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Indicator Project Animals

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Indicator Project Animals

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

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