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Educator Resources: Reptiles & Amphibians

Part of Hall of Reptiles and Amphibians.

Discover Reptiles and Amphibians

Can you spot the difference between a reptile and an amphibian egg? Learn how with this kid-friendly guide to our hall of cold-blooded vertebrates and their habits, behavior, and adaptations.



Leapin' Lizards


Introduce younger students to squamates and some of scaly lizards and snakes that are part of this group of animals. Then put their exhibit-designing skills to the test.

Scaly Surprises

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 in their prey? Examine squamates and their remarkable adaptations.


Coloring Book