Watch this awesome video

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Hello Class,

I know we have been learning a lot this week about animal vertebrates. I have posted some great definitions and fun picture examples, but this fun video will really help you understand all about vertebrates. From examples, fun facts, and video interactions you will begin to understand a lot more about vertebrates! Please click the link below to watch a great video!

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Fun Vertebrate Video 

 



Vertebrates Categories

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Hello Class,

Todays biology lesson is about vertebrates. The term vertebrates is an animal of a large group distinguished by the possession of a backbone or spinal column, including mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fishesNotice the bold words. These are all the different categories of vertebrates that we are going to be discussing in this weeks lesson. Please take some time to go over the material below to familiarize yourself with the deffination and example of each category. YAY!

Mammalsa warm-blooded vertebrate animal of a class that is distinguished by the possession of hair or fur, the secretion of milk by females for the nourishment of the young, and (typically) the birth of live young.

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Birds-a warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrate distinguished by the possession of feathers, wings, and a beak and (typically) by being able to fly.

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Reptiles-a vertebrate animal of a class that includes snakes, lizards, crocodiles, turtles, and tortoises. They are distinguished by having a dry scaly skin and typically laying soft-shelled eggs on land

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Amphibians-a cold-blooded vertebrate animal of a class that comprises the frogs, toads, newts, and salamanders. They are distinguished by having an aquatic gill-breathing larval stage followed (typically) by a terrestrial lung-breathing adult stage.

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Fish-a limbless cold-blooded vertebrate animal with gills and fins and living wholly in water.

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After reading the description of each vertebrates category and looking at all of the pictures please comment with answers to any of the following questions.

What is the name of the mammal in the example?

What kind of bird is represented in the picture?

What are popular colors of frogs?

What type of fish is in the picture?

What kind of food do chameleons eat? 

Tip: you are more than welcome to research if you do not know an answer to any of the following questions.

 


Business Card

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Hello Students and parents! I have created a business card with my contact and our class blog website. I will be sending each student home with a magnetic business card that way you will always have my information if needed. Please keep in mind that our class blog is a great way to connect with students and provide positive feedback! Commenting on our blog is a fantastic way to get involved in students lives and provide encouragement. I post new information weekly, so visiting our blog is a great way to keep updated on activities and projects happening in class. Thanks again, and we hope to hear from you!

 


Welcome Class!!

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Welcome 3rd graders! I am so looking forward to working with all of you on this journey to success. This year is going to be jam packed with adventure and fun, along with learning new skills to help you all become 4th graders!

This week we are going to do a class project on vertebrates! Do you know what vertebrates are? For all of you who don’t know, vertebrates are an animal of a large group distinguished by the possession of a backbone or spinal column, including mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fishes.

There are tons of vertebrates that we see on a daily basis. Pets are a classic example! Below are some classic images of vertebrates that are pets that you all can relate to, such as a dog(woof) or a cat(meow).

Now lets look at some other classic examples of vertebrates. Explore the page by clicking here to find out tons of other examples of vertebrates we are going to talk about in this weeks project! There are fun facts, examples, definitions, and classifications we are going to use in this weeks project. Please be sure to do your homework and look at all these fun examples!