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Animals by the Numbers Data Activity

Animals by the Numbers Data Activity

Introduction

Now that you’ve read Animals by the Numbers, you have a better idea of the diversity of life on Earth. This activity asks you to find some specific information about the organisms depicted in the book.


Animals by the Numbers Data

Please find information from Animals by the Numbers to help you fill out the tables and lists on this sheet.

Measurements
Please fill in the blanks.

 

Metric

Imperial

Jump! (p. 18)

1.5 meters

 

Jump! (p. 18)

 

22.0 inches

How fast? (p. 16)

 

10.0 miles per hour

Flutter of thump? (p. 23)

3.0 kilograms

 

Flutter of thump? (p. 23)

 

0.75 ounce


Species
Rank the species from the most identified to the least.

  • Crustaceans
  • Mollusks
  • Mammals
  • Birds
  • Reptiles

Sleeping
Write the number of hours each animal sleeps.

  • Giraffe
  • Elephant
  • Python
  • Squirrel
  • Cat
  • Dog
  • You!

Deadly Animals
Chose the type of death associated with the animal

  • Shark
  • Bee
  • Crocodile
  • Mosquito
  • Dog

Which animal causes more deaths a year: crocodiles or fat-tailed scorpions?

 

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