Scales and Slime

green snakes
A smooth green snake, one of RI's 12 snake species

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
  • PowerPoints
  • Photos and videos
  • Show and tell items
  • Fun herp-related activities


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Scales and Slime Educator Packet

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