Life Cycle of a Frog - an Interactive SmartBoard and Whiteboard lesson

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♥♥ I successfully encouraged a pair of Green Tree Frogs to lay eggs by building a small pond in our backyard. I removed a small number of eggs and placed them in an aquarium. Over the following few months I photographed the different stages of development and used these photos in this lesson!

♦♦ This lesson focuses on their life cycle but many other aspects of frogs in general have been included.

pg.1 This introductory page briefly outlines what frogs are.
pg.2 What are amphibians?
pg.3 Differences between frogs and toads - and activity.
pg.4 Adapted for swimming.
pg.5 Life cycle of a frog.
pg.6 The Green Tree Frog with a sound clip and a short video clip.
pg.7 Egg laying - an animation and brief explanation of the eggs being fertilized.
pg.8 What kid can resist not touching the 'warning' on the screen. Touch the baby tadpole to see what happens next!
pg.9 A macro photograph showing the feathery-looking gills of an 8-day old tadpole.
pg.10 - 14 Shows the development stages of the tadpole with interactive features on the pages.
pg.15 Main frog features.
pg.16 Frog's food. A game 'What am I?' to see what the frog eats.
pg.17 Frog enemies. Kids then think of ways that the frog can protect itself
pg.18 The importance of camouflage in survival. An interactive page where kids touch and drag each frog into their best places.
pg.19 An interactive page - assembling a frog skeleton.
pg.20 Frogs under threat.
pg.21 Touch and move images and text into the correct spots to illustrate the Frog Life Cycle.
pg.22 Seven additional pages - each one with a colorful Poison Dart Frog with text.
pg.23 Amazing frogs - a close up photo of a male Dart Frog carrying tadpoles on his back!
pg.24 Amazing frogs - the Tomato Frog.
pg.25 Touch and move "Pacman" to hide him from his prey!
pg.26 Above the water - eggs laid on branches.
pg.27 Amazing frogs - the Glass frog
pg.28 A whiteboard activity - create a food chain and fill in the missing words.
pg.29 Tips on how to keep tadpoles in the classroom.
pg.30 A frog quiz to complete the lesson.

Also included:

♦ An interactive Word Search game for the interactive whiteboard
♦ A printable crossword puzzle and life cycle 'cut and paste' activity, with answers.

♦ Teacher's notes.

*Note: This lesson is a Flash application created using Adobe Flash. Once you have unzipped the folder, Adobe Flash Player is required to open and run this program. Please check that you have this free Flash Player installed on your computer!

♦ If you have just installed Adobe Flash Player on your PC and unsure if your download will open and run, download my 'freebie' using the following link ♥ Insects, first, to check that everything is running smoothly. Occasionally issues occur with Flash Player - it could be from an unsuccessful download to a conflicting setting on your PC. Resolve any such issues first before downloading any purchased product - this way it keeps both of us happy!

♦ SMART Notebook software does not support the latest version of Adobe Flash Player.


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