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DOUBLE TAP TO ZOOM ON PHONE OR TABLET ACTIVITY 2.6 Types of Feet: Animal Footprints DESCRIPTION One of the ways in which animals differ is by the type of feet they have. Different types of feet are adapted for different purposes. In this activity, children not only create animal footprints but also compare the size and shape of their feet to the feet of various animals. In addition, they sort animals into groups based on their feet. STANDARDS Next Generation Science Standards, Kindergarten – K-LS1-1 From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes (Life Sciences) Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework – Scientific Reasoning (Scien- tific Inquiry) Goal P-SCI 1. Child observes and describes observ- able phenomena (objects, materials, organisms, and events). Iowa Early Learning Standards – Mathematics and Science 12.4.5. Uses data from observations to describe the world, including patterns, cause-and-effect rela- tionships, and predictions. Use observations to describe patterns in the natural world in order to answer scientific questions. 54   CHAPTER 2 COPYRIGHTED MATERIAL