Scientists estimate there could be more than 10 million living species of animals in our world today! How do they ever keep them all organized for study? The answer is scientific classification. These FREE Animal Classification Fact Cards and Cheat Sheets can help kids learn some basic animal classification terms as well as classification information for 50 animals.
There are three parts to these FREE Animal Classification Fact Cards and Cheat Sheets. First is a cheat sheet of animal classification terms. This page looks at:
- scientific name
Next is a set of animal information cheat sheets. These include the name, type, family, and scientific name for 50 animals such as:
- American black bear
- Bactrian camel
- Egyptian fruit bat
- gila monster
- honey ant
- red-tailed hawk
- and many more!
The final part of these FREE Animal Classification Fact Cards and Cheat Sheets are the fact cards themselves – 100 of them! There are 50 full color fact cards that include a picture of the animal, its type, its family, and its scientific name. Next are 50 black and white fact cards with blank spaces for your students to fill in the information. They can also color the animal pictures if they wish.
It’s a great way to become familiar with different families and species of animals, and there are many ways you can use this tool in your studies. Older students can even use them to launch a study of what animals are related, what makes the animals in a particular family similar, and more!
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