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Giraffes ppt

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This PowerPoint provides information about the Giraffe. It also serves as an introduction to a group research project on African Animals.

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Giraffes ppt

  1. 1. Giraffes Miss Kristin Kuper Hamilton Elementary
  2. 2. <ul><li>Giraffes are the tallest animals in </li></ul><ul><li>the world. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Giraffes are social animals. They </li></ul><ul><li>travel in large herds. </li></ul>
  4. 4. What do they look like? <ul><li>Giraffes have long necks and legs, and a </li></ul><ul><li>spotted pattern. </li></ul>
  5. 5. What do they look like? <ul><li>Giraffes have small horns on top of their </li></ul><ul><li>heads. They are used to protect their </li></ul><ul><li>head in fights. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Size <ul><li>Giraffes can grow to be 18 feet tall and </li></ul><ul><li>weigh about 2500 pounds. </li></ul>
  7. 7. What do they eat? <ul><li>Giraffes eats leaves, shoots, flowers, and </li></ul><ul><li>fruits from trees. </li></ul><ul><li>Their long necks help them to get food </li></ul><ul><li>from tall trees. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Where do they live? <ul><li>Giraffes can be found in central, eastern and </li></ul><ul><li>southern Africa. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Habitat <ul><li>Giraffes live in the savannas, grasslands </li></ul><ul><li>and woodlands of Africa. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Review <ul><li>A giraffe has black and white stripes. Yes or No </li></ul><ul><li>Giraffes have long necks to help them eat leaves from tall trees. Yes or No </li></ul><ul><li>Giraffes are the smallest animal in the world. Yes or No </li></ul>
  11. 11. Your turn! <ul><li>Choose an animal to research. </li></ul><ul><li>Use the website and classroom books to learn about the animal. </li></ul><ul><li>Create a project to tell about the animal. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Elephant
  13. 13. Hyena
  14. 14. Zebra
  15. 15. Hippopotamus
  16. 16. Rhinoceros
  17. 17. References <ul><li>http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/animals/creaturefeature/zebra/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/animals/creaturefeature/black-rhinoceros/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/animals/creaturefeature/hippopotamus/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/animals/creaturefeature/giraffe/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/animals/creaturefeature/spotted-hyenas/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/animals/creaturefeature/african-elephant/ </li></ul>

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