Animal References

Boy horseback riding  Discover fascinating facts and statistics about animals with these charts and articles. Use the resources below to teach students about animal classification, behavior, and habitats. You will find background information on endangered species, reading passages about dinosaurs, and lists of vocabulary terms to distribute. Lead your class through many science projects and activities with these animal references for elementary, intermediate, and high school students.

Animal Vocabulary

Reference Articles

Reptiles & Amphibians

Lists & Charts



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