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  1. 1. Frogs Shannon Estillore’s 3 rd Grade Class Teacher click here Student click here
  2. 2. <ul><li>You will learn about how frogs adapt to their environment, their life cycle, diet, life saving skills, and many fun facts about frogs. When you see a speaker icon click on it to hear the sound. Click on the forward or back button to go to the next slide or to go back. The picture of the house will take you to the home page. </li></ul>Student Objectives
  3. 3. <ul><li>A frog is an amphibian which means that it does not have a backbone. Frogs live part of their life in water and part on land. Amphibians are cold blooded creatures , this means their body temperature is the same as the environment . </li></ul>What is a frog ?
  4. 4. <ul><li>Frogs are able to absorb water into their skin. This means they do not have to drink water to survive. </li></ul><ul><li>Frogs have strong hind legs which is why they can hop very far. </li></ul>Frog's abilities
  5. 5. Where do frogs live? <ul><li>Frogs live all over the world except Antarctica. </li></ul><ul><li>Most frogs live in warmer places. </li></ul><ul><li>Some live near water such as ponds. But most frogs live on land. </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Frogs eat other animals such as bugs and worms. Frogs sit still and wait for the bugs to fly by. Then it sticks its long tongue out and eats them. </li></ul>What do frog's eat ?
  7. 7. Life cycle of the frog 1 2 3 4
  8. 8. Egg Frogs lay their eggs in a big group. They lay the eggs in still water. After 6-21 days the egg will hatch.
  9. 9. Tadpoles live in the water and breathe through gills like a fish. After 4 weeks the gills will become covered by skin. Tadpoles eat algae for now. Tadpoles
  10. 10. Tadpole with legs Legs will form after 6-9 weeks. They begin eating bugs and plants.
  11. 11. <ul><li>The tail is gone. </li></ul><ul><li>The frog will now get out of the water and move to land. </li></ul><ul><li>They will begin the life cycle again. </li></ul>Full grown frog
  12. 12. Enemies of the frog <ul><li>Birds </li></ul><ul><li>Fish </li></ul><ul><li>Reptiles </li></ul><ul><li>Humans and their pollution </li></ul>
  13. 13. Ways frogs stay safe from enemies <ul><li>Poison glands on skin </li></ul><ul><li>They can blend into background </li></ul>
  14. 14. Help the frog <ul><li>The frog is about to get eaten by the vultures what should it do? </li></ul><ul><li>1. Turn invisible </li></ul><ul><li>2. Release poison on skin </li></ul><ul><li>3. Blow up like a balloon </li></ul><ul><li>4. Blend in with background </li></ul>
  15. 15. Sorry that is not correct <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Try again please </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Good Job! That is correct <ul><li>You saved the frog ! </li></ul>
  17. 17. Standards <ul><li>AZ Academic Content Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Concept 3 : Organisms and Environments </li></ul><ul><li>PO 5. Describe how environmental factors (e.g., soil composition, range of temperature, quantity and quality of light or water) in the ecosystem may affect a member organism’s ability to grow, reproduce, and thrive. </li></ul><ul><li>Concept 4: Diversity, Adaptation, and Behavior </li></ul><ul><li>PO 1. Identify adaptations of plants and animals that allow them to live in specific environments. </li></ul><ul><li>Technology Education Standards </li></ul><ul><li>Standard 1 : FUNDAMENTAL OPERATIONS AND CONCEPTS </li></ul><ul><li>PO 2. Use multimedia resources (e.g., interactive books, educational software, elementary multimedia encyclopedias. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Nets*T Standard <ul><li>1. Facilitate and Inspire Student Learning and Creativity </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers use their knowledge of subject matter, teaching and learning, and technology to facilitate experiences that advance student </li></ul><ul><li>learning, creativity, and innovation in both face-to-face and virtual environments. Teachers: a. promote, support, and model creative and innovative thinking and inventiveness </li></ul><ul><li>2. Design and Develop Digital-Age Learning Experiences and Assessments </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers design, develop, and evaluate authentic learning experiences and assessments incorporating contemporary tools and resources to </li></ul><ul><li>maximize content learning in context and to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes identified in the NETS•S. Teachers: a. design or adapt relevant learning experiences that incorporate digital tools and resources to promote student learning and creativity </li></ul>
  19. 19. Information Literacy Standards <ul><li>Standard 2: </li></ul>The information literate student accesses needed information effectively and efficiently. 3. The information literate student retrieves information online or in person using a variety of methods. Performance indicator:
  20. 20. Teacher Instructions <ul><li>This activity is designed to provide an interactive fun lesson about frogs. Students will use technology skills to navigate through the activity. </li></ul>