Instant Expert: Amphibians

Become an instant expert on amphibians. Find motivational mini-lessons and the reference material you need to introduce frogs—the most successful amphibian group alive today.
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Instant Expert: Amphibians

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Eyewitness: Amphibian
Reading Level
Intermediate
Discover the different habitats and life cycles in the world of frogs, toads, newts, and salamanders. Take a close look at the fascinating natural history of these creatures from the bright green, red-eyed tree frogs to dull, burrowing, wormlike caecilians; from startling black and yellow fire salamanders to tiny transparent glass frogs.

Focus on Frogs Mini-Lesson

Reading Level: Upper Elementary

Use this slideshow to introduce students to one of the three main groups of amphibians—the frogs.

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Little Brainwaves Investigate: Animals
Reading Level
Elementary
Along with the illustrated Little Brainwaves characters, younger kids can explore the world of animals, climbing around on a wide variety of creatures to see how they work.
DK First Animal Encyclopedia
Reading Level
Elementary
This book is loaded with fascinating facts and spectacular photographs showing animal habits and habitats. From aardvark to zebra, this book is packed with fascinating facts about animals, giving children a wonderful head start on learning about the animal world.
One Million Things: Animal Life
Reading Level
Elementary
This book features sweeping single-shots that encompass a multitude of animals, making for a seamless and striking presentation to chronicles the lives of animals around the globe.
Eyewitness: Jungle
Reading Level
Intermediate
Eyewitness: Jungle explores the world of rain forests and related ecosystems, bringing viewers face to face with monkeys, parrots, and other colorful creatures and their habitats.