5. Name That Animal I
With your assigned group, identify each animal observed at all the stations.
Example for birds:
What size is it? Chickadee size (length of an adult's little finger), Sparrow size (size of an adults fist), Robin size (size of an adults hand), Crow size (size of the area between an adult's fingers and forearm), Hawk size (length of an adult's tip of the fingers to the elbow)
Example of mammals:
What size is it? Is it the size of a:
What is the color of the fur?
Example for amphibians and reptiles:
What is its color?
Note Taker Instructions:
Biologist - a scientist who studies living organisms.
Common name - the non-scientific name by which a species of plant is known.
Observer - a person who watches what happens but has no active part in it.
Scientific name - the recognized Latin name given to an organism, consisting of a genus and species, according to a taxonomy.
Species - taxonomic group whose members can interbreed.