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Wetland Curriculum Resource
Unit 4. Amphibians - Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this module, students will have learned how to:

  • describe how living things are grouped
  • define vertebrate, and give examples
  • describe the characteristics of amphibians
  • identify the three distinct Orders of amphibians, and know which amphibians belong to each of the three Orders
  • describe how living things are named scientifically
  • identify key species of Ontario amphibians and will be introduced to the 23 species (by name
  • define "cold-blooded" and ectothermic
  • describe how cold-blooded vertebrates regulate their body temperature
  • describe how amphibians reproduce
  • describe the stages in metamorphosis
  • demonstrate osmosis through an animal membrane
  • describe the role of osmosis in the cells of amphibians

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