2. Speaking Species I
- Write down the correctly spelled name for each species on the list. (practice)
- You will need to write down the species code in your Data Collection Form. Write down the species codes (practice)
and check your answers
- Begin to fill out your Data Collection Form by writing your:
City, County, State
Repeat the process in your Journal.
- Use your journal and select 8 questions below including question #13 and write them down in your journal and the answers.
- After the interview, enter the animal name and species code on your Data Collection Form.
Let's Interview Your Animal
- What is your appearance?
(size, color, shape, special features such as wings, horns, claws, etc.)
- Do you look the same all year long?
- How is your appearance different from your close relatives?
- Do you live in the same area all year long or do you migrate?
- What do you eat?
- Are you a carnivore, an herbivore, or an omnivore?
- Where do you find your food?
- What dangers do you face?
- How do you protect yourself?
- How do you reproduce?
- Do you care for your young in a special way?
- Where do you live? Describe your ideal habitat (home).
- What is your species code?
Carnivore - any animal that feeds on flesh (Example: "A lion is a large carnivore.")
Herbivore - any animal that feeds chiefly on grass and other plants (Example: "Horses are herbivores")
Migrate - move periodically or seasonally. Example: "Birds migrate in the Winter."
Omnivore - an animal that eats animals and plants.
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