More Than just Frogs and Field trips

While we at Digital Frog International are known for frog dissections and digital field trips, our educational software covers much, much more. From anatomy to the flow of matter and energy. From adaptation to geology, our software covers a wide range of topics you teach in your classroom.

Use this chart to help you evaluate which products best fit with your curriculum needs.

This page can also be downloaded as a printable PDF.

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The Living Environment


SPECIFIC TOPICS The Digital Frog 2.5 The Digital Field Trip to The Wetlands The Digital Field Trip to The Rainforest The Digital Field Trip to The Desert

DIVERSITY OF LIFE

Animal comparisons

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Animal adaptations

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Plant comparisons

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Plant adaptations

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Sort living things

Plants vs. animals

Plant structure & function

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Animal structure & function

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Classification according to internal & external features

Species

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Global food web

Variation within species & their survival under changed conditions

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INTERDEPENDENCE OF LIFE

Animal dependencies (food, shelter, nesting, pollination, dispersal)

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Biodiversity

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Adaptations: survival success of different animals in a given environment

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Detritivores: insects & other organisms

Habitat changes: harmful or beneficial

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Microorganisms: beneficial decomposers

Competition for resources

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Physical/abiotic conditions determine growth & survival

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Interactions/relationships (eg. producer/consumer, predator/prey)

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Ecosystems: change (climate/new species)

Ecosystems & humans (human impact)

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FLOW OF MATTER & ENERGY

Plant & animal requirements

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Material recycling

Animal food originates with plants

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Energy needed for life & growth

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Organisms are constantly growing, reproducing, dying, decaying

Food: building materials, energy/fuel

Food: photosynthesis

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Food: breakdown for energy & materials

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Energy: food energy from plants

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Energy: animals oxidize food for energy, most energy lost as heat

Fossil fuels

Life limited by abiotic factors

Nutrient cycles

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Human impact reduces fertility of land

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Sunlight energy fuels food web

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EVOLUTION

Different organisms have different features to help them survive in different kinds of places

Differences within a species may lead to an advantage in surviving & reproducing

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How species change: environmental conditions

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Natural selection

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The Human Organism


SPECIFIC TOPICS The Digital Frog 2.5 The Digital Field Trip to The Wetlands The Digital Field Trip to The Rainforest The Digital Field Trip to The Desert
BASIC FUNCTIONS
Circulatory system
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Digestive system
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Musculoskeletal system
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Control system
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Immune system
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Urogenital system
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Respiratory system
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Nervous system
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Interacting systems
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The Digital Frog 2.5 looks at each frog system in detail & compares it to humans.

 

 

The Physical Setting


SPECIFIC TOPICS The Digital Frog 2.5 The Digital Field Trip to The Wetlands The Digital Field Trip to The Rainforest The Digital Field Trip to The Desert

THE EARTH

Water cycling & climate

Fresh water sources & protection

Ocean currents - climate

Earth’s resources & conservation

Life’s adaptations (gravity, atmosphere, sun’s radiation)

Weather & climate (winds & ocean currents)

PROCESSES THAT SHAPE THE EARTH

Rock classification

Plants & animals may cause change

Waves, wind & water (erosion & deposition)

Rocks, minerals & soil

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Changes in earth’s surface: slow & fast

Sedimentary rock

Metamorphic rock

Rock & its history: minerals, temperatures, forces

Rock layers: folding, breaking, uplifting

Soil composition

Human impact on the environment & ecosystems

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Plants’ role in atmosphere

Rock cycle

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