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Spring peeper call
The clear, piping whistle of the spring peeper can be heard at night in the springtime.
Format: audio
Leap frogs tend toward the center?
Students learn the meanings of the central tendency concepts range, mean, median, and mode. They will make origami frogs, jump them across a track and record the length of their jumps and the total number of jumps across trials.
Format: lesson plan (grade 6 Mathematics)
By Erin Foerster.
Bullfrog
Bullfrog
Format: image/photograph
Flipping frogs
Using frog beanbags, students will demonstrate skill components of the underhand toss.
Format: lesson plan (grade K–1 Healthful Living)
By Steve Smalley.
River Frog
River Frog
Format: image/photograph
Pickerel Frog
Pickerel Frog
Format: image/photograph
Wood Frog
Wood Frog
Format: image/photograph
Carpenter Frog
Carpenter Frog
Format: image/photograph
Pine Barrens Treefrog
Pine Barrens Treefrog
Format: image/photograph
Bullfrog call
The bullfrog's call has been described as a deep bass "gr-rum" or "jug-o-rum."
Format: audio
Southern Cricket Frog
Southern Cricket Frog
Format: image/photograph
Northern Cricket Frog
Northern Cricket Frog
Format: image/photograph
Southern Chorus Frog
Southern Chorus Frog
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Wood frog call
The wood frog's breeding call resembles the feeding chuckle of a duck and has little carrying power.
Format: audio
An integrated lesson comparing the butterfly and frog life cycles
Students will build on their prior knowledge about the butterfly life cycle to compare and contrast the life cycles of butterflies and frogs. Students will locate butterflies on the school grounds and create pictographs and models of fractions to explain their findings mathematically. Students will also use a variety of resources to read about and study the food, space and air needed by butterflies and frogs to grow. They will create visual and written products to demonstrate their findings.
Format: lesson plan (grade 2 Mathematics and Science)
By Martha Dobson and Margaret Monds.
Gray treefrog
Gray treefrog
Format: image/photograph
The Red-eyed Tree Frog and PowerPoint
Students will read The Red-eyed Tree Frog by Joy Cowley then plan and put together a PowerPoint slideshow which retells the story.
Format: lesson plan (grade 2 Computer/Technology Skills, English Language Arts, Information Skills, and Science)
By Jody Shaughnessy.
Cope's gray treefrog call
Its call is a faster trill than that of the Eastern gray treefrog, though the two species are identical in appearance.
Format: audio
Green frog call
Format: audio
American bittern and snake
American bittern and snake
The American bittern (Botaurus lentiginosus) is a migratory member of the heron family. It is typically found in bogs, marshes, and wet meadows, and it feeds on insects, frogs, fish, and reptiles. The bittern in this photograph has just...
Format: image/photograph