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  • Audible Amphibian

    Book Chapter | October 2010

    In this lesson, students listen, imitate, and identify the calls of frogs and toads. The objectives are for students to be able to recognize and identify the calls and to explain that frogs and toads call to communicate.

  • Amphibian Encounter

    Book Chapter | October 2010

    In this lesson, students explore an amphibian habitat to observe and collect data about amphibian behaviors. The objective is to identify the behaviors of amphibians in their natural habitat.

  • Amphibian Art

    Book Chapter | October 2010

    In this lesson, students create art based on amphibian species and analyze how art can impact culture and how artists use issues as subjects for their work. The objectives are for students to create art that depicts…

  • Amphibian Metamorphosis

    Book Chapter | October 2010

    In this lesson, students learn the life cycle of a frog through discussing and acting out their growing stages. The objective is to identify the stages of amphibians from egg to adult.

  • Hop Into Action: The Amphibian Curriculum Guide for Grades K–4

    NSTA Press Book | October 2010

    K–4 teachers, homeschoolers, camp leaders, and naturalists will find the standards-based lessons in this slim volume the perfect introduction to environmental science for young learners. Hop Into Action helps teach…

  • How to Identify an Amphibian

    Book Chapter | October 2010

    In this lesson, students in grades K-2 will observe and discuss the characteristics of an amphibian and students in grades 3-4 will also collect and analyze data based on their observations. The objectives are to help…

  • Amazing Amphibian Migration

    Book Chapter | October 2010

    In this lesson, students move through an outside area or school hallway to discover picture cards with messages that describe migration challenges. The objectives are for students to be able to describe migration as a…

  • Hop Into Spring With Amphibian Citizen Science

    Journal Article | April 2020

  • Field Surveys of Amphibian Populations

    Journal Article | October 2000

    Amphibian Research, a course offered at Saint Joseph’s College in Rensselaer, Indiana, introduces freshmen- and sophomore-level biology and environmental science majors to investigative field research. Students learn to…

  • Science Sampler: Learning from amphibians

    Journal Article | November 2005

    Create an exotic frog nursery in your classroom to engage sudents in the process of scientific inquiry, benefit the scientific community, and the natural world simultaneously. This project will expose students to the…

  • What Do Amphibians Have to Offer? Students monitor and map amphibians in local pond habitats

    Journal Article | May 2002

    Scientists have expressed concern over amphibian decline. In a cooperative project with a university and a local high school, students monitor and map amphibians in local pond habitats and try to distinguish population…

  • Science 101: How Do Amphibians Breathe?

    Journal Article | October 2017

    This column provides background science information for elementary teachers. This month’s issue discusses how all animals breathe, including amphibians.

  • Incorporating Amphibian Malformation into Inquiry-Based Learning

    Journal Article | January 2007

    Since the first discovery of malformed frogs by an adventurous middle school teacher and her after-school science club in 1995, outreach programs like A Thousand Friends of Frogs (see Resources) have been created to…

  • Formative Assessment Probes: Vocabulary in Context: What Is an Amphibian?

    Journal Article | November 2017

    This column focuses on promoting learning through assessment. This month’s issue explores what characteristics make an amphibian.

  • Hop Into Action: The Amphibian Curriculum Guide for Grades K–4 (e-book)

    eBook | February 2011

    K–4 teachers, homeschoolers, camp leaders, and naturalists will find the standards-based lessons in this slim volume the perfect introduction to environmental science for young learners. Hop Into Action helps teach…

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