Ch 1: Animals for Elementary School

About This Chapter

Learning about animals can be fun with the help from the lessons in this chapter. Your students can expand their knowledge of animals by using the lessons in this chapter as a tool to help with homework.

Animals for Elementary School - Chapter Summary

This chapter on animals provides an alternative to classroom learning for elementary school students. Children can gain an understanding of different facts on animals and processes they undergo such as metamorphosis. This is a self-paced chapter that can fit nicely into any child's study schedule. The lessons were all created by expert instructors and are also brief and engaging. Students have the chance to take lesson quizzes to test their understanding of the topics in the lesson.

Who It's For

Kids who need extra help with material on animals will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn about animals. 

  •  Students who have fallen behind in understanding facts about animals and processes animals undergo such as metamorphosis
  •  Students who have learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning about animals
  •  Students who prefer multiple ways of learning biology (visual or auditory)
  •  Students who have missed class and need to catch up
  •  Students who need an efficient and convenient way to learn about animals
  •  Students who struggle to understand their biology teachers
  •  Students who attend schools without extra biology resources

How It Works

  •  Find lessons in the chapter that cover animal topics your student needs to learn or review.
  •  Press play to watch the video lesson with your student or read through the text lesson.
  •  Review the lesson or video transcripts, emphasizing the highlighted vocab words to reinforce learning about animals.
  •  Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  •  Verify your student understands animals by completing the Animals for Elementary School chapter exam.

155 Lessons in Chapter 1: Animals for Elementary School
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Metamorphosis Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples

1. Metamorphosis Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples

You may have heard the word 'metamorphosis' before, but do you know what it really means? In this lesson, we will go over metamorphosis and some examples of the interesting creatures that go through this change.

Diplodocus Facts: Lesson for Kids

2. Diplodocus Facts: Lesson for Kids

A good nickname for a Diplodocus would be 'stretch' because this dinosaur was one of the longest creatures to ever walk the Earth. Read on to learn more facts about the life of the Diplodocus.

King Penguin Facts: Lesson for Kids

3. King Penguin Facts: Lesson for Kids

King penguins don't mind the cold - they live in the Antarctic region. In this lesson, discover how these penguins, the second largest kind of penguin in the world, live, eat and raise their babies in this very chilly region of the planet.

Facts About Nocturnal Animals: Lesson for Kids

4. Facts About Nocturnal Animals: Lesson for Kids

Animals who are awake at night and sleep during the day are called nocturnal. In this lesson, you will learn about nocturnal animals, including why they sleep during the day and where they live.

Hibernation Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts

5. Hibernation Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts

Hibernation is a fascinating safety measure taken by animals to survive during cold winter months. In this lesson, you will learn about animals that hibernate, why hibernation is important and how it is done. Continue reading to explore interesting information about hibernation.

Parts of a Horse: Lesson for Kids

6. Parts of a Horse: Lesson for Kids

While there are many different breeds and colors of horses, the parts of a horse are similar on all breeds. Let's learn about the different parts of horses.

Wild Horse Facts: Lesson for Kids

7. Wild Horse Facts: Lesson for Kids

Did you know that wild horses are also called mustangs? This lesson will teach you lots of interesting information about where wild horses live, what they eat, and what they look like!

African Elephant Facts: Lesson for Kids

8. African Elephant Facts: Lesson for Kids

If you had a trunk instead of a nose, what would you use it for? Well, the African elephant uses its trunk for everything from getting a drink to taking a shower! Learn about the interesting life of the African elephant.

Where Are Fossils Found? - Lesson for Kids

9. Where Are Fossils Found? - Lesson for Kids

Fossils are evidence of the plants and animals that lived thousands of years ago. Scientists search for them in sedimentary rocks that are found on many continents. In this lesson, we'll learn about fossils and where various types have been found.

Trace Fossils: Lesson for Kids

10. Trace Fossils: Lesson for Kids

What happens when you step in mud? You leave behind a footprint. Dinosaurs and other ancient creatures also left behind marks from their activity. Learn what trace fossils are and what scientists can learn from them, and see some examples of trace fossils in this lesson.

Invasive Species Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts

11. Invasive Species Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts

Invasive species can disrupt the delicate balance of an ecosystem, causing great harm. In this lesson, we will learn what invasive species are, how they happen, and their effect on nature.

How Do Birds Fly? - Lesson for Kids

12. How Do Birds Fly? - Lesson for Kids

Birds are unique and fascinating creatures. In this lesson, you'll learn about birds' strength, body features and speed that give them the awesome ability to fly.

Nile Crocodile Facts: Lesson for Kids

13. Nile Crocodile Facts: Lesson for Kids

You may have heard of or seen a crocodile, but what is a Nile crocodile? This lesson will teach you all about how Nile crocodiles grow, what they eat, and where they live.

Saltwater Crocodile Facts: Lesson for Kids

14. Saltwater Crocodile Facts: Lesson for Kids

You might have learned about crocodiles before, but nothing compares to the size and scariness of the saltwater crocodile. Learn where these big crocodiles live and what they eat so that you can stay out of their way!

Facts About Eagles: Lesson for Kids

15. Facts About Eagles: Lesson for Kids

What kind of animal is an eagle? Are there different kinds of eagles? This lesson will teach you all about the body, diet, and habitat of eagles as well as teach you some fun facts!

Animal Camouflage Lesson for Kids

16. Animal Camouflage Lesson for Kids

Do you like to play hide and seek? Some animals play hide and seek all the time, and it helps them to survive. In this lesson, you will learn all about animal camouflage and its importance to different animals.

Red Kangaroo Facts: Lesson for Kids

17. Red Kangaroo Facts: Lesson for Kids

Red kangaroos are large animals that live in Australia. Come learn about red kangaroos, how they got their name, how big they are, what they eat and some other neat facts about these animals.

Why Are Pandas Endangered? - Lesson for Kids

18. Why Are Pandas Endangered? - Lesson for Kids

You might know that pandas have been on the endangered species list for many years, but do you know why? Come and learn about some of these specific reasons in this lesson, as well as some general facts about panda bears.

Panda Habitat Facts: Lesson for Kids

19. Panda Habitat Facts: Lesson for Kids

A habitat is a place that all living things need to survive. Pandas have a special habitat that provides everything they need to live. Learn all about pandas and their habitats.

Sea Snake Facts: Lesson for Kids

20. Sea Snake Facts: Lesson for Kids

Sea snakes are venomous snakes that live in warm oceans. This lesson will teach you about sea snakes, where they live, what they look like, what they eat and some other neat facts about these water-loving snakes.

Corn Snake Facts: Lesson for Kids

21. Corn Snake Facts: Lesson for Kids

Corn snake might sound like a corny name, but these orange snakes are quite popular. Learn why farmers and pet owners like having corn snakes around, where they live, and how they kill their prey before eating it.

King Snake Facts: Lesson for Kids

22. King Snake Facts: Lesson for Kids

You probably know that kings rule. Find out why the king snake is a king in the snake world, and learn facts about its life like where it lives, what it looks like, and how it kills its prey.

Why are Tigers Endangered? - Lesson for Kids

23. Why are Tigers Endangered? - Lesson for Kids

Tigers are in danger of disappearing from this planet, but why? Today we explore why tigers are endangered as well as how people are trying to save them.

Life Cycle of a Turtle: Lesson for Kids

24. Life Cycle of a Turtle: Lesson for Kids

Turtles have a life cycle similar to yours. However, they have to deal with different obstacles in nature to survive and become adults. Continue reading to learn about the interesting life cycle of a turtle.

Hawksbill Turtle Facts: Lesson for Kids

25. Hawksbill Turtle Facts: Lesson for Kids

Hawksbill sea turtles are a kind of turtle that lives in warm ocean water. Come learn about hawksbill turtles, how they got their name, where you can find them, what they like to eat, and some other cool facts about these turtles.

Allele Definition: Lesson for Kids

26. Allele Definition: Lesson for Kids

Learn about the traits that make you look the way you do, and find out why you look like your family in this lesson on alleles. Also, learn what happens when alleles have conflicting instructions.

Allosaurus Facts: Lesson for Kids

27. Allosaurus Facts: Lesson for Kids

The Allosaurus was a huge, meat-eating dinosaur that lived during the late Jurassic period about 145 million years ago. Learn facts about the Allosaurus and where scientists found fossil remains of this big dinosaur.

Animal Cells: Lesson for Kids

28. Animal Cells: Lesson for Kids

Cells are found in all living things. Animal cells are even found inside of you! However, not all cells are the same. In this lesson, we will look at animal cells and will learn about some of the parts they contain and what functions these parts perform.

Animal Mimicry Lesson for Kids

29. Animal Mimicry Lesson for Kids

Do you ever wish you looked like someone or something else? Believe it or not, there are animals who do just that in order to survive. In this lesson, you will learn about animal mimicry and its importance for the survival of many species of animals.

Animal Teeth Facts: Lesson for Kids

30. Animal Teeth Facts: Lesson for Kids

Animals, just like humans, have different kinds of teeth for different purposes. In this lesson, you'll learn how an animal's teeth can teach us more about the animal itself.

Australian Endangered Animals: Lesson for Kids

31. Australian Endangered Animals: Lesson for Kids

The island-country of Australia has many different kinds of animals living on it, but some are unfortunately endangered. Learn about some of these animals and why they are endangered.

Extinct Animal Facts: Lesson for Kids

32. Extinct Animal Facts: Lesson for Kids

You have probably heard stories and seen illustrations of the gigantic dinosaurs that once roamed our planet. However, you will never see a real dinosaur, because they are all extinct. In this lesson, you will learn when and why animals become extinct.

Endangered Animals in India: Lesson for Kids

33. Endangered Animals in India: Lesson for Kids

In this lesson, you'll learn about some animals that live in India but are in danger of one day disappearing from the earth. Complete this lesson to learn why they are in danger, which animals are endangered, and some interesting facts about them.

Safari Animals Lesson for Kids

34. Safari Animals Lesson for Kids

Getting to see animals at a zoo is fun, but what about going on an African safari? This lesson will teach you about what a safari would be like as well as all about the animals you could see on a safari!

What Do Worms Eat? - Lesson for Kids

35. What Do Worms Eat? - Lesson for Kids

You've probably seen worms in the park, in your yard, or in the schoolyard, but you may not have thought much about them. Come learn about worms, what they like to eat, and why they are so important.

Black Panther Facts: Lesson for Kids

36. Black Panther Facts: Lesson for Kids

Black panthers are big cats with black fur. Come learn about black panthers, why they aren't a separate species, what causes their dark coloration and some other cool facts about these big, black cats.

Pit Bull Facts: Lesson for Kids

37. Pit Bull Facts: Lesson for Kids

Pit Bulls are one of the most well-known dogs in the country. Come and learn about their characteristics, role in history, as well as the pros and cons of Pit Bulls.

Bull Shark Facts: Lesson for Kids

38. Bull Shark Facts: Lesson for Kids

Bull sharks are one of the most dangerous sharks in the world. They are aggressive and have a unique ability to adapt to both saltwater and freshwater. Check out this lesson to learn more interesting facts about bull sharks.

Fiddler Crab Facts: Lesson for Kids

39. Fiddler Crab Facts: Lesson for Kids

Fiddler crabs are a kind of crab that can be found on some beaches. This lesson will teach you about fiddler crabs, what they look like, how they got their interesting name, where you can find them, and some other neat facts about this crab.

Crab Spider Facts: Lesson for Kids

40. Crab Spider Facts: Lesson for Kids

Crab spiders are one of many kinds of spiders in the world. Come learn about crab spiders, how they got their name, where they live, what they eat, and some other cool facts about these spiders.

Difference Between Alligators & Crocodiles: Lesson for Kids

41. Difference Between Alligators & Crocodiles: Lesson for Kids

People sometimes confuse crocodiles and alligators. This lesson will teach you how to tell the difference between a crocodile and alligator, where you can find both types of animals, and some other cool facts about these reptiles.

Tree Frog Facts: Lesson for Kids

42. Tree Frog Facts: Lesson for Kids

Have you ever seen a picture of a little green frog with big, red eyes? This is a type of tree frog that lives in the rainforest! Learn more about other types of tree frogs, what they look like, where they live, and what they eat in this lesson.

Frog Habitat: Lesson for Kids

43. Frog Habitat: Lesson for Kids

There are many kinds of frogs that live in different habitats all over the world. In this lesson, you will explore the types of habitats that frogs live in, as well as some fascinating ways that frogs survive in their habitats.

Blue-Ringed Octopus Facts: Lesson for Kids

44. Blue-Ringed Octopus Facts: Lesson for Kids

In nature, sometimes beautiful means deadly. You're about to learn about the blue-ringed octopus, which turns a brilliant shade of yellow and blue when it's provoked. This beautiful display warns predators to stay away or suffer a poisonous bite.

Bighorn Sheep Facts: Lesson for Kids

45. Bighorn Sheep Facts: Lesson for Kids

Bighorn sheep have hard heads! During mating season, male bighorn sheep compete for mating rights by ramming their heads together. Learn about this mating routine and other facts about the bighorn sheep.

Silver Facts: Lesson for Kids

46. Silver Facts: Lesson for Kids

Silver is often viewed as second place behind gold, but silver is a very important element that we use in our daily lives. In this lesson, learn more about the properties of silver, where it can be found, and what it is used for.

Three-Toed Sloth Facts: Lesson for Kids

47. Three-Toed Sloth Facts: Lesson for Kids

Three-toed sloths are animals that live in trees and move very slowly. This lesson will teach you about three-toed sloths, where they live, what they eat, and some other neat facts about this animal.

Squirrel Monkey Facts: Lesson for Kids

48. Squirrel Monkey Facts: Lesson for Kids

There are many different kinds of monkeys on Earth and the squirrel monkey is one of them. This lesson will teach you about squirrel monkeys, where they live, what they eat, what they look like, and some other cool facts about this animal.

Jungle Animals: Lesson for Kids

49. Jungle Animals: Lesson for Kids

There are many different kinds of animals that live in the jungle. Come and learn about jungle mammals, birds, and other types of animals, as well as what it takes to survive in this environment.

Jellyfish Life Cycle: Lesson for Kids

50. Jellyfish Life Cycle: Lesson for Kids

Jellyfish are mysterious creatures that swim silently in the ocean. You may know them for their stinging tentacles, but they are much more! Find out how jellyfish grow and develop in all stages of their life!

Polar Bear Life Cycle: Lesson for Kids

51. Polar Bear Life Cycle: Lesson for Kids

You may know a little bit about polar bears and where they live, but how about their life cycles? This lesson will take you through the life cycle of Polly the polar bear from when she is first born to when she has babies of her own!

Polar Bear Adaptations: Lesson for Kids

52. Polar Bear Adaptations: Lesson for Kids

Polar bears live in a very cold habitat. This lesson teaches you about the different kinds of adaptations polar bears have developed in order to survive in a cold, harsh Arctic environment.

Iguanodon Facts: Lesson for Kids

53. Iguanodon Facts: Lesson for Kids

What kind of animal was iguanodon? What did it eat? Where did it live? This lesson will teach you the answers to all of these questions and also teach you lots of fun facts about these fascinating dinosaurs!

Clouded Leopard Facts: Lesson for Kids

54. Clouded Leopard Facts: Lesson for Kids

This lesson will teach you about clouded leopards, which are a kind of leopard found in parts of Asia. You will learn where they live, how they hunt, what they like to eat and some other cool facts about these mysterious animals.

Sea Snail Facts: Lesson for Kids

55. Sea Snail Facts: Lesson for Kids

What do you think a sea snail's favorite food is? Where do they live and do they have families? Find out the answers to these questions and more interesting facts about sea snails in this lesson.

Slug Facts: Lesson for Kids

56. Slug Facts: Lesson for Kids

What kind of animal is a slug? Where do slugs live? What do slugs eat? This lesson will answer all of these questions and more while teaching you lots of fun and interesting facts about slugs!

Buffalo Facts: Lesson for Kids

57. Buffalo Facts: Lesson for Kids

African buffalos are large animals that live in Africa. This lesson will teach you about African buffalos, what their habitat is like, what they eat, how big they can get, and some other neat facts about these buffalos.

Spitting Cobra Facts: Lesson for Kids

58. Spitting Cobra Facts: Lesson for Kids

Snakes are creepy enough on their own, but this snake is even creepier because it spits! Learn how and why spitting cobras spit venom, where they live, and what they eat.

Cobra Lesson for Kids: Facts & Habitat

59. Cobra Lesson for Kids: Facts & Habitat

Cobras are venomous snakes that live in hot areas. Learn about cobras in this lesson, including what they eat and how they make themselves look big and scary.

Poodle Facts: Lesson for Kids

60. Poodle Facts: Lesson for Kids

Poodles are very popular and cute pets. This lesson will teach you a lot of other information about poodles, including facts about their bodies, diet, and care.

Velociraptor Facts: Lesson for Kids

61. Velociraptor Facts: Lesson for Kids

Velociraptors were a kind of dinosaur that lived millions of years ago. This lesson will teach you about these dinosaurs, what they looked like, what they ate, what kind of habitat they liked, and some other neat facts about them.

Aquatic Animals Information: Lesson for Kids

62. Aquatic Animals Information: Lesson for Kids

Aquatic animals live in water. There are various types of aquatic animals that each have their own specific characteristics. In this lesson, we'll learn about fish, aquatic mammals, mollusks, cnidarians, and crustaceans.

Border Collie Facts: Lesson for Kids

63. Border Collie Facts: Lesson for Kids

Is a Border Collie the right breed of dog for you? This lesson explores the characteristics, history, and temperament of Border Collies. Learn about this interesting breed and then decide if it's the right breed for you.

Chihuahua Facts: Lesson for Kids

64. Chihuahua Facts: Lesson for Kids

Chihuahuas are a popular, small breed of dog. This lesson will teach you about Chihuahuas, how big they get, what their personality is like, how they got their name, and some other neat facts about this tiny dog.

Horned Lizard: Lesson for Kids

65. Horned Lizard: Lesson for Kids

Horned lizards are reptiles that live in North and Central America. This lesson will teach you about horned lizards, where they live, what they eat, how they protect themselves, and some other cool facts about these reptiles.

Fish Anatomy Lesson for Kids

66. Fish Anatomy Lesson for Kids

What body parts do fish have? How do these unique body parts help them survive in their watery habitats? This lesson will teach you all about the function of a fish's fins, gills, tail, and scales!

Jumping Spider Facts: Lesson for Kids

67. Jumping Spider Facts: Lesson for Kids

You might think all spiders catch their prey in webs, but that's not how jumping spiders get their dinner. Learn how jumping spiders catch their prey and how their spooky-looking eyes help them hunt.

Pelican Facts: Lesson for Kids

68. Pelican Facts: Lesson for Kids

Pelicans are easy to identify because of the big pouch that hangs from their long bill. Learn how pelicans use this unique feature to catch their food and other facts about these large water birds.

Shark Facts: Lesson for Kids

69. Shark Facts: Lesson for Kids

Sharks often get a bad reputation because people don't understand a lot about them. Learn some interesting facts about sharks in this lesson to see just how fascinating they really are!

Snow Leopard Facts: Lesson for Kids

70. Snow Leopard Facts: Lesson for Kids

The snow leopard has a gray fur coat that keeps it warm in its cold mountain home. Learn facts about this wild cat, like where it lives, what it eats, how far it can jump, and why there are not many snow leopards left in the wild.

Tortoise Facts: Lesson for Kids

71. Tortoise Facts: Lesson for Kids

The tortoise is a unique creature with fascinating features. Read this lesson to learn interesting facts about the tortoise, including how it looks, where it lives, how long it lives and what it eats.

Woolly Mammoth Facts: Lesson for Kids

72. Woolly Mammoth Facts: Lesson for Kids

When you hear the name 'woolly mammoth', what do you picture? Maybe a giant, hairy beast? Keep reading this lesson to find out what the wooly mammoth really looked like, where it lived and why it's no longer around today.

Ape Facts: Lesson for Kids

73. Ape Facts: Lesson for Kids

Apes get lots of attention at zoos because people are interested in how similar they look and act like humans. In fact, apes are our closest relative. Read on to learn more about this intelligent, social animal.

Bonobo Facts: Lesson for Kids

74. Bonobo Facts: Lesson for Kids

Bonobos are a kind of very smart primate. This lesson will teach you about bonobos, what they look like, where you can find them, what they like to eat, how they live and why they are endangered.

Kiwi Bird Facts: Lesson for Kids

75. Kiwi Bird Facts: Lesson for Kids

The kiwi bird is a very unusual creature found in New Zealand. In this lesson, learn how this bird is a lot like a mammal, and find out its unique characteristics and habits that make it an unofficial symbol of New Zealand.

Mule Deer Facts: Lesson for Kids

76. Mule Deer Facts: Lesson for Kids

When you hear the name 'mule deer,' do you think of an animal that's more like a mule or a deer? In this lesson, find out about the mule deer, which lives throughout the western part of North America.

Tapir Facts: Lesson for Kids

77. Tapir Facts: Lesson for Kids

The tapir is a mammal with some very unique features. In this lesson, learn about the five different types of tapirs, and find out about their habitats and physical characteristics.

Canadian Geese Facts: Lesson for Kids

78. Canadian Geese Facts: Lesson for Kids

Canadian geese are wild birds that live throughout North America. In this lesson, learn how Canadian geese migrate for different seasons, find out about their diet and habitat, and learn some cool facts about these creatures.

Caracal Facts: Lesson for Kids

79. Caracal Facts: Lesson for Kids

Caracals are wild cats with black tassels of fur on their ears. Come learn about these cats, what their ear tassels are for, where they live, what they eat and some other cool facts about caracals.

Serval Facts: Lesson for Kids

80. Serval Facts: Lesson for Kids

Servals are small wild cats with long legs. This lesson will teach you about these cats, including what they look like, where they live, what they like to eat, how they hunt and some other cool facts about them.

Savannah Cat Facts: Lesson for Kids

81. Savannah Cat Facts: Lesson for Kids

Savannah Cats are unique cats with amazing features and abilities that are fun and interesting to explore. In this lesson, you will learn a variety of interesting facts about Savannah Cats' wild and tame sides.

Python Snake Facts: Lesson for Kids

82. Python Snake Facts: Lesson for Kids

Pythons are a diverse group of snakes that are stunning in appearance. Some pythons are the largest snakes in the world. What sets these snakes apart and also makes them desirable pets? Read on to find out.

African Wild Dog Facts: Lesson for Kids

83. African Wild Dog Facts: Lesson for Kids

African wild dogs are easy to identify because of their distinct spotted coats. This lesson will teach you about these wild dogs, where they live, what they like to eat and some other cool facts about them.

Cormorant Bird Facts: Lesson for Kids

84. Cormorant Bird Facts: Lesson for Kids

When we think of birds, we tend to think of them up in the sky. Cormorants, however, spend a lot of time under the water. Find out about these fascinating birds, where they live, how they eat, and why their poop is so valuable!!

Osprey Facts: Lesson for Kids

85. Osprey Facts: Lesson for Kids

The osprey is a bird of prey that can be found throughout the world. In this lesson, learn about the physical characteristics of ospreys, and find out about their habitats and behaviors.

Sloth Bear Facts: Lesson for Kids

86. Sloth Bear Facts: Lesson for Kids

Sloth bears are a kind of bear with long, scruffy coats. This lesson will teach you about these bears, how they got their name, what they like to eat, where they live and some other cool facts about them.

Mexican Jumping Bean Facts: Lesson for Kids

87. Mexican Jumping Bean Facts: Lesson for Kids

Not all beans are the same. In fact, the Mexican jumping bean is a very special type of bean that can be fascinating to watch. In this lesson, you will learn about the Mexican jumping bean and how it got its name.

Arachnids Lesson for Kids: Characteristics & Evolution

88. Arachnids Lesson for Kids: Characteristics & Evolution

Arachnids are a class of animals that includes some well-known creatures. In this lesson, learn more about the characteristics and evolution of some different types of arachnids, such as spiders.

Gerbil Facts: Lesson for Kids

89. Gerbil Facts: Lesson for Kids

Gerbils are small rodents that were originally found in Asia. In this lesson, learn about the physical characteristics and diet of gerbils, and find out which types have become popular pets around the world.

Oxen Facts: Lesson for Kids

90. Oxen Facts: Lesson for Kids

Oxen are unique creatures with interesting features that you may be surprised to discover. Continue reading to learn more about the history of oxen, how they help people, and their traits, as well as to explore a few fun facts about them.

Musk Ox Facts: Lesson for Kids

91. Musk Ox Facts: Lesson for Kids

A musk-ox is a large, furry animal with curved horns. This lesson will teach you about musk-oxen, what they look like, where they live, what they eat and some other cool facts about them.

Tuatara Facts: Lesson for Kids

92. Tuatara Facts: Lesson for Kids

Tuataras are reptiles that were around even before dinosaurs. This lesson will teach you about tuataras, including where they live, what they look like and what they eat.

Marsupial Facts: Lesson for Kids

93. Marsupial Facts: Lesson for Kids

Kangaroos and koalas may look different, but they're actually related. Marsupials are a large group of animals that share common characteristics. In this lesson, you will learn all about marsupials and what makes them unique.

Eagle Owl Facts: Lesson for Kids

94. Eagle Owl Facts: Lesson for Kids

The eagle owl lives in Europe and Asia, and it has special adaptations and characteristics. In this lesson, learn where the eagle owl lives, the kind of diet it lives on, and the physical features of one of the largest owls on the planet.

Wedge-Tailed Eagle Facts: Lesson for Kids

95. Wedge-Tailed Eagle Facts: Lesson for Kids

There are many different types of birds in the world. One type of bird is the wedge-tailed eagle, and it is a fascinating creature. In this lesson, you will learn about the characteristics of the wedge-tailed eagle and what makes it unique among other birds.

Amazon River Dolphin Lesson for Kids: Habitat & Facts

96. Amazon River Dolphin Lesson for Kids: Habitat & Facts

In this lesson, you will learn about the Amazon River dolphin. It is a fresh water animal that is quite different from the dolphins that live in the ocean.

California Condor Facts: Lesson for Kids

97. California Condor Facts: Lesson for Kids

California condors are large, black birds that are in danger of disappearing forever. Come learn about these birds, the important job they have, what they look like, and some other cool facts about them.

Cuttlefish Facts: Lesson for Kids

98. Cuttlefish Facts: Lesson for Kids

Cuttlefish are some of the weirdest-looking sea creatures. These masters of disguise have fascinated scientists for many years. Read on to learn some interesting facts about the cuttlefish.

Thorny Devil Lizard Facts: Lesson for Kids

99. Thorny Devil Lizard Facts: Lesson for Kids

The thorny devil lizard is a small creature that lives in the sandy desert areas of Australia. In this lesson, learn about the physical characteristics that help this animal survive in the desert, what it eats, and some other cool facts.

Timber Wolf Facts: Lesson for Kids

100. Timber Wolf Facts: Lesson for Kids

Wolves are well known for their howling; however, there is much more to this animal than just the sound it makes. There are many different types of wolves that are both interesting and important to our world. In this lesson, you will learn about timber wolves.

Rodent Facts: Lesson for Kids

101. Rodent Facts: Lesson for Kids

Rodents are a type of mammal that can be found in a wide variety of different species. You may have seen rodents in the wild or you might even have one as a pet. Read on to learn more about these interesting animals.

Bowhead Whale Facts: Lesson for Kids

102. Bowhead Whale Facts: Lesson for Kids

Bowhead whales are large whales that live in cold water. This lesson will teach you about these whales, where they live, what they eat, how big they get and some other cool facts about them.

Quail Facts: Lesson for Kids

103. Quail Facts: Lesson for Kids

Quail are birds that are found throughout the United States. In this lesson, discover the physical characteristics and types of quail, and learn about their diet, habitat, and life cycle.

Cottonmouth Snake Facts: Lesson for Kids

104. Cottonmouth Snake Facts: Lesson for Kids

Have you ever thought about how cottonmouth snakes got their name? It's not because they have a fluffy mouth! Read this lesson to learn the answer and more facts about cottonmouth snakes.

Baleen Whales Facts: Lesson for Kids

105. Baleen Whales Facts: Lesson for Kids

Baleen whales are a group of twelve different species of whales. In this lesson, learn about the physical features of baleen whales, find out what they eat and where they live, and learn some cool facts about these giant marine animals.

Caecilian Facts: Lesson for Kids

106. Caecilian Facts: Lesson for Kids

Caecilians are types of amphibians that don't have any legs. This lesson will teach you about these interesting creatures, what they look like, where they live as well as some other cool facts about them.

Numbat Facts: Lesson for Kids

107. Numbat Facts: Lesson for Kids

When you think of Australian animals, you probably think about kangaroos or koalas. The numbat is another interesting mammal that calls Australia home. Learn about the numbat, including its appearance, diet, home, and the challenges it faces.

Opossums Facts: Lesson for Kids

108. Opossums Facts: Lesson for Kids

What kind of animal is an opossum? Where do they live, and what do they eat? What are their life cycles like? This lesson will teach you lots of facts about opossums!

Centipede Facts: Lesson for Kids

109. Centipede Facts: Lesson for Kids

What's that scuttling across the floor of your basement? It's a centipede! In this lesson, you'll learn about where these animals live, what they look like, and whether or not they really have 100 legs.

Turtle vs. Tortoise: Lesson for Kids

110. Turtle vs. Tortoise: Lesson for Kids

Turtles and tortoises are related to each other but have some very important differences. This lesson will teach you how turtles and tortoises are different and how to tell one from the other.

Golden Mole Facts: Lesson for Kids

111. Golden Mole Facts: Lesson for Kids

They may look cute and cuddly, but these creatures are tough hardy predators. In this lesson, discover the world of the blind and tremendously shy golden mole.

Eastern Mole Facts: Lesson for Kids

112. Eastern Mole Facts: Lesson for Kids

The eastern mole is a small mammal that is rarely seen. Why is that, and what are some features and habits of this animal? Read on to learn more about this mole.

Bactrian Camel Facts: Lesson for Kids

113. Bactrian Camel Facts: Lesson for Kids

In this lesson, you'll learn interesting information about Bactrian camels. What's really inside their humps? Do Bactrian camels have one hump or two? Find the answers to these questions and more as you read this lesson.

Pig Habitat Lesson for Kids

114. Pig Habitat Lesson for Kids

There are different types of pigs in the world, both farm-raised and wild. In this lesson you will learn about the habitat of a pig and where you are most likely to find them.

Pig Farming Facts: Lesson for Kids

115. Pig Farming Facts: Lesson for Kids

In this lesson, you will learn about pig farming. We will explore what it takes to start a pig farm as well as the hard work that goes into maintaining the health and integrity of this type of farm.

Hereford Pig Facts: Lesson for Kids

116. Hereford Pig Facts: Lesson for Kids

The Hereford pig is a special breed of domestic pig that was developed in the United States. These pigs have several unique characteristics that make them very desirable to farmers.

Danish Landrace Pig Facts: Lesson for Kids

117. Danish Landrace Pig Facts: Lesson for Kids

Do you like to eat pork? If you do, the Danish Landrace pig is one type of pig that is raised to be yummy food for us. In this lesson, you will learn some interesting facts about this species of pig.

Duroc Pig Facts: Lesson for Kids

118. Duroc Pig Facts: Lesson for Kids

The Duroc pig is a very popular type of farm-raised pig in the United States. This lesson will focus on some of the history and characteristics of this unique breed.

Peccaries Lesson for Kids: Facts & Diet

119. Peccaries Lesson for Kids: Facts & Diet

In this lesson, you will learn fascinating facts about peccaries. We will also explore the specific diet of the peccary and learn what makes them such a unique animal.

Life Cycle of a Deer: Lesson for Kids

120. Life Cycle of a Deer: Lesson for Kids

A baby deer experiences the same stages as you do through your life but at a much faster rate. In this lesson, you will learn the different stages of a life cycle of a deer.

Fallow Deer Facts: Lesson for Kids

121. Fallow Deer Facts: Lesson for Kids

What do fallow deer have in common with an animal that lived during the Ice Age? In this lesson, you'll find the answer to that question, as well as other interesting facts about fallow deer.

Impala Facts: Lesson for Kids

122. Impala Facts: Lesson for Kids

In this lesson, we'll learn about the impala, an antelope that lives in the African savanna and woodlands. Find out what these animals eat, about their life cycle, and the amazing way they protect themselves.

Oryx Facts: Lesson for Kids

123. Oryx Facts: Lesson for Kids

There are many different types of animals that travel by herds in the world. Africa and Arabia have one special type of hoofed animal called the oryx. To read more about this beautiful type of antelope, read this lesson!

Arabian Oryx Facts: Lesson for Kids

124. Arabian Oryx Facts: Lesson for Kids

The Arabian oryx is a type of antelope that lives only on the Arabian Peninsula. In this lesson, you will learn interesting facts about the Arabian oryx.

Addax Antelope Facts: Lesson for Kids

125. Addax Antelope Facts: Lesson for Kids

The addax antelope is a desert animal that has some amazing adaptations that help it live in the harsh desert climate. Read on to find out how this unusual animal survives in the Sahara Desert.

Gazelle Facts: Lesson for Kids

126. Gazelle Facts: Lesson for Kids

Gazelles are beautiful animals in the antelope family. This lesson will teach you all about their habitat, diet, and life cycle, as well as some interesting facts about these majestic animals!

Chiru Animal Facts: Lesson for Kids

127. Chiru Animal Facts: Lesson for Kids

Did you know that a chiru is also called a Tibetan antelope? Does that mean they live in Tibet? This lesson will teach you all about the chiru's habitat, diet, and life cycle, as well as other facts about these interesting animals!

Mountain Goat Facts: Lesson for Kids

128. Mountain Goat Facts: Lesson for Kids

High upon the cliffs of mountains lives the most supreme of all animal mountaineers: the mountain goat. In this lesson, we will investigate the physical characteristics of a mountain goat, and talk about its habitat and its social behavior.

Giraffe Habitat Facts: Lesson for Kids

129. Giraffe Habitat Facts: Lesson for Kids

Imagine belonging to an exclusive club where only you and your family got the finest food. That's what a giraffe's habitat is like. But life isn't always easy for giraffes. In this lesson, find out why their habitat is shrinking.

African Leopard Facts: Lesson for Kids

130. African Leopard Facts: Lesson for Kids

African leopards are members of the cat family. They're excellent predators and often carry their prey into trees so it can't be stolen by hyenas or lions. Read on to explore more African leopard facts.

Indian Leopard Facts: Lesson for Kids

131. Indian Leopard Facts: Lesson for Kids

In this lesson, you'll learn interesting facts about Indian leopards. Read on to find out where they live, what they eat, why they're endangered, and how people are trying to help them.

Jaguar Habitat Facts: Lesson for Kids

132. Jaguar Habitat Facts: Lesson for Kids

Jaguars are laid-back animals, unless you're their prey. They aren't picky about where they live or what they eat, but they do like to use their habitat to their advantage. Find out more about where jaguars live and why in this lesson.

Life Cycle of a Jaguar: Lesson for Kids

133. Life Cycle of a Jaguar: Lesson for Kids

In this lesson, we'll learn about the life cycle of a jaguar, a big cat that lives in Central and South America. Find out about this powerful animal, how it grows up from a cub, and how it learns to be an amazing hunter.

Black Jaguar Facts: Lesson for Kids

134. Black Jaguar Facts: Lesson for Kids

Can you tell the difference between different types of big cats? Lions and tigers are easy, but how about a black jaguar? In this lesson, you'll learn how to tell a jaguar from a leopard and will find out why some of these animals are black.

Iberian Lynx Facts: Lesson for Kids

135. Iberian Lynx Facts: Lesson for Kids

Can you guess which big cat is near extinction? Read on to find out about an endangered animal, the Iberian lynx, including what it looks like, why it's so rare, and what people are doing to help it survive.

