Explore the world of insects and spiders, birds and frogs, flowers and leaves in this animated PowerPoint slideshow. 40 different photos, 200 sentences, and a 10-question quiz (at the end) take students on a trek around Discovery Lake exploring its biodiversity. Students learn the vocabulary of nature, with definitions and examples:
Vocabulary: head, thorax, abdomen, antennae, proboscis, wings, reflection, silhouette, camouflage, predator, herbivore, insectivore, nocturnal, diurnal, amphibian, petal, veins, roots, cluster, seed pod, carbon dioxide, oxygen, honeydew, and larvae
Animals: mallard duck, bullfrog, honeybee, water bug, ants and aphids, katydid, ducklings, crab spider, wasp, mourning dove, monarch butterfly, and several lynx spiders that will amaze your students
Plants: blanket flower, African plumbago, iris, fortnight lily, reeds, leaves, seeds, fruit and more…
Take a look at the Preview to view a few of the slides in this slideshow.
If you would like more on wildlife and photography, here are several others in this series: