Learning About Snakes
About the Learning About Snakes Lesson
This lesson explains the differences between mammals and reptiles and describes the characteristics of snakes.
• The children will be able to explain the difference between reptiles and mammals.
• The children will be able to name the main characteristics of snakes.
Do you like snakes? Some people keep snakes as pets but most are afraid of them. Perhaps this is because some snakes are poisonous, though most snakes are harmless. In the USA only coral snakes, copperheads, rattlesnakes and water moccasins are poisonous. Perhaps people don?t like snakes because they are very different from us.