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.

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.
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.
DK First Animal Encyclopedia
Reading Level
Elementary
This book is loaded with fascinating facts and spectacular photographs showing animal habits and habitats.
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.
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.
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.