Instant Expert: Mammals

Become an instant expert on mammals! Find motivational mini-lessons and the reference material you need to reinforce key concepts, such as animal characteristics and taxonomy.
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Instant Expert: Mammals

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Eyewitness: Mammal
Reading Level
Intermediate
This spectacular and informative guide to the natural world of mammals offers a unique "eyewitness" view of the natural history of mammal behavior and anatomy through stunning real-life photographs. Eyewitness: Mammal

Meet the Mammals Mini-Lesson

Reading Level: Upper Elementary

Use this slideshow to introduce students to the diverse world of mammals: particularly useful before a unit on classification or before exploring specific characteristics of mammals.

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Characteristics of Mammals Mini-Lesson

Reading Level: Upper Elementary

Use this slideshow to introduce students to some of the defining characteristics of mammals.

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Eye Wonder: Mammals
Reading Level
Elementary
The natural world of mammals is introduced through full-color photography matched with clearly written text to build a foundation for advanced exploration and help show children a stunning new view of the world. Eye Wonder: Mammals
E.Guides: Mammal
Reading Level
Intermediate
Through visually arresting reference photos, experience the wonderful world of mammals with this unique combination of online and offline. E.Guides: Mammal
DK First Animal Encyclopedia
Reading Level
Elementary
This book is loaded with fascinating facts and spectacular photographs showing animal habits and habitats. DK First Animal Encyclopedia
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. Little Brainwaves Investigate: Animals
One Million Things: Animal Life
Reading Level
Intermediate
This book features sweeping single-shots that encompass a multitude of animals, making for a seamless and striking presentation to chronicle the lives of animals around the globe. One Million Things: Animal Life
Eyewitness: Arctic & Antarctic
Reading Level
Intermediate
Discover the icy wastes of the polar regions and the remarkable plants and animals that survive in such hostile conditions. Eyewitness: Arctic & Antarctic