropods). Includes games that have students guess a type of animal based upon clues about its characteristics. There is a link to an eThemes Resource on identifying bones. For more information about specific animal species, browse our alphabetical listing of eThemes.