Reptiles Vs. Mammals


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This is a powerpoint that explains a little about how mammals and reptiles are different and alike. It also gives some examples of specific mammals and reptiles.

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  • Warm blooded? Cold blooded? Archaic and incorrect. Please use Endothermic and Ectothermic.
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Reptiles Vs. Mammals

  1. 1. Reptiles vs. Mammals <ul><li>ED 205-05 Computers In Education </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>By Jessica Wielhouwer </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>QUIT
  2. 2. Reptiles vs. Mammals <ul><li>Introduction to mammals </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction to reptiles </li></ul><ul><li>Important facts about mammals </li></ul><ul><li>Important facts about reptiles </li></ul><ul><li>Alligator Snapping Turtle </li></ul><ul><li>Meller’s Chameleon </li></ul><ul><li>Black Mamba </li></ul><ul><li>Reptile Video </li></ul><ul><li>Otters </li></ul><ul><li>Black Bears </li></ul><ul><li>Two-toed Sloth </li></ul><ul><li>Major differences </li></ul><ul><li>Major similarities </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><li>Author’s Slide </li></ul><ul><li>Concept Map </li></ul>QUIT
  3. 3. Introduction to Mammals <ul><li>Mammals are warm blooded. This helps mammals live in a variety of different temperatures. Some mammals live in freezing temperatures while others live in very hot temperatures. </li></ul><ul><li>Mammals can live in many different environments including land, oceans, and fresh water lakes. </li></ul><ul><li>Mammals have hair or fur. </li></ul><ul><li>Mammals drink milk. </li></ul><ul><li>Mammals have backbones. </li></ul>QUIT Home
  4. 4. Introduction to Reptiles <ul><li>Reptiles are cold-blooded. They can regulate their own body temperature. </li></ul><ul><li>Reptiles are covered in scales. Scales are used for protection. </li></ul><ul><li>Reptiles are ready to go at birth. They do not need a parent to watch over them. </li></ul>QUIT Home
  5. 5. Important Facts About Mammals <ul><li>There are about 4,000 different kinds of mammals. </li></ul><ul><li>People belong to the mammal group. </li></ul><ul><li>Dolphins and whales have hair along with all other mammals. </li></ul><ul><li>Mammals all need to be cared for by their mother or father. </li></ul>QUIT Home
  6. 6. Important Facts About Reptiles <ul><li>Snakes and lizards are two of the largest groups of reptiles. </li></ul><ul><li>Some lizards can change colors to blend in with their surroundings. </li></ul><ul><li>Reptiles breathe through their lungs, but some can also absorb oxygen in water through membranes in their mouth. </li></ul>QUIT Home
  7. 7. Alligator Snapping Turtle <ul><li>The largest freshwater turtle in North America. </li></ul><ul><li>It can live to be 20-70 years old. </li></ul><ul><li>They can stay underwater for 40-50 minutes without coming up for air. </li></ul><ul><li>The average weight for a male is 175 pounds. </li></ul>QUIT Home
  8. 8. Meller’s Chameleon <ul><li>They can grow to be up to 2 feet long. </li></ul><ul><li>They are most commonly found in East Africa. </li></ul><ul><li>They eat insects and small birds. </li></ul>QUIT Home
  9. 9. Black Mamba <ul><li>It is considered the deadliest snake. </li></ul><ul><li>It lives in Africa and can grow to be 14 feet long. </li></ul><ul><li>They are very fast and can be very aggressive when threatened. </li></ul>QUIT Home
  10. 10. Video About Reptiles : click on the box QUIT Home
  11. 11. Otters <ul><li>Most eat mainly fish, crabs, and snakes. </li></ul><ul><li>They have a lot of energy and enjoy having a lot of fun. </li></ul><ul><li>They often glide around on their bellies. </li></ul>QUIT Home
  12. 12. Black Bears <ul><li>Most common in North America. </li></ul><ul><li>They eat mainly grasses, berries, roots, and insects. </li></ul><ul><li>Their weight ranges from 200 to 600 pounds. </li></ul>QUIT Home
  13. 13. Two-toed Sloth <ul><li>They are the world’s slowest mammal. </li></ul><ul><li>They live in trees and use their long, prominent claws to keep them hanging. </li></ul><ul><li>Their average weight is 17.5 pounds. </li></ul>QUIT Home
  14. 14. Major Differences <ul><li>Reptiles have scales while mammals have fur or hair for protection. </li></ul><ul><li>Reptiles leave their young once they give birth while mammals stay with their young and nurture them. </li></ul><ul><li>Reptiles are cold-blooded while mammals are warm blooded. </li></ul><ul><li>Reptiles can change colors depending on their mood and surroundings while mammals stay the same color. </li></ul>QUIT Home
  15. 15. Major Similarities <ul><li>Both reptiles and mammals can breathe through their lungs. </li></ul><ul><li>Both reptiles and mammals can give birth. </li></ul><ul><li>Both reptiles and mammals can live in similar places. </li></ul><ul><li>Both reptiles and mammals have good survival skills. </li></ul>QUIT Home
  16. 16. Resources <ul><li>http://animals. nationalgeographic .com/animals/reptiles.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://animals. nationalgeographic .com/animals/mammals.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www. kidport .com/ RefLib /Science/Animals/Reptiles. htm </li></ul><ul><li> htm </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>QUIT Home
  17. 17. About the Author <ul><li>My name is Jessica Wielhouwer. </li></ul><ul><li>I am from Grand Rapids, MI. </li></ul><ul><li>I am going to Grand Valley State University to become a Science teacher for grades K-8. </li></ul><ul><li>I love the outdoors and playing all sports. </li></ul><ul><li>My email: wheelsleigh2@ gmail .com </li></ul>QUIT Home
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