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Zoology: Teachers

Animal Classification

Mouse Reading

Here is a printable guide for teaching how plants and animals are classified. It explains all about the various categories of classification and compares similar life forms with details that make them different in classification. You won’t use nearly all of this, but it is a really great resource with pictures, quizzes and more. From Cambridge University Press.

Animal Teaching Resources

Panda with Pencil

Zoo.org.au has a wonderful teacher resource printable with sorting worksheets for all sorts of animal traits.

The Illinois State Museum has lesson plans on all things animal.

The National Wildlife Federation has a list of lesson plans on all sorts of animals, habitats, and species.

Zoology Videos and Lesson Plans

Lion Hugging

Jason.org is a free curriculum for teachers of STEM.

Check out these zoology videos – from National Geographic, Animal Planet and others.

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