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Animal Classification

Using observation skills and inquiry on a group exploration, students will cultivate their curiosity while hiking the trails of Retzer. Students will discuss organisms’ different life cycles as well as what they have in common. We will discuss how to classify an animal by relating it to its habitat (ecosystem) and its unique physical and behavioral traits.

Standards: 4-LS1-1
Duration: 90 minutes
Fee: Yes
Offered: School Year
Location options: Retzer Nature Center

Grade 4-5 program listing