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Animal Observations - Outside / Webcams

This animal observation record is designed to be used either outdoors or when looking at live webcams. Students will look closely at both the physical and behavioral characteristics of the animals over a period of 3 or 5 days and record what they see on the observation sheets.

It fits in really we if you're looking at adaptations or camouflage and mimicry.

This is also a great science investigation or fun home earning project for students.

This resource contains three different levels of challenge.

If doing this activity outside it's important to choose an animal that'll still be there when they return for the other observations.

Good animals to observe outside:

Birds with a nest
Spiders in webs
Ant Nests
Animals in ponds

Teacher GuideDownload
Animal Webcam ListDownload
Observation Sheets: Diff. 1Download
Observation Sheets: Diff. 2Download
Observation Sheet: Diff. 3Download
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