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Reptiles, Amphibians & Fish

Science, Grade 2

 
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Reptiles Reptiles have scales to protect their body. Reptiles are born on land and usually live near water. Reptiles are cold-blooded; which means their body temperature changes according to the environment. Some reptiles lay eggs from which their babies hatch. Reptiles lay their eggs on land. Amphibians Amphibians are special because they spend part of their life in the water and part on land. All amphibians begin their life in water with gills and even tails. They use their gills to breathe. As they grow, they develop lungs, which is what they use to breathe on land. They grow legs to use on land too! Most amphibians can walk but can also swim. Amphibians like reptiles, are cold-blooded animals. Fish Fish use gills to breathe. Fish live in the water their entire life. Fish are covered with scales. Fish have fins that help them swim. Most fish hatch from eggs. Most fish are cold-blooded. snake turtles turtle eggs gills fins scales salamander Frog Life Cycle eggs (All frogs hatch from eggs) tadpole (has gills but no arms or legs) froglet (has arms, legs, and a tail) adult frog (has arms, eggs, lungs, and no tail) 1 2 3 4 © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 94-4207 www.newpathlearning.com Reptiles, Amphibians & Fish
Reptiles Reptiles have to protect their body. Reptiles are born on and usually live near water. Reptiles are ; which means their body temperature changes according to the environment. Some reptiles lay on land from which their babies hatch. Amphibians are special because they spend part of their life in the water and part on land. All amphibians begin their life in water with and even . They use their to breathe. As they grow, they develop , which is what they use to breathe on land. They grow to use on land too! Most amphibians can but can also . Amphibians like reptiles, are animals. Fish Fish use to breathe. Fish live in the their entire life. Fish are covered with . Fish have that help them swim. Most fish from eggs. Most fish are . Key Vocabulary Terms amphibians land cold-blooded life cycle eggs lungs fins reptiles fish scales froglet tadpole gills tail hatch temperature Frog Life Cycle (All frogs hatch from eggs) (has gills but no arms or legs) (has arms, legs, and a tail) (has arms, eggs, lungs, and no tail) 1 2 3 4 © Copyright NewPath Learning. All Rights Reserved. 94-4207 www.newpathlearning.com Reptiles, Amphibians & Fish \|xiBAHBDy01701rzu