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Investigation
Journal

By:________
 

Illustrate your animal and label it’s parts.
 

 

What special characteristic
does this animal have
 
that helps them in their    environment? How does it
 
help them?
 
 
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Classification (circle one)
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bird reptile fish
amphibian mammal
How do you know? _________________________________________________
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What other animal would fit in this classification
group?______________________________ Why? __________________________
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What does your animal need to survive?
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What would happen if your animal did not get one of
these needs? If my animal did not get ______________,
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Illustrate this animal’s habitat
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Where does your animal live? ___________________________________________
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Describe this animal’s habitat. ___________________________________________
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Why does your animal live here? ____________________________________
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Does this animal (circle one)
migrate hibernate ?
Why does this animal migrate/hibernate?________________
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Create a diagram of your animal’s life cycle.

Describe your animal’s life cycle.
Remember to use transition words!

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What would happen if one of the stages in the cycle
did not occur? _______________________________________________________
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Create a diagram of this animal’s food chain
Describe where your
animal is within their food
chain.
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Create the perfect meal for your animal.
1)
2)
3)
4)

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Why is this meal perfect?_____________________________________________
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