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Question Set: What is a Mammal?

NGSS Science and Engineering Practices:

NGSS Crosscutting Concepts:

  1. What are the defining features of mammals?
  2. What is the importance of hair in mammals?
  3. What role does milk play in the life of a mammal?
  4. Mammals have been highly successful in colonizing new habitats, particularly after the decline of dinosaurs approximately 66 million years ago. How can you explain the apparent success of mammals?

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Exploring Our Fluid Earth, a product of the Curriculum Research & Development Group (CRDG), College of Education. University of Hawaii, 2011. This document may be freely reproduced and distributed for non-profit educational purposes.