Needs of Plants and Animals - Leopard Frogs and Porcupine Grass

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The Leopard Frogs and Porcupine Grass activity can also be found within the Needs of Plants and Animals - Let's Do Science Bundle. If you are interested in purchasing this activity and more, you can check out the Needs of Plants and Animals bundle here.

During the Leopard Frogs and Porcupine Grass activity students will be using photographs and illustrations to observe, describe, and compare the adaptations of plants (i.e., porcupine grass) and animals, (i.e., the Leopard Frog) to the conditions in which they live.

By the end of the activity students should be able to:

  • Identify characteristics of various plants and animals
  • Identify and understand the basic needs of living things and how they meet these needs
  • Understand and explain the environment/habitat for various plants and animals
  • Understand that some plants and animals must adapt to the environment in order to meet their basic needs

Additional resources included with the activity plan:

  • Student worksheet
  • Vocabulary card
  • Photograph of the northern leopard frog
  • Hidden frogs picture
  • Porcupine picture
  • Porcupine grass picture
  • Porcupine grass seeding picture

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