Characteristics of Living Things

Resources

Dragonfly

What is an Insect?

The What is an Insect? e-book explores the amazing world of insects while showing the characteristics and diversity of insects.
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What is an Insect?

Grizzly Bear

Animals: Hibernation

10 images of some animals such as bears, bats, turtles and lemurs that spend the cold weather in a dormant state
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Animals: Hibernation

Boreal Forest

Plants: Biomes

9 images of plants in some large naturally occuring habitats called biomes such as tundra, grasslands and boreal forests
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Plants: Biomes

Green tree frog

Amphibians

12 images of some cold-blooded animals such as frogs and newts classified as amphibians that can live in the water or on land
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Amphibians

Rooster

Birds: Landfowl

4 images of some birds that are heavy-bodied and ground feeders such as turkeys, pheasants and peacocks
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Birds: Landfowl

Toad camouflage matches stone it is on

Animal Adaptations

Students develop and apply collaboration & communication and computational thinking skills to learn the ways in which animals adapt to their environments.
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Animal Adaptations

Red Onion, Parsnips, Lettuce

Vegetables

14 images of some plants such as carrots, cabbage and leeks whose roots, stems or leaves are used for food
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Vegetables

Iguana

Reptiles

10 images of some cold-blooded vertebrates such as snakes, lizards and alligators typically having dry, scaly skin
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Reptiles

Fennel Seeds

Plants: Seeds

6 images of some seeds which are the fertilized part of a plant used for germinating new plants such as fennel, kiwis and pumpkins
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Plants: Seeds

Plant

Plants: Parts

12 images of some major parts of plants such as stems, roots, flowers and leaves
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Plants: Parts

Sunlight

Plants: Needs

8 images representing some of the needs of plants for healthy growth such as water, nutrients and light
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Plants: Needs

Early Stages Of Plant Growth

Plants: Growth

10 images showing some stages of plant growth from planting to sprouts growing to harvesting
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Plants: Growth

Seed Germinating

Plants: Germination

6 images of some seedlings sprouting as one of the stages towards full plant growth
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Plants: Germination

Barbary Macaque Monkeys [Infants]

Mammals: Primates

6 images of some mammals classified as primates such as monkeys, apes and humans and characterized by nails on their hands and feet
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Mammals: Primates