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    Indicator Project Animals Indicator Project Animals Presentation Transcript

    • Katie Meth
      February 24, 2010
      Look Alikes
    • Science Standard
      Standard3.4.3
      • Observe that and describe how offspring are very much, but not exactly, like their parents and like one another.
      Activity Taken from:
      http://www.indianastandardsresources.org/files/sci/sci_3_4_3.pdf
    • Materials
      Included in this box:
      PowerPoint Slides
      Look Alike Worksheet
      Crayons
      Bag containing pictures of animals and their babies
    • Definitions
      Difference:
      The quality or condition of being unlike or dissimilar
      Similarity:
      The quality or condition of being similar; resemblance
      Observe:
      To be or become aware of, especially through careful and directed attention; notice.
      To make a systematic or scientific observation of
      Trait:
      A distinguishing feature, as of a person's character
    • Background Information
      Names of Animals and Babies:
      Cat – kitten
      Cow – calf
      Deer - fawn, yearling
      Dog - pup, puppy
      Giraffe- calf
      Horse - foal, yearling, or colt (male), filly (female)
      Lion – cub
      Zebra - foal
    • Introduction Questions
      Do you look like your parents?
      Do you have the same hair color or eye color?
      What are some traits you share with your parents?
    • Matching
      Find the bag included in this kit that has pictures of animals and their babies.
      Match the animal to their baby.
    • Observation
      Observe the similarities and differences between the animals and their young.
      How are they alike?
      How are the different?
      Are they the same size?
    • Grouping
      Group the animals in different ways:
      Put all babies together.
      Match up the animals and their babies.
      Sort them by what type of animal they are.
      What are some other ways to group them?
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    • Pick One
      Now pick out one animal and their baby
      Observe the differences and similarities closely.
      Find the worksheet labeled “Look Alikes?”
      Complete the worksheet by following the instructions.
      Use the crayons provided to color your pictures of the animal and their baby.
    • Sharing
      Share your picture and facts with a friend or a relative.
      See if they can spot any other differences or similarities.
      Quiz them on some differences or similarities with a different animal you observed in this kit.
    • Another fun activity
      After you have completed the activity you can use the animal cards to play a matching game.
      Flip over all the cards and play just like a regular matching game. To score you must match the animal to their baby. The game is over when all animals and their babies have been paired up.
    • Indicator Question
      Who do offspring look like?
      A. friends
      B. parents
      C. circus clowns
    • Background Assessment
      What is the name for a baby Zebra?
      Colt
      Cub
      Foal
      Pup
      What is the name for a baby Cow?
      Cub
      Puppy
      Kitten
      Calf