Mammal classification at the local zoo

This school year we are learning about mammals with a focus on classification as part of our science studies.  After we study an order or a couple orders of animals we take advantage of our zoo membership and head out to the zoo and find the animals from the orders we…

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Searching for Artiodactyla animals

In November we went to our local zoo searching for Artiodactyla animals. We are incorporating several trips to the zoo this school year as part of our mammal classification study. Artiodactyla animals are animals with an even number of toes such as giraffes, cows, goats, hippos, pigs, camels, and deer.…

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Mammal Study

I am about to list our study of mammals.  We are spending nearly half of our science time this year looking at mammals with a focus on classification.  We are taking advantage of a zoo membership and going to the zoo several times during the school year. This study has…

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