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Frog Life Cycle

Frog Life Cycle


Students will understand the life cycle of a frog and build on prior knowledge.

After the lesson students will be prepared to debate whether they believe it is easier to survive a frog life cycle or the life cycle of another animal previously learned in class. This lesson will prepare students to continue their learning about frogs in preparation for the frog dissection.

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Introduction to the Lesson

Watch the video so you understand what you need to accomplish. As always, any questions tweet me, email me, call me, or post on our class webpage for peer help.

Source: Dr. Carolyn Faulkner-Beitzel

Tell Me What You Know

Review the image and list everything you already know about the life cycle of a frog.

The Life Cycle of a Frog

Watch this video to understand how a frog is born.

Check Your Understanding of a Frog's Life Cycle

Illustrate and describe each cycle of a frog's life.


The Trials of a Tadpole

Watch the video to understand how hard it is to actually make it to a frog! Think of other life cycle's we have discovered. Do you think it's easier to become a frog or another animal we have studied? Be able to defend your answer in tomorrow's discussion!