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Animal Features And Their Functions

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Video: Animal Features And Their Functions

Head, tail, wings, feathers, fur, and claws. Discover how these and other parts of animals help them live in different habitats. Discover how to tell what kind of food an animal eats based on the shape of its teeth. Learn how the different parts of animals help us determine where and how they live.

Student Application

Take a look at how different parts of animals like feathers and claws help them live in different habitats.


Learning Objectives

  1. Students will identify the body coverings of animals and understand the purposes they serve.
    1. Hair/Fur: The hair or fur on a mammal's body helps keep it warm. Many mammals have a fur coat with long hairs on the outside that keep water away, and soft fur underneath that keeps them warm. Because the summe...

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Supporting Activities

  1. Animal book: After watching the video, give each student the opportunity to draw a different animal. Assign some students to draw animals with sharp teeth, wings, arms, etc. Create a class animal book with the drawings that students can refer back to during classification lessons. Be an animal: This is a fun way for students to learn abo...

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