Microsoft ® Office PowerPoint
of Slides: 32
for grades: 3 - 12
presentation begins with a reminder that animals can be grouped
according to those with backbones - vertebrates and those without -
invertebrates. Invertebrates are further grouped under protozoa,
coeleneterates, arthropods, mollusks, echinoderms, flatworms and annelid
Worms. Vertebrates are reptiles, birds, fish, amphibians and
mammals. This presentation concentrates on mammals.
illustrate the characteristics of mammals - bodies insulated with hair
or fur; animals that produce milk and nurse their babies; have lungs and
need to breathe air; and eat a variety of foods.
mammals are carnivores, some herbivores, some eat both meat and plants.
are introduced to the new term "endotherm" and provided an
explanation of what it means to be warm blooded.
are further divided into three categories: palcental, monotremes,
marsupials. Examples for each are provided.
presentation ends with a game show: "Is It a Mammal" in
which viewers guess whether or not the animal shown is a mammal.
terms: vertebrate, invertebrate, protozoa, coeleneterate,
arthropod, mollusks, echinoderm, flatworm, annelid, reptile, aves,
amphibian, mammal, carnivore, herbivore, omnivore, endotherm, placental,
Roiser BAA, BEd &
Kevin Chorowiec OCT, BAS, BEd