grade levels: 7-12
view Idaho achievement standards for this lesson
Idaho is home to many amphibians.
You can use the key to identify the species listed below. Use the key to compare
your species with the choices given and choose the option that best matches the
characteristics of your species. It is important that you pay close attention
to detail. If you are careful, this should lead you to page where you can name
it and tell how it lives.
Click on Atlas Home, Biology,
Amphibians, Identification Pages, then on Visual
Key to Idaho's Amphibians.
| Visual Key
The sample questions below
are shown in the printed handout.
- This Species has
rough, dry skin.
Biology: Biology Topics
Lesson plan by James Scannell
and Stefan Sommer, 2001
Photos by Stephan Burton, Michael Dorcas, Charles Peterson, Ean Harker, and Larry
Idaho Achievement Standards (as of 7/2001) met
by completing this activity: