No Prep lesson about terrific animals that are amazing Dads.
All the research has been done.
In nature most animals have little or no contact with their biological fathers.
But, there are certain Male animals that not only have lots of contact with their off spring but go to great lengths to help protect and raise their off spring.
This power point discusses 15 Animals that are Amazing Dads!
It also teaches the definition of different terminology and how Father's Day became a National Holiday.
The fifteen different animals are:
1. Seahorses-did you know they are the only male animal in the world to get pregnant.
2. Hardhead Catfish
3. Marsupial Frog
4. Darwin Frog
5. Mimic Poison Frog
6. Emperor Penguins
7. Namaqua Sand grouse
8. Greater Hornbills
11. Giant Water Bug
14. Siamese fighting fish
15. Human dad
Can you think of another animal that is called Marsupial?
What does the word Marsupial Mean?
What do the words incubation and arid mean?
What is a casqued?
What does it mean to be loyal to someone?
Any ideas why these birds are called lily trotter?
What exactly is a lily trotter?
What does Primate mean?
What other animals do we call pups?
Do you know when Father's Day became a celebration?
Do you think Father's Day should be a holiday?
Which animal is your favorite dad and why?
All these questions come with answers.
This is a very informative and interesting activities.
My students absolutely loved learning about which Animals are great Dads!