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Resources For Educators: Lizards and Snakes Alive!

Part of the Lizards and Snakes: Alive! exhibition.

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Lizards & Snakes: Alive! explores the diversity of squamates—legged and legless lizards, including snakes. This comprehensive guide will help you explore the exhibition with your students. 

Educators Guide and Materials


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Use these free online resources to further explore themes presented in the Lizards and Snakes: Alive exhibition.

Article Leapin' Lizards (SuperScience) Introduce younger students to squamates and some of scaly lizards and snakes that are part of this group of animals. Then put their... Article Scaly Surprises (Science World) Did you know that a snake's skin includes see-through scales that cover its eyes. Or that chameleons have sticky tongues to pull... Educator Materials Science Explorations: Uncover Lizards and Snakes Investigate one of the most successful vertebrates on Earth and find out why some species evolved to be without limbs. Then use what... Educator Materials Lizards & Snakes Booklist for Educators Separate snake facts from folklore. View and read up on hundreds of squamate species. And find out what it takes to keep snakes as... Educator Materials Lizards & Snakes Booklist for Kids Want to learn more about the legged and legless lizards known as squamates? You'll find everything from colorful field guides to... Educator Materials Lizards & Snakes Online Resources Search a database with more than 8,300 reptile species. Learn about amphibian biology and conservation. Review the evolutionary history... Educator Materials Lizards & Snakes: Alive! Coloring Book How does a Veiled Chameleon's body resemble its environment? What colors are a Burmese Python's spots? Use what you know about squamates... Educator Materials Lizards & Snakes: Alive! Glossary What are squamata? Why is the term "cold-blooded" incorrect? And how does chemoreception work? Find out with this glossary—from... Article Squamate Fun Facts Did you know that squamates have a third eye? Or that the Gila Monster and the Bearded Lizard are the only two known venomous lizards?...