Critter Kits: Scales and Slime
Rhode Island is home to nearly 40 species of reptiles and amphibians, also known as herps! With the materials in this kit, you can introduce your students to these scaly, slimy, and secretive creatures, the conservation work being done to protect them, and how everyone can be a "Herp Hero."
What’s included in this kit?
- Information about Rhode Island’s herps
- Information on current herp conservation work in Rhode Island
- Resources on how to help herps
- Sample lesson plans
- Photos and videos
- Show and tell items
- Fun herp-related activities
Next Generation Science Standards
The material covered in the Rhody Critter Kits aligns with the following standards:
|LS1A||Structure and Function|
|LS2A||Interdependent Relationships in Ecosystems|
|LS2C||Ecosystem Dynamics, Functioning, and Resilience|
|LS4D||Biodiversity and Humans|
|ES3C||Human Impacts on Earth Systems|
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Are you borrowing the kit bin from the Division of Fish & Wildlife office? Please be sure to fill out the feedback form and materials checklist (included in the bin) to ensure all items have been returned.