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Keeping cool in hot weather

Have you ever wondered why your face turns red when you run around? Discover what's going on under your skin when this happens, and how this helps you keep cool. See some of the clever ways that animals keep cool, too.

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Animal search: is it a mammal? [ESL]

Sort animals into groups based on their physical features. For example, identify a group of animals that have a backbone, then identify a subset that make milk to feed their babies. Work through a list of features to classify animals and identify a mammal. This learning object is one in a series of four learning objects.

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Animal search: is it a reptile? [ESL]

Identify six reptiles from among other types of animals. Sort animals into groups using questions about their physical features. For example, identify which animals have a backbone, which animals breathe air and which have scaly skin. Work through a list of features to classify animals and identify a reptile. This learning ...

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Animal search: is it an amphibian? [ESL]

Identify five amphibians from among other types of animals. Sort animals into groups based on their physical features. For example, identify a group of animals that have a backbone, then identify a subset which have slimy skin. Work through a list of features to classify animals and identify an amphibian. This learning ...

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Animal search: is it a fish? [ESL]

Identify six fish from among other types of animals. Sort animals into groups based on their physical features. For example, identify a group of animals that have a backbone, then identify a subset that breathe with gills. Work through a list of features to classify animals and identify a fish. This learning object is one ...

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Life science: human homeostasis

Explore how your body regulates body temperature in real-time. Investigate human homeostasis by monitoring the fatigue, water and sugar levels of a simulated man at rest and during exercise. Progressively adjust variables in order to maintain a stable internal temperature as the external temperature changes. Decide when ...