Dwarf Mongoose Lesson for Kids: Facts, Habitat & Scientific Name

136. Dwarf Mongoose Lesson for Kids: Facts, Habitat & Scientific Name

The dwarf mongoose is a small mammal that is native to Africa. What is unique about this social little animal, and where does it make its home? Keep reading to find out more.

Dire Wolf Facts: Lesson for Kids

137. Dire Wolf Facts: Lesson for Kids

The dire wolf is supposedly the largest canine to have ever lived! In this lesson, learn about the physical and social traits of this uniquely terrible extinct predator.

Black-Backed Jackal: Lesson for Kids

138. Black-Backed Jackal: Lesson for Kids

The black-backed jackal is a very smart animal that lives in Africa. In this lesson, you'll learn many interesting facts about black-backed jackals, and find out why their backs are black!

Golden Jackal Facts: Lesson for Kids

139. Golden Jackal Facts: Lesson for Kids

Do you know what a jackal is? There are three main species of jackals in the world. In this lesson, you will learn some interesting facts about them and why one species is considered golden.

Malaysian Sun Bear Facts: Lesson for Kids

140. Malaysian Sun Bear Facts: Lesson for Kids

Malaysian Sun Bears are the smallest members of the bear family. They get their name from a unique marking on their chest that some say looks like the rising sun. Sun Bears are very rare, which makes them difficult to study.

European Brown Bear Lesson for Kids: Facts & Habitat

141. European Brown Bear Lesson for Kids: Facts & Habitat

Did you know that the brown bear is one of the largest bear species? In this lesson, you'll learn about the European brown bear, including where it lives and what it likes to eat.

Kodiak Bear Facts: Lesson for Kids

142. Kodiak Bear Facts: Lesson for Kids

Kodiak bears are closely related to grizzly bears, and are only found in one place on Earth. Where is this, and what are some facts about these bears? Read on to learn more.

Kinkajou Facts: Lesson for Kids

143. Kinkajou Facts: Lesson for Kids

What kind of creature do you get when you combine a raccoon, a bear and a monkey? In this lesson you will learn about a unique creature, the kinkajou.

How to Use a Punnett Square Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples

144. How to Use a Punnett Square Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples

Have you ever wondered why you're the only person in your family with blue eyes? Or where your brother got his bright red hair? enetics! In this lesson, we'll learn how to predict genetic traits, such as eye and hair color, using a Punnett square.

Arctic Circle Endangered Animals Lesson for Kids

145. Arctic Circle Endangered Animals Lesson for Kids

The Arctic Circle is suffering from climate change that is warming the ocean water and melting the ice. In this lesson, we will learn about several endangered or threatened animals living amongst the glaciers and icebergs of the Arctic Circle.

Atlas Moth Lesson for Kids: Facts & Information

146. Atlas Moth Lesson for Kids: Facts & Information

The atlas moth is one of highly unusual size and looks. What sets this moth apart from the others, and what are some interesting facts about it? Keep reading to learn more.

Pig-Nosed Turtle Facts: Lesson for Kids

147. Pig-Nosed Turtle Facts: Lesson for Kids

You've probably heard of a pig, and you've probably heard of a turtle, but what about a pig-nosed turtle? Do they really look like pigs? This lesson will teach you how they got their name as well as some fun facts about their diet, habitat, and life cycle!

Pronghorn Antelope Facts: Lesson for Kids

148. Pronghorn Antelope Facts: Lesson for Kids

The pronghorn is a hoofed mammal that lives in North America, and has a special talent. What is it, and what are some other facts about this animal? Read on to learn more.

Roe Deer Facts: Lesson for Kids

149. Roe Deer Facts: Lesson for Kids

The roe deer is a small species of deer that lives throughout Europe and parts of Asia. This lesson will look at the characteristics and lifestyle of these deer.

Saola Lesson for Kids: Facts, Diet & Predators

150. Saola Lesson for Kids: Facts, Diet & Predators

In this lesson, we will explore a fascinating animal called the saola. You will learn about its habitat, what types of food it eats, and who its biggest predators are.

Star-Nosed Mole Facts: Lesson for Kids

151. Star-Nosed Mole Facts: Lesson for Kids

The star-nosed mole is a very unique animal. In this lesson you'll learn all about this strange creature, including why it has a star on its nose! Read on to find out what the star is used for and other interesting facts about the star-nosed mole.

Tenrec Facts for Kids

152. Tenrec Facts for Kids

What in the world is a tenrec? Tenrecs are cute little animals that look a lot like hedgehogs. This lesson will teach you lots of interesting facts about them, like what they look like, where they live, and what they eat!

Tufted Deer Facts: Lesson for Kids

153. Tufted Deer Facts: Lesson for Kids

Have you ever heard of a deer that barks? In this lesson, you'll learn about the tufted deer and will find out why it barks. You'll also learn what a tufted deer and a vampire have in common!

What is an Extremophile? - Lesson for Kids

154. What is an Extremophile? - Lesson for Kids

Do you hate going outside when it's too hot or cold? In this lesson, you'll learn about living things that can survive in many different environments in which people can't.

Wildebeest Lesson for Kids: Facts & Migration

155. Wildebeest Lesson for Kids: Facts & Migration

What would an enormous group of wildebeests make the same trip every year in a big circle? In this lesson, we'll learn about wildebeests, an animal that lives in Eastern Africa, and their incredible migration.

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