This 7-slide powerpoint is meant as enrichment for a high school Biology or Environmental Science class. I use it for the last 20 minutes of a 50-minute Friday's College Preparatory Biology class. I tell the students it is just for fun, but this could easily be used to reinforce the concept of human impact in the Everglades or that heat affects the digestive enzymes of a python.
In this short powerpoint, a Burmese python is used to show a cool animal, how digestion is affected by heat in a python and how humans impact the environment. The following concepts are covered in this presentation:
1. classification of an animal, from kingdom to species
2. example of digestion in an animal
3. habitat/niche of the python