Frog Olympics

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  • Association of Zoos and Aquariums
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Description

Did you know that a bullfrog can jump a distance of 10 times its body length? Learn more about nature's most acrobatic amphibian, the frog, through this set of short, hands-on activities. Learners play the "Frog Jump" and "Bugs for Me!" games to investigate frogs' jumping behavior and their good eyesight. Includes extensions and modifications.

Quick Guide

  • Preparation Time: Under 5 minutes
  • Learning Time: 30 to 45 minutes
  • Estimated materials cost: $1 - $5 per group of students
  • Age Range: Ages 4 - 18
  • Resource Types:
  • Language: English

Materials List (per group of students)

  • 100 feet of rope, marked at 5-foot intervals.
  • 3 frog fact sheets
Subjects

Informal Categories

  • Animals
  • Games
  • Physical Activity
  • Sports and Exercise

Subjects

  • Life Sciences
    • Diversity of Life
      • Animals
Audience

To use this activity learners need to

  • see
  • be mobile

Learning styles supported

  • Involves hands-on or lab activities
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Association of Zoos and Aquariums

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All Rights Reserved, Association of Zoos and Aquariums, ©2009

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