Identifying Species


  • Sep 4 2010 8:50 PM

    Wendy Marsters

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In this Xpeditions activity, students learn that scientists identify species by examining physical characteristics and that this can sometimes be a challenge. They learn about physical characteristics that distinguish between foxes and wolves and examine a pair of illustrations to identify the fox.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 3 to 5

    Topics: Science, History-Social Science, Ecology & Ecosystems, Life Sciences, Geography


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    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Discussions