* You will need
a computer that is connected to the internet.
* A pencil and
your unit portfolio to record your weekly observations and sketches.
* Crayons and
a printed life cycle diagram
Did you know
that frogs begin their lives as tiny embryos? Through a process called
metamorphosis, these eggs turn into tadpoles and eventually into frogs.
from 12 to 14 weeks. This process is also known as the frog's life
Here to find more interesting facts about frogs.
At an assigned
time, you will be asked to go and observe our tadpoles as they progress
Be sure to use the chart below to record your observations. Sketch
your observations in your journal.
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and label the life cycle of a
To learn how
the tadpole can metamorphose through various stages to become an adorable
frog, go to the Frog
Life cycle. Be sure to click on each picture. It
will then explain what is occurring in at each stage. Do
not go on if you don't understand. Ask for help.
Read carefully because you will need to answer the following questions
using the word bank below.
___________ protects the egg from harm.
__________stage is when the organs and gills begin to develop.
21 days, the embryo becomes a _________________________
4. A tadpole
has a long ________ and lives in the _________________
three things develop after five weeks?
(B) ___________________ (C) ___________________
6. A tadpoles
__________ becomes smaller as its _________ grow bigger.
use their __________ to breathe while frogs use their _________.
8. A frog
is fully developed after ________ weeks.
9. A grown
frog has ________ legs.
10.When a tadpole
changes into a frog it is called _____________.
note: One word needs to be used twice.
3 of the following activities:
web site and find the Silly Frog poll of the week. Cast your vote.
all about frogs.
the aid of the teacher go to Puzzlemaker,
and create a frog puzzle for class use.
Trivia Quiz. Be sure to check your answers.
one of the frog
then recite it for the class.
Write a story
about a frog. With the aid of the teacher, you will type your story
on the computer. When all of the stories are complete, you may want
to e-mail them to our pen pals.
the Mr. or Mrs. Frog page in the Frog
Gale Color book
Make an origami
Print out the directions
to make a Froggy Cake
at home. With an adult's help, complete the directions, and either
take a picture of the cake, or bring the cake into class. Good luck
you have completed "It's a Frog's Life." You may now access one of
the following during your free time.
Zigzaw (solve a puzzle)
Split (catch flies in the fastest time)
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