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K-2 Science Animals Ethical Culture Fieldston School


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K-2 Science Animals Students have made observations about these animals. These animals all live in the K-2 Science classroom at Ethical Culture Fieldston School. Betty’s K-2

Snails

Fish

Mealworms

Beetles

Snails are mollusks with a single spiral shell into which the whole body can be withdrawn.

Fish are limbless cold-blooded vertebrate animal with gills and fins and living wholly in water.

Mealworms are the larva stage of the darkling beetle.

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Worms are creeping or burrowing invertebrate animals with Beetles are insects long, slender, soft distinguished by bodies and no forewings limbs. typically modified Page 7 into hard wing cases that cover and protect the hind wings and abdomen.

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Worms

Turtles Turtles are slowmoving reptiles, enclosed in a scaly or leathery domed shell into which it can retract its head and thick legs.

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Snails Kingdom: Animalia!

When you hum, they come out. They poop. Their eyes are on the two long stalks. They’re slow.

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Phylum: Mollusca! !

Mine was really gentle. They are slimy. They poop. One pooped on Cameron’s hand. They’re slow.

Class: Gastropda

If they get scared, or if you touch them, they stick their eyes in their heads. If you hum to the snails they will come out. They leave slime tracks.

They love to eat carrots.

They love to eat carrots.

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Fish Kingdom: Animalia!

They have a feathery tail. It isn’t made of feathers, but it looks feathery.

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Phylum: Chordata!

They could die out of water because they have gills to breathe.

Fish are slimy and squirmy. The white one is really fast.

They flop around if you put them on your hand because they think they are in the water still.

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Mealworms Kingdom: Animalia!

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Phylum: Arthopoda!!

Class: Insecta

Mealworms turn into beetles. Mealworms slide off your hand.

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Beetles Kingdom: Animalia!

Beetles are really fast. Beetles like to climb. They like the dark and quiet. That’s why they climbed up Levi’s sleeve.

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Phylum: Arthopoda!!

They can stick onto your pencil, even upside down. When they are upside down they flail like a baby.

Class: Insecta

They don’t look like they have wings, but they do. They don’t fly.

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Worms Kingdom: Animalia!

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Phylum: Annelida! !

Class: Oligochaeta

If a worm gets cut in half, one The can be very slimy. half dies, and one half grows They do tricks like flipping. back. They can bleed. Worms might pee or poop. It’s their decision.

When you drop them, they flip because they’re scared or hurt.

Worms can move forward and backward.

They are fast in the ground.

They are very slow on the table.

They pee and poop a lot.

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Turtles Kingdom: Animalia!

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Phylum: Chordata! !

Class: Reptilia

The turtles move a little faster Sometimes turtles climb up in the water than on land. on the rocks.

It doesn’t move often.

They love climbing on rocks.

Turtles’s heads pop out.

When you’re not looking, it swims.

My turtles like eating fish.

When you are quiet, they come to you.

When the turtle gets scared, they hide in their shells.

They have sharp claws to break up their food.

Also, when they are sleeping they go into their shells.

Our turtles live in water. Their tails are very short. Consuela moves around a lot. Max doesn’t.

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