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Unit #7 – Backyard Naturalist

Unpacking 7: Backyard Naturalist (video)

Topics Covered in this Unit –

  1. Organisms of Tennessee
  2. Using Taxonomic Keys
  3. Identifying Animal Signs (Scats, Tracks and Bird Songs)
  4. Biomechanics
  5. The Science of Sound

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Printable Resources

Below are links to all documentation for this thematic unit.  Presentations are available in PowerPoint format, as well as PDFs for those wishing to print transparencies for overhead projectors.  Teachers may wish to review unit workbooks for more in-depth information before using the supplied presentations.

Curriculum Standard

Workbooks with Exercises


Additional Readings and Supplementary Files

Scientific Journal Articles (PDF)

Supplementary Files

NOTE: You will need to use WinZip or other decompression software to extract these files.

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