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Animals: Utah Amphibians and Reptiles Discuss this eTheme.

These sites are about the amphibians and reptiles that live in Utah. Also learn about the similarities and differences between amphibians and reptiles. There are links to eThemes Resources on vertebrates and invertebrates and gila monsters.

Grades

  • 2,
  • 3,
  • 4,
  • 5,
  • 6

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This guide to the reptiles and amphibians of Utah includes informatino on frogs, toads, salamanders, snakes, lizards, and turtles indigenous to Utah.
This lesson plan teaches students to classify Utah animals, specifically amphibians; includes: objectives, mataerials, additional resources,books, attachments, web sites, backgound for teachers, intended learning outcomes, instructional procedures,extensions, family connections, and assessment plan.
This photo gallery includes reptiles and amphibians from Utah.
Learn more about reptiles and amphibians by watching this documentary. (Total Running Time: 9:43) NOTE: This site includes ads. NOTE: This site includes discussion boards (message boards, forum, etc.).
Learn more about reptiles and amphibians by watching this documentary. (Total Running Time: 9:37) NOTE: This site includes ads. NOTE: This site includes discussion boards (message boards, forum, etc.).
Learn more about reptiles and amphibians by watching this documentary. (Total Running Time: 12:15) NOTE: This site includes ads. NOTE: This site includes discussion boards (message boards, forum, etc.).
This site lists the reptiles that live in Utah. Click on the name of the reptile to see a picture, find out where in Utah it lives, and learn about its breeding and eating habits.
This site lists the amphibians that live in Utah. Click on the name of the amphibian to see a picture, find out where in Utah it lives, and learn about its breeding and eating habits.
Test whether students understand the difference between amphibians and reptiles by having them label the animals on this handout. Includes a link to the answers.
This site offers several activity ideas for studying amphibians and reptiles. The ideas relate to different subjects such as math, reading, and science.
Scroll down for a description of amphibians and many links to printouts on different amphibians, including frogs, newts, and salamanders.
Learn about the characteristics of reptiles, then click on the links for printouts on different animals.
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.
These sites are about Gila monsters, one of two species of venomous lizards. Learn about the physical characteristics and defense mechanisms that help Gila monsters survive in the desert. Includes photographs and a diagram. Linked are two related eThemes Resources on desert animals and habitats.

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