All About Frogs Grades 2+
This is a mini unit of frogs. It introduces the life cycle of the frog. The terms amphibian, froglet, and habitat will be introduced to the students. The main emphasis of this mini unit will be to help children broaden their concepts of living things as they learn more about the development of frogs.
Amphibian & Reptile Crafts Grades Any
"Templates and directions for making a paper mache alligator, a crocodile, a dinosaur, frogs, and a frog puppet."
Amphibians & Reptiles Grade 2
Through various Internet sites, books, activities, and videos, students will be able to classify animals as either reptiles or amphibians. They will share characteristics that are unique to amphibians and reptiles, and also characteristics both animals have in common. This will be demonstrated in various ways.
Frogs and Toads Grades 4-5
Students will understand the fundamental concepts, principles and interconnections of the life, physical and earth/space sciences.
Saving the Sea Turtles Grades K-8
"Students join an Earthwatch Expedition team studying the migration and behavior of endangered sea turtles in Costa Rica."
Snakes Grades 6-8
Students will understand the following: Snakes thrive in almost every region of the world. Different types of snakes have different physical characteristics that help them survived and succeed in their particular habitats.
Tadpole Transformation Grades K-2
Students learn about metamorphosis as they make a paper tadpole puppet that turns into a frog. (PDF file)
A Thousand Friends of Frogs
"Project connects students, educators, families, and scientists to the study of frogs and their habitats. Links to frog facts, art, writing, Educator's guide, and more."
All About Turtles
"Brief information about turtles. Hear from the snapping turtle about his own adventures in a Tale of Two Turtles."
"Brief info and drawing of this lizard from the Canadian Museum of Nature."
Amphibians and Reptiles of Fort Matanzas National Monument
"Learn about the creatures that live around this Florida monument. Includes photos and info on frogs, toads, turtles, lizards, snakes, and their habitats."
Chameleon: A Truly Bizarre Lizard
"Learn about these unique lizards known for their ability to change color."
Common Garter Snake
"Brief info and drawing of these harmless snakes from the Canadian Museum of Nature."
"Listen to sounds made by crocodiles, caimans, alligators, and gharials."
Crocodiles and Alligators
"Research online information to answer questions about crocodiles and alligators."
Friends of Frogs
"Full of frog facts, frog art and writing, student reports, and more."
The Froggy Page
This corner of the net is home to all kinds of virtual frogginess, from the silly to the scientific. Check out the menu below to find more frog fun.
"Find out how you can volunteer to help monitor frogs and toads at a wetland in your own neighborhood and see a list of the species found in your state!"
"Filled with facts and pictures of frogs. Includes games, screen savers, and frog doctors."
Nature: Victims of Venom
"This PBS show explores the life of a man who plays with snakes for a living, the use of deep sea venom, and the world of rattlesnakes."
"This site has lots of pictures and sound files of birds, frogs, and other animals."
"Learn about the animals which live in the ocean, coral reefs, and estuaries. You can find fish, sea turtles, and seals, as well as invertebrates like sponges and mollusks."
A great collection of frog resources.
Savannah River Ecology Lab Herpetology
"Meet the reptiles and amphibians that call the Savannah River region their home."
"See a research experiment conducted on tadpoles by second graders at Avacado Elementary School."
"Includes info and photos of all kinds of tiger salamanders, including the gray, blotched, and Arizona varieties."
"Find out what venom is, what venomous snakes eat, and about different species. From the Pelotes Island Nature Preserve."
The Whole Frog Project
Quicktime movie of a frog's anatomy in 3D and an online frog builder game.
A Look Inside Reptiles
by June Chatfield
Amphibians (Our Living World)
by Edward Ricciuti
Amphibians: The World of Frogs, Toads, Salamanders and Newts
by Robert Hofrichter
Completely Illustrated Atlas of Reptiles and Amphibians for the Terrarium
by Fritz Jurgen Obst
Crocodiles & Alligators
by Seymour Simon
The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate the Wash (Picture Puffins)
by Trinka Hakes Noble
The Enormous Crocodile
by Roald Dahl
From Tadpole to Frog (Lifecycles)
by Gerald Legg
From Tadpole to Frog (Let'S-Read-And-Find-Out Science, Stage 1)
by Wendy Pfeffer
How Do Animals Adapt? (Science of Living Things)
by Bobbie Kalman
The Journey of a Turtle (Lifecycles)
by Carolyn Scrace
Look Out for Turtles! (Let's Read-And-Find Out Science Book)
by Melvin Berger
The Missing 'Gator of Gumbo Limbo : An Ecological Mystery
by Jean Craighead George
The Most Amazing Animals!
by Mario Gomboli
The National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Reptile and Amphibians
by John L. Behler, F. Wayne King
Newt (I Can Read Book (Library))
by Matt Novak
Outside and Inside Snakes
by Sandra Markle
A Snake Mistake : Level 2 (Puffin Easy-To-Read , Level 2)
by Mavis Smith
by Seymour Simon
Snakes Are Hunters (Let's Read and Find Out Book)
by Patricia Lauber
Turtle and Snake at Work (Viking Easy-To-Read)
by Kate Spohn
Turtle and Snake Go Camping (Easy-To-Read/Level 1)
by Kate Spohn
Why Frogs Are Wet (Let'S-Read-And-Find-Out Science)
by Judy Hawes