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#1029. Animal Scavenger Hunt

Science, level: Elementary
Posted Fri Jun 18 13:34:09 PDT 1999 by Shelia Bullock ().
Longfellow Elem. School, Waterloo, Iowa U S A
Materials Required: Computer, Internet Assess, Animal Chart
Activity Time: 45 min. to an hour
Concepts Taught: Science

Animal Scavenger Hunt
Grade Second

Welcome to the World of Animals

There are lots of animals that exist around the world. Let's find
out more about them by searching the Internet.


HAPPY HUNTING!!!!

As a class, we will view the following web pages together. The teacher will guide you as we look at the different pictures. On the Animal Chart worksheet we will record our brainstorming on animal characteristics.

Bird Picture

Blue Jay Information
http://www.eb.com:180/bol/topic?xref=19201
Remember to read the information and then click on the blue jay picture to make it bigger.

What specific characteristics do you see that make a blue jay a bird? Record our brainstorming on the Animal Chart worksheet.

Ostrich Information
http://www.eb.com:180/bol/topic?eu=59058&sctn=1#s_top
Remember to read the information and then click on the ostrich picture to make it bigger.

Now look brainstorming list and see whether the bird characteristics match.

After we complete our brainstorming list, select one of the birds to draw.

Insects Picture

Butterfly Information
http://www.eb.com:180/bol/topic?eu=18623&sctn=1#s_top Remember to read the information and then click on the butterfly picture to make it bigger.

What specific characteristics do you see that make a butterfly an insect? Record our brainstorming on another Animal Chart worksheet.

Ant Information
http://www.eb.com:180/bol/topic?eu=7834&sctn=1#s_top
Remember to read the information and then click on the ant picture to make it bigger.

Now look brainstorming list and see whether the insect characteristics match.

After we complete our brainstorming list, select one of the insects to draw.


Amphibians Picture

Common Frog Information
http://www.eb.com:180/bol/topic?eu=25375&sctn=1#s_top Remember to read the information and then click on the frog picture to make it bigger.

What specific characteristics do you see that make a frog an amphibian? Record our brainstorming on another Animal Chart worksheet.

Toad Information
http://www.eb.com:180/bol/topic?idxref=467474

Remember to read the information and then click on the toad picture to make it bigger.

Now look brainstorming list and see whether the amphibian characteristics match.

After we complete our brainstorming list, select one of the amphibians to draw.


Mammal Picture

Indian Elephant Information
http://www.eb.com:180/bol/topic?eu=32918&sctn=1#s_top Remember to read the information and then click on the elephant picture to make it bigger.

What specific characteristics do you see that make a elephant an insect? Record our brainstorming on another Animal Chart worksheet.

Human Being Information
http://www.eb.com:180/bol/topic?eu=42388&sctn=1#s_top
Remember to read the information.

Human Being Picture
http://www.eb.com:180/bol/topic?tmap_id=97283000&tmap_typ=ip

Now look brainstorming list and see whether the mammal characteristics match.

After we complete our brainstorming list, select one of the mammal to draw.


Fish Picture

Swordfish Picture
http://www.eb.com:180/bol/topic?asmbly_id=14910

What specific characteristics do you see that make a swordfish a fish? Record our brainstorming on another Animal Chart worksheet.

California Scorpion Fish Information
http://www.eb.com:180/bol/topic?eu=68053&sctn=1#s_top
Remember to read the information and then click on the scorpion fish picture to make it bigger.

Now look brainstorming list and see whether the fish characteristics match.

After we complete our brainstorming list, select one of the fishes to draw.


Reptiles Picture

Sea Turtle Information
http://www.eb.com:180/bol/topic?eu=68181&sctn=1#s_top
Remember to read the information and then click on the sea turtle picture to make it bigger.

What specific characteristics do you see that make a sea turtle a reptile? Record our brainstorming on another Animal Chart worksheet.

Gater Snake Information
http://www.eb.com:180/bol/topic?eu=36819&sctn=1#s_top
Remember to read the information and then click on the gater snake picture to make it bigger.

Now look brainstorming list and see whether the reptile characteristics match.

After we complete our brainstorming list, select one of the reptiles to draw.